It is no secret that Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney, the Presidential candidate and his Vice Presidential nominee, have a political agenda that is harmful to women and their health. The political platform of the GOP in this election is to prohibit abortion, restrict family planning options, and even criminalize non-traditional methods of conceiving a child, such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or using a surrogate.
However, when looking at the families of both Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney, questions have been raised regarding their potentially hypocritical stance on family planning methods. Carole Joffe, a professor at the University of California, recently published an article to address this issue. Click here to read the full article.