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The UK’s Deplorable Witch Hunt Against Asian Women

UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Why do the Daily Telegraph, UK Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, and now the Independent, in the name of opposition to gender discrimination, appear to be investigating women of Asian descent and doctors who provide abortions?

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British Minister Says “People’s Views” Are Why Abortion Limit Should Be Rolled Back

British Minister for Women and Equalities Maria Miller. Photo: The Guardian.

Well, at least she’s not trying to cage her remarks in fake science.

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Global Roundup: Indian Muslim Women Fight for Marriage Laws; Forced Sterilization in Uzbekistan

Weekly global repro roundup: Foreign Policy’s “Sex Issue” has hits and misses; Uzbek Government is accused of “sterilization quotas”; women and girls in UK still vulnerable to female genital cutting; Muslim women in India envision a new marriage law.

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BBC To Air Live Radio Show From Abortion Clinic

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The radio network will produce a live 2 hour special focusing on a clinic, its staff and patients.  But will anti-choice let the broadcast happen?

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Global Roundup: Catholic Church Opposes Women’s Health Care in the Philippines; Have Anti-Choice Extremists Invaded Britain?

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Weekly global roundup: Philippines’ Reproductive Health Bill could finally pass; Saudi Arabia makes moves to let women play in the Olympics; first national abortion study in Rwanda released; anti-choice zealots in the UK get a bit louder.

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Abortion in Ireland: Ignoring Reality

The idea that the number of women travelling to Britain for abortions is the sum total of Irish women actually having abortions would be laughable if it weren’t so tragic.

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Medical Abortion in Britain and Ireland: Let’s Join the 21st Century!

The abortion pill potentially puts the control over abortion into women’s hands, and a lot of conservative men and women aren’t sure they like that.

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Morning Roundup: Pharmacist Preferred to Have Woman Bleed Out

British advocates want to change medical abortion requirements, a pharmacist in Idaho refused to fill a prescription for a woman she believed had an abortion, Vanderbilt changes application letter, and Japanese teens are uninterested in sex.

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Morning Roundup: Watch Out for Sodomy Obsessed Representatives, Minnesota

Sodomy obsessed state reps in Minnesota, profile of Steph Herold, Rick Santorum continues the steps towards a presidental campaign, and twenty percent of British women have taken emergency contraception.

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Pleasurable Advice for Teens

There’s no use denying the pleasure of sex—even when it comes to
talking with teens about sexual health. Not talking about why people
have sex is not approaching the subject honestly, and therefore not a
smart way to approach sexual education.

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