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Afternoon Roundup: Kanye West’s Abortion Tweet Annoys Lily Allen (And Many Others)

Kanye West’s bad-mood-producing abortion tweet; NYC’s racist, anti-choice billboard; the Tea Party’s “we’re not interested in the culture wars” culture-war agenda setting thus far; and midwifery saves money!

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Morning Roundup: Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate Jokes About Bombing Abortion Clinics

South Dakota wants to require a crisis pregnancy center visit before an abortion, racist billboards appear in Manhattan, Oklahoma and Missouri advance bills banning abortion at 20 weeks, and a Jacksonville mayoral canditate jokes about bombing clinics, but said it was ok, the audience was Catholic.

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Racist Anti-Choice Billboards Are Back

If the most dangerous place for a black baby is in a black woman’s womb, then how safe are black children in a black woman’s care?

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Still Seeking Justice: Scott Sisters Freed From Prison But Not Free

Two sisters released from prison on the condition that one give a kidney to the other. Can the government do this?

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Is Better Prenatal Care the Key to Closing the Infant Mortality Gap in America?

The infant mortality crisis in the United States is one of the most shameful examples of health disparities in our country. Ending it may require a total “re-imagining” of prenatal care.

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Is Racism Behind High Infant Mortality Rates Among African-Americans?

What role does racism play in the disgracefully high rates of low birth-weight, prematurity, and infant deaths among African-American infants and the high rate of maternal death among African-American women?

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Our Movement’s Mitzrayim

Access to legal abortion promises a state-of-existence never before experienced, where women are fully empowered to steward the procreative power of the species.

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on Women’s Liberation, Black Manhood, and Total Revolution

This is boundary-breaking & inspiring.  Listen to Carl Dix of the Revolutionary Communist Party spit some cold truth in his remarks at the International Womens’ Program program at LaPregunta Arts Cafe near Harlem on March 6, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dljezhq-PUg

 

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The Billboard Circus and the Abortion Wars

The abortion wars rage relentlessly on, in the United States and elsewhere, and the only lesson to be drawn from recent federal and state legislative action is that the wars show no signs of abating.

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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choice Group Joins Muslim Bashers

An anti-choice group has broadened its agenda to include a new bogey, Islam, and has aligned itself with an international team of fear-mongers to fight the religion’s spread. Unfortunately, they have many allies to help spread hatred.

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