#800deadbabies

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It’s time for another round of “what has the Catholic Church ever done for Ireland?” Content note: child abuse, child death, birth abuse, forced adoption.

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“Horrendous, Barbaric, and Inhumane”: Savita’s Death Ruled Medical Misadventure

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The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar concluded in Galway last week with a verdict of medical misadventure. The day of the verdict would have been her 5th wedding anniversary.

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Savita’s Death: Draft Report Leaked to Newspapers

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Details of one report into Savita Halappanavar’s death point to medical mistakes and legal issues.

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Crosspost: It Goes all Ways

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Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone

Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone.

Advocate, Writer, Geek.
Multiply Disabled, Queer, and proudly Autistic.
Primary Obsession: Institutions, History of Care of people with MH/DDs
Also obsessed with: Social Justice, Cats, Victorian Romanticism, and Doctor Who.

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“When people think they are fundamentally broken, it affects their freedom to choose.” -Mama Be Good

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Holy Matrimony: Catholic Institutions and The Fight For Birth Control Coverage

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Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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Late last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, backed by the Obama Administration, announced that all health insurance providers were required to include prescription birth control in their preventive health coverage. Kathleen Sebelius, who was still suffering major criticism for her December Plan B decision, decreed that all health insurance providers must give women access to preventive … Read More

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Republican Candidates Care About Privacy, Just Not Yours.

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Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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“We are seeing a Republican primary that is absolutely a race to the bottom for women, where they are trying to outdo themselves on who would be the worst president for women.”- Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Unless you have lived under a rock for the past few years, you’re more than likely to be aware of the maneuvers … Read More

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Is It Enough? North Carolina Sterilization Victims To Be Compensated

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Savannah born, New York groomed, and Savannah back again writer, editor, and content creator.
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I just want it to be over. I just want it to be over. – Elaine Riddick, sterilization survivor. Among the ugliest and perhaps most underreported incidents in the fight for reproductive access and justice is forced sterilization. The practice, which began out of the eugenics movement to “weed out” bad genes, turned into a powerful tool used to forcefully enact … Read More

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