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Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ mural: Street art, abortion access and the battle over public space in Ireland

After the removal of Irish street artist Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ mural from Temple bar this week, Lorna O’Hara – an IRC-funded PhD student in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University – reflects on the battle over public space that has characterised the debate over abortion access in Ireland in recent years. 1,772 more words

Human Geography

Matt Walsh: "the political expression of Satanism"

“Anyone who considers himself to be a Christian yet still affiliates with the Democrat Party may want to tune in to the convention and ask himself whether Jesus Christ would be in the crowd applauding while Cecile Richards is honored with a prime time speaking slot. 53 more words

Politics/Current Events

Clinton Veep Pick Tim Kaine Bolstered Mental Health System After Va. Tech Shooting

Tim Kaine is in Hillary Clinton’s camp — and his party’s — on the big health care issues, with a defining moment in his tenure as governor coming in 2007 after the mass shooting at Virginia Tech. 722 more words

The Health Law

What Does It Mean To Be "Personally" Pro-Life?

Tim Kaine, vice presidential candidate, has been in the spotlight lately for claiming to be personally pro-life (as a Roman Catholic) yet publicly pro-choice (as a Democrat). 1,258 more words

Culture Wars

Lorna O'Hara: Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th ’ mural: street art, abortion access and the battle over public space in Ireland.

Guest Post: Today we hear from Lorna O’Hara who is an IRC-funded PhD student in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University.

After the removal of Irish street artist Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th ’ mural from Temple bar this… 1,524 more words

Sexism

Lost and Found - July 27th Edition

What to remember about July 27th…

  • 1775  Benjamin Rush begins his term as the 1st Surgeon General of the Continental Army
  • 1929  Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War is signed by 53 countries; known as Geneva Convention…
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History

PREGNANCY "SCARE"?

A child brings new life and joy into the world, so why is getting pregnant so scary?

The first time I heard the phrase “pregnancy scare” I was a sophomore in high school. 687 more words