Life

"Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats"

In the hugely emotional debate over abortion in this country it's common to hear pro-choice women declare, "How dare anyone tell me what to do with my body!"

Which has always raised a question in my mind: why do they think they have a legal right to full control over their bodies? Ask Abigail about the FDA.

It was early March 2001 when 21-year-old Abigail Burroughs was told by her oncologist that conventional options for her cancer had been exhausted. The good news was that a new drug Erbitux had a good chance to save her life.

The problem was that the Food and Drug Administration had not approved its use.