Women’s Health

The Effects of Contraception and Abortion on Women

Posted October 1, 2013

The Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan, as a religious institute dedicated to comprehensive health care, would like to respond to the culture of silence about the effects of contraception and abortion on women. Last year, Helen Alvare, JD, Associate Professor of Law at George Mason University, published a widely circulated letter referring to[…]

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Open Letter to President Obama, Secretary Sebelius, and Members of Congress

Posted September 1, 2013

Helen Alvare, JD, Associate Professor of Law at George Mason University, published a widely circulated Open Letter to President Obama, Secretary Sebelius, and Members of Congress referring to “the large body of scholarly research indicating that many forms of contraception have serious side effects [and]’that some forms act at some times to destroy embryos’ “[…]

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Additional Resources for Understanding the Issues on Contraceptives

Posted August 1, 2013

We hope that these sources will be useful to all women and men when considering the efforts of the Executive Office of the US Government to promote contraception and abortion as a so-called “right” of all women without any consideration of the tragic cost to so many women, men, and children.   “The Message on[…]

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