The Reproductive FACT Act Undermines Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The California Reproductive FACT Act is not all that interested in facts or reproduction. Purportedly, crisis pregnancy centers across the nation have been “misleading” women, so this legislation forces Crisis Pregnancy Centers to post this sign: California has public programs that provide immediate free or low-cost access to comprehensive family planning services (including all FDA-approved methods of contraception), prenatal care, and abortion for eligible women. To determine whether you qualify, Read more […]

New Study says Obama Administration Policies Force Poor to Pay More for Food

The poorest Americans could see their food bills soar thanks to a new swathe of regulations from the Food and Drug Administration. Passed in 2010, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) required the FDA to issue new safety regulations for all foods excluding meat and poultry. A new report from the Mercatus Center argues 10 of the FDA regulations have significantly more costs than benefits. “Imposing ineffective rules on food production is likely to raise food prices and constitute a tax. Read more […]

Turns Out Sugar Isn’t So Sweet

Added sugar in our diets might be doing more to us than just making us fat, according to a new study assessing the deleterious effects of sugar in our diets: “People are becoming literate about the toxic effects of sugar,” [Dean] Schillinger [a member of the SugarScience team that did the newest sugar study] said, “and have more understanding of the idea that high doses are bad for one’s health.” He sees evidence that those in a higher socioeconomic bracket are taking steps to limit intake Read more […]

Google “Partnering” with Corrupt FDA to Regulate Online Pharmacies

An article in the National Journal has the headline “How Google is Trying to Protect Your Drug Supply.” That sounds nice doesn’t it? Your drug supply. The article outlines how Google is now partnering with federal agencies (mostly the FDA) to make sure that dangerous drugs don’t get into the hands of poor, unsuspecting citizens like you. Thanks, Big Brother! I don’t know what we would do without you! Perhaps my sarcasm puzzles you. Let me explain. The FDA, as an organization designed Read more […]

Arguments Against Designer Babies Make Abortion Rhetoric Ridiculous

The FDA is currently debating whether or not to allow research into test-tube babies from more than two parents. Some scientists have been postulating that using the genetics from more than one pair of humans could decrease the risk of certain genetic diseases in children. Scientists think they know how to do it, but the FDA has not yet approved the research for humans. There are various reasons why—the most salient being that this technology could open the door for designer babies. Designer Read more […]

The FDA Is Paralyzed About Antibiotics And Conservatism Will Resurge

There were a bunch of big headlines yesterday alleging that the FDA was “doing something” about the impending antibiotics crisis. As Beth Hoffman observes at Forbes, the new “guidelines” probably won’t change much about how farms use antibiotics. But sadly, the new FDA “rules” announced Wednesday regarding antibiotic use on farm are a bit of a bait and switch. While the recommendations may “restrict antibiotic use” there is not much hope they will actually limit the quantity of Read more […]

Pharmaceutical Companies And The FDA Are Accomplices To Mass Murder

A cursory examination of recent mass murder statistics in the United States reveals an obvious common component of these heinous crimes. A component that is conveniently being overlooked by the newly invigorated anti-gun violence advocates in Washington. Mass violence crimes in America don’t always involve a gun, but in each and every case—going back to the year 2000—where large groups of innocent unarmed victims are attacked in America, the perpetrator is always found to be using a doctor Read more […]