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Liberal elite, it’s is high time to strike a deal with the working-class | Joan C Williams

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

Coalition need compromise. But its coalitions that win, writes Joan C Williams, the author of White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America Abortion rights are central to my identity. As an ambitious adolescent, I wanted to have both a vital career and a vibrant intellectual life, and I felt that having a baby at […]

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This States New Abortion Law Is So Awful Its Being Called Rape Insurance

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

The photo is telling. Three white men: one, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, sits, proudly displaying a freshly signed statute, while the other two flank him. All smiling. All seeminglyproud of the legislation they’ve approved. It’s an appropriate display for, perhaps, infrastructure spending or something of the like. But no they’re smiling becausethey justpassed HB 214, […]

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I’m treating pregnant women with Zika and this is what it’s like | Christine Curry

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Some females decide on termination. Others carry on, despite the risks. With so much about the virus still unknown, its a journey for both doctors and patients As a medical student, I recollect reading books about the early days of the HIV epidemic and wondering what it was like for physicians to take care of […]

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The Satanic Temple wants you to have access to ‘rational’ abortion in Missouri

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Planned Parenthood and the Satanic Temple may not be” joining forces” to fight legislators hell-bent on limiting abortion access in Missouri like Breitbart asserts, but the two groups are indeed stimulating strides to help women access abortion services. According to Think Progress, the Satanic Temple appeared at the Missouri State Court Western Appellate District on […]

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This Is How Having An Abortion As A Teen Affects Your Health, Study Says

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th September 2017

So, how does having an abortion before you are 18 affect your well-being, according to a new examine? It doesn’t. But having a kid does. The Finnish study received, as Reuters Health puts it, Girls who have an abortion before age 18 have no negative effects that carry into early adulthood. In fact, women who […]

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Should over-the-counter medical abortion be available? | Daniel Grossman

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

At the moment, the idea of over-the-counter access to medication abortion in the United States sounds crazy. But preliminary data suggests it is safe The coat hanger often with a red line through it is a powerful feminist symbol. Conjuring images of women suffering unspeakable consequences of unsafe abortion, the coat hanger sends a foreboding […]

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Roe v Wade abortion decision at risk in 2016, Schemed Parenthood head warns

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Cecile Richard says the next US president will either protect or destroy abortion rights, on 43 rd anniversary of landmark supreme court decision The future president of the United States will either defend a womans right to access safe and legal abortions or destroy it, Planned Parenthood chairwoman Cecile Richards said on Thursday, precisely 43 […]

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Texas rule necessitating burial or cremation of fetal tissue dishonors women, suit says

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th September 2017

Lawsuit filed by Texas women rights group attempts to block a new rule it says is a political ploy to stimagise abortions A women rights group has filed a suit in an attempt to block a new Texas regulation that requires fetal remains to be cremated or buried. Accusing the country of a politically motivated […]

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Some women regret their abortions. That doesn’t mean others shouldn’t have the choice | Jessica Valenti

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th September 2017

Stephanie Chatfield tells she wishes she hadnt aimed her pregnancy. Enlisting females to tell stories like this has become a major part of anti-choice strategy This week, the spouse of a Republican legislator did something you might find shocking: she wrote about having an abortion. Stephanie Chatfield, who is married to Michigans state representative Lee […]

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‘Makes me sick’: Chris Christie doubles down on his abortion-as-‘self-defense’ line[ video

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th September 2017

Chris Christie induced waves on Saturday night when he suggested at the GOP debate that abortion following rape or incest could be considered “self-defense” 😛 TAGEND I believe that if a woman has been raped, that is a pregnancy that she should be able to terminate. If she is a victim of incest, this is […]

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