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Southern Baptist Convention members, called "messengers", casting their votes on Wednesday June 12, 2024 to affirm the group's opposition to IVF.
Ben Thorp
Southern Baptists voted to oppose In Vitro Fertilization for the first time during their convention in Indianapolis. It’s a move that, some worry, could indicate a growing push among conservative groups to advance arguments for fetal personhood and further restrict reproductive choice.
Incarcerated people are some of the sickest people in our country. Many have chronic conditions such as diabetes or lung disease. And they’re far more likely to suffer from mental illness and addiction. On Season 2 of Sick, listen to stories of what goes wrong in corrections facilities — places meant to keep people healthy, but built to punish them.
Sickle cell disease is the nation’s most common genetic disorder, but is often overlooked when it comes to resources. Sickle cell researchers, physicians and patients believe these disparities exist – and persist – because of systemic racism. This reporting is supported by a grant from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2022 Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems.