Equal Time

Lin-Fan Wang takes on the danger of giving science and religion equal weight in the fight over the birth control mandate. Wang, a doctor who practices family medicine in the Bronx, writes: “The news coverage of the birth control benefit has been riddled with inaccurate statements, in particular, the allegations that the law requires coverage of abortifacients (medicine that causes abortion) or that the science is unclear on whether the FDA-approved contraceptives are abortifacients.”