A few months ago, I decided I would put my reproductive rights rhetoric into some action and started looking into opportunities for clinic escorting and general volunteering in the arena of women’s health and rights. The Supreme Court is currently reviewing a case that challenges the buffer zones around abortion clinics on the grounds that […]
Just months after the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar, another young woman is set to die from anti-choice policies. After weeks of fighting for the abortion that would save her life, a woman going only by the name of Beatriz was denied the procedure by the El Salvadoran Supreme Court on Wednesday of this week. Savita’s death […]
Yep, just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, North Dakota pushes into law what is undoubtedly the most anti-choice legislation to ever crawl from the bowels of uberconservative hell. Did they think that this week’s Supreme Court deliberations would mean that progressives weren’t paying attention?
I have a big mouth. I have a loud mouth. This tends to get me into trouble on occasion.
Answer: Pretty damn anti-choice! Mitt Romney introduced his fresh-faced young VP hopeful last Saturday morning, while some of us still lay asleep in our beds, thinking the world wasn’t so bad after all.
Over the past week or so in Dublin, ads like this have been appearing on the side of buildings:
I hope you weren’t having a good day, because here’s some upsetting news: the number of pro-choice Americans is down to 41%. Let’s think about that. Forty-one percent. Less than half. Not the majority.
Texas women need your help. Starting March 14th, 2012, more than 130,000 Texas women will be out of luck when it comes to receiving reproductive health services. The many women who count on the Texas Medicaid Women’s Health Program (TMWHP) to obtain well-woman exams and family planning will no longer have reasonable access to these services.
It’s that time of year, y’all! No, not jelly beans and Cadbury eggs everywhere time. Well, that too. No, it’s “40 Days for Life” time! Or, as I like to call it, “40 Days to End Women’s Bodily Autonomy and Exercise Religiously-Based Manipulation Based on Medical Falsehoods” time! Isn’t that just charming?
On May 12, 2011, the annual March for Life rally was held in Ottawa. The March for Life is an anti-choice event, consisting of a rally at Parliament Hill and a march through the streets of downtown Ottawa. When my friend invited me to a pro-choice counter-protest, I knew I had to go.