RH Reality Check
Elisabeth Garber-Paul is a recent graduate from The New School's Eugene Lang College, where she was the Editor in Chief of the New School Free Press. She now interns at The Nation magazine in New York, and has been published in OMMA, Media, and The Nation.
Since Bart Stupak tried to ban federal funding of abortion in a House
bill earlier this month, there’s been an abundance of opining articles
on the public perception of abortion. And according to two articles
published recently, the real split isn’t between red states or blue
states, but generational approaches to the issue of abortion.
It looks like all the recent outrage directed at Crisis Pregnancy
Centers—and their underlying anti-choice ideology—is finally paying off.
A young man was acquitted in London today on a rape charge. His defense? He was asleep.
A lot has changed since John F. Kennedy put Eleanor Roosevelt at the
head of the very first Commission on the Status of Women. According to
Anthropologist Margaret Mead, who co-edited the final report of that
organization, "the climate of opinion is turning against the idea that
homemaking is the only form of feminine achievement."
Many normal, non-news-junky Americans might have missed that this is Levi Johnston, the young man lucky enough to impregnate the governor’s daughter– just before the governor became the vice-presidential nominee for the Republican part.
I did find Accidentally on Purpose on CBS, the story of Billie, (Jenna Elfman) a movie critic who has a fling with the young, handsome, unstable Zach (Jon Foster). She quickly becomes pregnant.
According to a report from the Associated Press last night, there’s not much time left for pro-choice advocates in
Arizona to block a set of laws that would make it more complicated for a woman to receive an abortion.
According to a new Canadian study, having an abortion could potentially
put woman at risk for problematic pregnancies if they decide to have a
child later on.
In a column on CSCNews.com yesterday, Judie Brown made the ridiculous statement that birth control is "a recreational
drug with serious side effects." As if unprotected sex isn’t?