Neutralizing income as a determining factor for what a woman does in her reproductive life is reproductive justice. Much of the Pregnant Women Support Act is a means to that end. But the bill would also prop up crisis pregnancy centers.
Living with a pro-voice solution is the only option for a lasting peace to the abortion war.
We all know the story of international adoption: Millions of infants and toddlers have been abandoned or orphaned. If they are lucky, adoring new moms and dads from faraway lands whisk them away for a chance at a better life. Unfortunately, this story is largely fiction.
When emotions get heated among those who disagree on abortion rights, it can be easy to settle the conversation by calling on adoption as a “compromise.” Is treating adoption as a solution to abortion the best way to craft sensible adoption policy?
I was toxemic, poisoned by pregnancy. My only cure was to not be pregnant anymore. But my life had been shaped by reproductive choices long before this latest one.
Current federal law mandates a “color blind” approach to white families seeking to adopt African-American children — but new recommendations released Tuesday by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute suggest a different approach.
A bill to set the ground rules for contracts between gestational carriers and intended parents passed the Minnesota House last Monday, but only after issues such as abortion and gay adoption made their way into the debate.
For the first time since international adoption began growing in popularity two decades ago, so many countries have either shut their doors to adoption, tightened their rules or increased domestic adoption that it’s now far harder to adopt overseas.
This Mother’s Day, move beyond brunch to acknowledge the courageous acts of all mothers, and wake up Monday morning ready to work toward a world in which pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption choices are all honored fully and equally.
Popular “Choose Life” license plates raise millions for crisis pregnancy centers and other anti-choice organizations. And in Florida, the funds can only be given to women who are willing to give their children up for adoption.