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Abortion, Let’s NOT Leave Religion Out of It!

Over and over and over again people tell me to leave religion out of the debate over abortion. “Many Christians believe in the right to abortion, at least in cases of rape or incest,” I am often told, “So, why alienate them by bringing up religion?”

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The Morality of Choosing Abortion

The religious pundits have claimed the moral high ground, claiming that God and History have decreed it immoral to have an abortion.  This is a fiction. We have morals, and we have responsibilities. The choice not to bear a child can be a deeply moral one.

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The NYTimes Whips Up More Moral Agonizing About Women’s Reproductive Rights – Enough!

NY Times Magazine features yet another article questioning the morality of women who make their own decisions about their child-bearing.

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A Waitress’s Abortion Story

In just one dinner at a random restaurant having greasy food and a couple of beers we scratched the surface of the potential that exists.

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Talking to the Abortion Rights Activists in Germantown, MD

What happens on the front lines of Dr. Carhart’s clinic for this week is extremely important – but what comes out of it is perhaps even more critical.

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Summer of Choice: Walk for Choice at Germantown Clinic

Activists walk at the Germantown Summer of Choice, July 31, 2011

About 220 people “Walked for Choice” on Sunday July 31 in the beastly Maryland sun in support of Dr. Leroy Carhart.  Spirits were high…

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Federal Judge Grants Injunction Against Kansas Law Barring Funding for Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has blocked a new Kansas law that would strip federal family planning funding from a Planned Parenthood chapter in the state, reports the Associated Press.

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Injunction Sought Against North Dakota Law Banning Medication Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction blocking implementation of a new North Dakota law that would ban medication abortion.

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A Tale of Miscarriage, Abortion, Financial Stress and… Love

During a year of awful loss and trying times, it would be easy—even understandable—to dwell on the bad times right now. But instead,  I want to tell my wife I love her.

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NYT: The Courts Stand Up for Access to Reproductive Health Care

In an editorial today, the New York Times discusses the vital role the courts have played in recent weeks in blocking viciously regressive laws seeking to deny women access to both self-determination and to basic reproductive health care.

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