Pro-Choice Articles

June 11th, 2014

Hope Rises from the Rubble

On May 23rd, Elliot Rodger murdered six people and wounded 13 more, at random, in Isla Vista, near the University of California Santa Barbara. The supposed reason: Women. In a 135-plus page, misogynist, autobiographical manifesto and multiple YouTube videos, he
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March 3rd, 2014

The Demise of Abortion Rights in New York State

The end of abortion rights in New York State is coming, and not with a bang but with a whimper. Its demise is already in full swing. The cause is the election of politicians like Jeff Klein and Michael Kaplowitz who
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April 29th, 2013

Eden Foods Doesn’t Want to Pay for Employees’ BC

Special Thanks to Nita, Shaunna, Kat, Malinda, and Karin, the UltraViolet team! Sign the Petition at the Bottom! The Boycott is having an affect. “Soy milk. Organic beans. Gluten-free pasta. A radical agenda to ban birth control coverage for their
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April 29th, 2013

“You Deserve Rape”

“You Deserve Rape,” was the text of a poster held by an open air preacher. This was his response to April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sounds much like Todd Akin on the subject of rape. Below is the text
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March 25th, 2013

What Zumba can teach us about healthy choices & reproductive rights

How many times have you been part of the handwringing conversation lamenting the lack of involvement in the fight for reproductive rights by a particular group of people –  the “why don’t _____ care” conversation? (Fill in the blank with whomever you
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June 29th, 2008

The Gloucester Pregnancy Pact

Many people have now heard the story of the teenagers in Gloucester, MA who made a pact with one another to get pregnant and raise their children together. There’s a lot of judgment surrounding this situation and these girls, and
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June 2nd, 2008

Defining the Fetus

One of the most detrimental things to the pro-choice groups is the incessant need of the anti-choice groups to define, redefine, and define again when, exactly, life begins.  This happens on large and small scales all over the country, all
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April 10th, 2008

Nigerian Abortions

When she discovered she was pregnant, Faith stole a few thousand naira – about $40 – from her mother to pay for a secret abortion. Linked above is a great article from BBC News on the risky abortion practices happening
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January 19th, 2008

Abortion rate at lowest level since 1974

The rate of abortion has fallen to its lowest rate since 1974, according to this report, released yesterday. However, also according to that report, 1 in 5 pregnancies still ends in abortion, meaning we need to do something to lower
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December 12th, 2007

Fertilized Eggs are Not People

  Law student, Kristi Burton, is trying to get the state of Colorado’s Constitution to recognize fertilized eggs as people. Similar efforts are being attempted in Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi and Oregon. Not only is this yet another incremental attack on
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