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Why “Fetal Personhood” is a Dangerous Word Game

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What does it mean to be a person? For the anti-abortion group, Personhood USA, a “person” is present from the moment a sperm penetrates an egg, and members are fighting to have their definition encoded into law. Online coaching tools … Continue reading

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America: Where Women and Doctors Need Bulletproof Vests?

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An Interview with Julie Burkhart, reproductive rights hero.        In 2009, Dr. George Tiller, family doctor and abortion provider, was shot and killed in his Wichita, Kansas church by an anti-choice extremist. Before the murder, Julie Burkhart worked side by side … Continue reading

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Will the Catholic Bishops Decide How You Die?

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What happens when religious institutions get to manage public funds, absorb secular hospitals, and put theology above medical science and individual patient conscience? In 2010, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, an elderly woman was rushed to a local hospital called St. John. … Continue reading

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Gosnell “House of Horrors” Stirs Pre Roe v. Wade Memories

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Desperate, frightened women. Incompetent and unscrupulous medical practitioners. Poor equipment. Bloody sheets. Filthy conditions. Gruesome fetal and placental remains . . . . For anyone who lived or even has heard pre-Roe abortion stories, the trial and conviction of Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Abortion as a Blessing, Grace, or Gift—Changing the Conversation about Reproductive Rights and Moral Values

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How can we reclaim the moral high ground in the debate about abortion as a part of thoughtful, wise loving and living? Most Americans think of childbearing as a deeply personal or even sacred decision. So do most reproductive rights … Continue reading

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