Tag Archives: abortion
Proposed bill would criminalize an abortion after a rape as destroying evidence. But since we all know that uteri have a magic rape-sperm shield, then the crime to which the fetus would be evidence of would be reporting a false rape. … Continue reading
Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade. American women of child bearing age today have never known a time when abortion was illegal. Jill from Feministe.com wrote a good piece in the Guardian about it. In … Continue reading
…for lack of a better term. A new study from the National Advocates for Pregnant Women is to release a new study examining cases of arrests, detentions, forced medical procedures, and other violations of women’s rights. Rights denied because she … Continue reading
Seriously, what the shit? Todd Akin has a political ad that is pretty much “I had an abortion. I was raped. And I support Todd Akin.” Oh, ok. Since one rape survivor is voting for Akin (for reasons unexplained in … Continue reading
This post on CNN traces a little of the history of the religious opposition to abortion. In 1968, Prof. Bruce Waltke of the Dallas Theological Seminary explained that life begins at birth: God does not regard the fetus as … Continue reading
This letter. Wow. Amazing doesn’t begin to cover it. Trigger warning for sexual assault, and maybe just having a vagina generally. After reading it, I wanted to cry and throw up. I want to find a quote to show you, … Continue reading
If you doubted the war on women, or doubted where it was going, consider this. The short of it, a single mother was kicked out of the Air Force and had her scholarship revoked. Why? Because she deigned to give … Continue reading
“I think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that God intended to happen,” says a fascist from Indiana. I’m experiencing rape fatigue, so I can’t even.
Mehdi Hasan and abortion: So tell me, is this the right response?. I thought this was fantastic and just wanted to share.