Talk about cognitive dissonance! When a 10-year-old is raped in Mexico to the anti-choice media outlets it’s the feminist groups who are trying to control her choice.
The Mexican State, the metropolitan area which surrounds the capital is implementing an HPV vaccination campaign aimed at students in the sixth grade.
In 2007 the Mexican Supreme Court upheld a law which decriminalized abortion in Mexico City. Since then, twelve Mexican states have approved constitutional reforms defining personhood as beginning at the moment of conception.
According to a report on Tuesday from Life Site News,
the pro-life movement in Mexico is gaining ground. While abortions are
still available in cases of rape and when the mother’s life is at risk,
the option of terminating a pregnancy for any other reason is looking
grim to those south of the border.
My mother used to say that children take you places you didn’t know you wanted to go. For me, it’s required classes. Who knew political policy could be so enthralling?
New abortion restrictions in Mexico not only demonstrate a shocking lack of compassion, they also directly contradict strong evidence that restricting abortion access does not make abortion less common.
Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that despite the strength of the Catholic Church and conservative forces, science, secularism, and human rights are the true basis for deciding whether or not Mexico City’s abortion law should be upheld.
Mexico Supreme Court will uphold one-year-old Mexico City abortion law; Confusion still remains about John McCain’s anti-choice positions; Pennsylvania asks for federal abstinence-only funds for after school programs.
A new poll shows that the public is at odds with their country’s laws. Most people reject using criminal penalties to prevent abortions.
María Luisa Sánchez Fuentes, executive director of GIRE in Mexico, discusses Mexico City’s recent legalization of abortion to 12 weeks of gestation, and what the U.S. can learn from GIRE’s organizing strategy.