Browsing All posts tagged under »abortion«

what, exactly, is the “moment of conception”

September 13, 2011

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Mississippi to vote on reversing abortion rights by redefining ‘person’ | World news | guardian.co.uk.: Another flyover state is on the “Repeal Roe V. Wade” Bandwagon.  Not so shocking.  What is really bugging me though is this idea that life and personhood begins at “conception”: Mississippi voters will be allowed to vote on an initiative that […]

PP to End Abortions In 3 Arizona Cities as Roe V. Wade is chipped away…

August 18, 2011

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Planned Parenthood To End Abortions In 3 Arizona Cities : NPR. “I think we’ve really done women a disservice in all parts of the state by imposing rules that have no medical significance and just creating barriers,” said Bryan Howard, president of Planned Parenthood of Arizona.\ duh The move came a week after an Arizona […]

Iowa GOP Debate – Rick Santorum’s “beautiful” answer to an abortion question

August 17, 2011

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Iowa GOP Debate Rick Santorum on abortion – YouTube .   Just notice how Mr. Santorum talks about the father (read: violent perpetrator) and the fetus, but there is barely a mention of the woman who would be victimized perpetually.  (transcript below) Funny how for so many men (especially those of the religious persuasion) only view […]

The GOP debate in Iowa shockingly reveals the candidates are *completely* out of touch with women’s reality..

August 12, 2011

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The GOP debate in Iowa reveals the candidates have no grasp of reproductive health « Dr. Jen Gunter.  I think, based on this years legislative sessions nationwide and the recent HHS ruling, it’s safe to say that abortion will be an even hotter topic than normal in the upcoming presidential race. Which is awesome in […]

The politics of abortion.. a thought

June 15, 2011

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I know I post a lot of articles about women’s reproductive justice, especially abortion, and most often these posts include long-winded rants wherein i deconstruct common notions around the issue (sums up most of my blogging, really). But here’s something really simple to think about: 1 in 3 women have at least one abortion in their lifetime. […]

New racist anti-choice billboard campaign to target Latinas

June 8, 2011

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New racist anti-choice billboard campaign to target Latinas: I’m disgusted, but not particularly surprised. Like Steph, as a Latina, I’m angry that my community is being targeted. But I’m not more angry than I was when I saw the first billboards attacking African-American women. I already felt attacked by those original billboards, because these tactics aren’t actually about […]

What’s on my radar today: Undocumented citizens, Foreskin, Gay marriage, profiling, abortion and virginity

June 7, 2011

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Well first, California upholds the rights of undocumented citizens: The court rejected without comment an appeal brought by out-of-state students who said it is unfair that they — as U.S. citizens — have to pay as much as $20,000 more than illegal immigrants to study at the state’s colleges and universities. Lawyers for a conservative […]