Category Archives: Abortion

It’s A Girl – Gendercide in India and China

The film, It’s A Girl (available now on Netflix watch instantly), casts a light on the way girls in India and China are discriminated against because of their sex. According to the film’s website, the UN estimates as many as … Continue reading

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Roe At Risk: Fighting for Reproductive Justice Review

When I began to think of topics that would interest our entire class, I immediately thought of this video. Compiled by the Alliance 4 Justice, this video address the issue of Reproductive Justice. Many think of FGM or other extremes … Continue reading

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Kansas bill heats debate over rights of Mothers to be

What happens if the ultrasound technician see something wrong and decides NOT to tell you:  As someone who has felt that nervous glide of the ultrasound many times–wondering if all was OK, I understand the ramifications of this bill.

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Indiana Cuts Funds to Planned Parenthood

Indiana Gov. Daniels said that he is going to sign a bill that would cut funds to Planned Parenthood, PP will attempt to file an injuction to appeal.  What this bill will do is cut $2 million of its Medicad … Continue reading

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Who Needs Girls?

–Jessica Wagoner Females are worth less then males so what do we want to do? Take them out! Although this idea is over embellished, there are many people throughout the world that believe this idea and carry out the practice … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Death of Unwanted Babies on the Rise

This article is about the Karachi-based Edhi Foundation, which provides burials for dead and abandoned babies.  The rise of infant death is on the rise because women who get pregnant out or wedlock abandoned their child, or have to kill … Continue reading

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Pense Amendment (Abortion Bill)

We have all obviously heard about the threat of Planned Parenthood losing its government funding.  But just in case some might not know the many issues that are involved this article can help fill in the blanks.  Jonathan Alter gives … Continue reading

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Interesting Perspectives from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

According to today’s digital version of The Telegraph newspaper in Great Britain, British doctors and gynecologists are being urged to by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to warn pregnant women of the potential complications and risks of pregnancy, … Continue reading

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More Info on Abortion in U.S. Prisons

Abortion Rights for Prisoners Historical Background – – key cases –Griswold v. Connecticut – – 381 US 479 (1965) Invalidated a law prohibiting contraception by married couples –Eisenstadt v. Baird – – 405 US 438 (1972) Extended right to use … Continue reading

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Email from Planned Parenthood on upcoming House Vote

This is an email from Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She announces once again that the House is voting to end Title X funding and cut off women from “their only source of primary care.” She … Continue reading

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