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Update on Bei Bei Shuai: Bad News From Indiana

June 6, 2012

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The Nation, June 6, 2012 by Katha Pollitt Bad news came from Indiana on May 11. The state Supreme Court has refused to review charges of attempted feticide and murder against Bei Bei Shuai. Just before Christmas 2010, Shuai, who was thirty-three weeks pregnant, attempted to kill herself by consuming rat poison after her boyfriend, […]

The War on Women: A Progressive Man’s View

April 10, 2012

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Feminist Wire, April 9, 2012 by Vincent Martin A (self-admitted) conservative male acquaintance recently asked me what the War on Women means. Herein I will attempt to answer him. First, let me provide a shortened definition of War: “War is an organized, armed, and often a prolonged conflict that is carried on between states, nations, […]

Personhood Measures in Disguise

April 2, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 2, 2012 by Lynn M. Paltrow Citizens in Mississippi, once, and Colorado, twice, have resoundingly rejected so called “personhood” measures that would have established the “pre-born” as separate legal persons under the law. There is increasing evidence that when people understand the broad reach of such measures, they vote them down. But […]

The GOP War On Women Demands A New Women’s Rights Agenda for America

March 19, 2012

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The New Civil Rights Movement, March 19, 2012 by Tanya Domi “Feminism” with a capital “F” is making a roaring comeback, thanks to the Republican War On Women: misogyny on steroids. It’s time we demand a new women’s rights agenda. As a young girl growing up in basketball-crazed Indiana, I used to go to bed […]

Girl Scouts promote homosexuality and abortion, lawmaker says

February 22, 2012

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LA Times, February 22, 2012 By Rene Lynch Girl Scouts are dangerous — and not just to your diet. At least that’s what Indiana lawmaker Bob Morris says. He has labeled the Girls Scouts of America a radical organization that promotes homosexuality and abortion and is out to destroy American values. The Republican state representative […]

Nebraska Mother’s Nightmare with 20 Week Ban (2010)

March 14, 2010

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ABC News, March 14, 2012 by SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Danielle Deaver was 22 weeks pregnant when her water broke and doctors gave her a devastating prognosis: With undeveloped lungs, the baby likely would never survive outside the womb, and because all the amniotic fluid had drained, the tiny growing fetus slowly would be crushed by […]