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Hobby Lobby decision perpetuates myths on birth control

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's column on the Hobby Lobby case takes as given the distortion of scientific facts at the core of the case. ("Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss' business," Op-Ed, June 30) Overwhelming evidence has shown that emergency contraception does not prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg and does not cause the termination of an existing pregnancy. Therefore, emergency contraception it is not an abortifacient, contrary to what the Supreme Court justices and Goldberg contend. Such uncritical endorsements of distorted science are the source of much misinformation, as I have discovered in my own research on barriers to access to...

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