Hundreds of dead newborn girls have been found dumped in garbage piles in Pakistan over the last year as cultural preference for boys drives more parents to murder babies

  Statistics 345 babies found in garbage in Karachi since January last year, charities reveal 99 per cent found to be girls amid a cultural preference for boys, report says In one horrifying case in, a four-day-old was found dead with her throat slit Hundreds of dead newborn girls have been found dumped in garbage …

Dr. Andreas Tzakis performs first uterus transplant in US

By DENISE GRADY The NY Times Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States, the clinic announced Thursday. The operation, which took nine hours, was performed Wednesday, using a uterus from a deceased organ donor. The recipient, 26, is not being identified to protect her privacy. A statement from …

There’s a Reason Gay Marriage Is Winning, While Abortion Rights Are Losing

Are these two CULTURE wars” issues really that similar? Katha Pollitt Why are reproductive rights losing while gay rights are winning? Indiana’s attempt to enshrine opposition to gay marriage under the guise of religious freedom provoked an immediate nationwide backlash. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has allowed religious employers to refuse insurance coverage for birth control—not …