Maternal Health: The Premiere Security Issue of Our Day [VIDEO]

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patricia m lasek
patricia lasek5 years ago

All women should have access to safe birth control and abortion.

Nina Anghel
Nina Anghel5 years ago

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Nina Anghel
Nina Anghel5 years ago

7:48AM PST on Nov 30, 2011

Thank you for sharing this interesting article...

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Nina Anghel
Nina Anghel5 years ago

ok thanks

Janeen T.
Janeen T.5 years ago

ok thanks

K s Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Claire M.
Claire M.5 years ago

Lets see they want to make it so all access out of being a baby maker are sealed off and at the same time cut most if not all funding to support needy children.

Breed them but don't feed them? What kind of logic is that?

Marie W.
Marie W.5 years ago

Birth control should be The Premiere Security Issue of Our Day - not more babies.

Nancy Black
Nancy Black5 years ago

It makes good sense to give women the best health care possible when they are pregnant. A good beginning means a positive ending. If we want healthy babies, we need healthy mothers.

Ellie Damann
.5 years ago

keep abortion and birth control legal