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Tell the Supreme Court: Protect Women's Rights!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, petitions, Supreme Court, SCOTUS )

Freya
- 321 days ago - go.boldpac.com
The Supreme Court has decided to hear Whole Woman's Health v. Cole, a case that threatens Roe v. Wade -- and critical women's health protections.
No, Governor Walker. State Mandated Rape Is Not 'a Cool Thing'
Society & Culture  (tags: vaginal probes, rape, consent, GOP Congressmen, legalizing rape, Abortion )

Barbara
- 460 days ago - dailykos.com
Republican laws mandating the insertion of probes into women's bodies without their consent are attempting to legalize rape. No amount of prurient piety is going to change that inescapable fact. Penetration of a Woman's body without her consent IS RAPE
I Was Too Poor for An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, abortion, economics, women )

Freya
- 697 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I was unemployed and attending college (fully paid for by a loving relative). My husband was working full-time at just a few cents above minimum wage. We could barely afford ourselves.
The Apostate Paul Haggis Vs. the Church of Scientology By Lawrence Wright
Society & Culture  (tags: scientology, Paul Haggis, Travolta, Cruise, beliefs, corruption, Sea Org, abortion, David MiscavigeL Ron Hubbard, ethics, family )

Nancy
- 831 days ago - newyorker.com
Haggis was prominent in both Scientology and Hollywood, two communities that often converge. Although he is less famous than certain other Scientologists, such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta, he had been in the organization for nearly thirty-five years.
The Real Origins of the Religious Right
Society & Culture  (tags: Religious Right, truth, ethics, Americans, abortion, segregation, rights, society, interesting, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, sadness, politics, law, religion )

Carrie
- 855 days ago - politico.com
They'll tell you it was abortion. Sorry, the historical record's clear: It was segregation. This myth of origins is oft repeated by the movement's leaders.
Voters Reject Ban on Late-Term Abortions in Albuquerque
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abortion, society, health, family, government, politics, law, news )

Carrie
- 1044 days ago - cnn.com
Referenda putting abortion on the ballot have been tried on the state level. But what Albuquerque did Tuesday night makes it unique among cities.
A Brief (Almost Silent) History Of Abortion In The Movies (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, movies, abortion, women, society, interesting, media )

Carrie
- 1177 days ago - filmschoolrejects.com
Despite the fact that the ratings system, New Hollywood, and the pro-choice movement all converged rather contemporaneously, the history of abortion in American movies is largely a history of absence.
What If Religious Fanaticism Killed Someone You Love?
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion, abuse, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, women, world )

Kit
- 1405 days ago - alternet.org
The family of a woman who died after being denied an abortion are fighting so others don't suffer the same loss.
Romney Reverses Again On Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: women, rights, health, ethics, family, abortion, dishonesty, freedoms, society, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 1449 days ago - nationalmemo.com
In his latest policy reversal of the campaign so far, Mitt Romney said Tuesday that no abortion legislation would be part of his agenda. This comes from the same candidate who earlier this year said he would scrap funding for Planned Parenthood...
Romney's Son Signed Abortion Clause in Surrogacy Contract--And Mitt Helped Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: women, health, abortion, ethics, dishonesty, interesting, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1465 days ago - alternet.org
TMZ has learned Mitt Romney's son Tagg -- who had twins this year through a surrogate -- signed an agreement that gave the surrogate, as well as Tagg and his wife, the right to abort the fetuses in non-life threatening situations ...
Why the Reproductive Rights Movement Must Abandon the Term "Abortion"
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, abortion, americans, child, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, law, politics, religion, rights, society, women )

Kit
- 1535 days ago - truth-out.org
The Texas GOP evokes the Cells Are Americans metaphor by referring to cells as unborn children. Based on this metaphor, human attributes are mapped onto cell clusters: people have feelings, people have constitutional rights, people can be crime victims->
Nun Excommunicated for Approving Life Saving Abortion Honored
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion, Roman Catholic, women, health, ethics )

Myron
- 1790 days ago - azcentral.com
Margaret McBride: "Whether we are talking about my situation, the state of the church or society in general, I believe that forgiveness and mercy are extremely important for each of us."
Drug Company Where Manager 'Showed Women Porn' Ordered to Pay $250million in Damages for Sex Discrimination
Society & Culture  (tags: women, discrimination, porn, abortion, sadness )

Lone
- 2325 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A New York court has awarded $250million (£174m) against drug giant Novartis for discriminating against female employees in the largest case of its kind. Some 5,600 women will share the money as compensation for 'systemic gender discrimination'
Briefing: New Law Claims a Fetus Can Feel Pain
Society & Culture  (tags: society, fetus, feel, pain, abortion )

Leslie
- 2334 days ago - newscientist.com
On Tuesday 13 April, the fierce battle over abortion rights in the US took a new twist as Nebraska became the first state to restrict abortion to prevent alleged pain to the fetus.
Nebraska Passes Controversial Abortion Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, abortion, society, usa, lawlaw, world, usa, culture, ethics, politics, news, americans )

Cal
- 2361 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Abortion Rights Supporters Say New Law is Unconstitutional, Proponents Hail Passage
 

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