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The Briefing 05-10-13

1. Hiding behind “Science” – The Emergency Contraception Controversy

Sneering at Parents, Hiding Behind “Science” — The Emergency Contraception Controversy, AlbertMohler.com (Dr. Albert Mohler)Prude or prudent? The debate over access to Plan B, Washington Post (Kathleen Parker)Teen pregnancy app promoted by NYC health officials, NewsDay (The Associated Press)

2. Mark Sanford’s morality tale – The small social cost of adultery, even in the Bible Belt

Sanford and the Culture, The National Review (Jonah Goldberg)

Comeback Achieved, Sanford Takes Spotlight, New York Times (Kim Severson)

3. In Brazil, the further distancing of reproduction from sex, marriage, and the family

Brazil Allows in Vitro for Gay Couples, ABC News, Brasilia

4. Colorado the test case for regulating legal marijuana, still federally illegal

First Laws Passed for Colorado Pot Market, Wall Street Journal (Ana Campoy)

5. Something is wrong with my Hot Wheels: my boys keep crashing them into each other

Are moms to blame for stagnant Hot Wheels sales? Houston Chronicle (Amy Graff)