Those who’ve been following some of my recent discussions about breastfeeding and civil liberties might be interested to note this symposium poster. Parenting, Gender, and the Law is a symposium sponsored by the Stanford Journal for Civil Rights and Civil… Read More ›
What the media isn’t asking about that private hospital birth study (or, Bayes’ Theorem for Dummies)
Have peer review committees just given up on actually including a statistician these days? or do the statisticians need to do more sociology classes?
I just watched “The Doctors” on birthing. They called the show “The Alternative Birthing Debate”. I thought I’d live-semi-transcribe it for you. Some of this is quickly paraphrased, but the quoted material is not misquoted in ways (I hope) that… Read More ›
Palin’s priorities as mayor of Wasilla: raising taxes essential for a hockey rink, but funding rape evidence kits is too high a burden for the taxpayer
Our last Palin thread is getting a little long, so here’s another bit to chew on: via Bitch PhD: Back in 2000, Alaska’s then-governor, Tony Knowles, signed legislation protecting victims of sexual assault from being billed for tests to collect… Read More ›