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House Rejects Bill to Ban Sex-Selective Abortions

May 31, 2012

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New York Times, May 31, 2012 by JENNIFER STEINHAUER The House on Thursday rejected a measure that sought to impose fines and prison terms on doctors who perform abortions on women who are trying to select the gender of their offspring — a practice known as sex-selective abortion. The legislation, which required two-thirds support to […]

Terribly Dumb Sting Operation Claims It Captures Planned Parenthood Endorsing Sex-Selective Abortion

May 29, 2012

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Jezebel, May 29, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan A newly-released undercover sting video by the Top Secret Junior Adventurer Club known as Live Action shows a Planned Parenthood counselor in Texas instructing an actor pretending to be a pregnant woman woman on how to obtain an abortion if she finds out that her fetus is […]

What “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act” Would Mean to Women

May 29, 2012

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Huffington Post, May 29, 2012 by Miriam Yeung On Wednesday, May 30, the United States House of Representatives will consider the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act.” Known as “PRENDA,” the latest version of the bill (there have been at least three) would ban abortions performed on the basis of sex. If this bill becomes law, a doctor […]

What Sex Means for World Peace

April 24, 2012

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Foreign Policy, April 24, 2012 by VALERIE M. HUDSON The evidence is clear: The best predictor of a state’s stability is how its women are treated. In the academic field of security studies, realpolitik dominates. Those who adhere to this worldview are committed to accepting empirical evidence when it is placed before their eyes, to […]