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Abortion in Brazil: a matter of life and death

Donna Bowater – The Guardian, 2/1/2015

Born five years apart, sisters Joyce and Jandyra Magdalena dos Santos Cruz lived together in a simple low-rise in Guaratiba, a poor neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro, with Joyce’s four children, Jandyra’s two daughters, and their mother, Marie Ângela. 123 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Women on Waves illegal Abortions

In response to the article “No one can prevent all abortion. You can only eliminate safe abortions” by Jessica Valenti, I agree with the author, but only if the women was sexually abused, a raped victim or if the baby is sick and she needs to get an abortion. 489 more words


Why Roe v. Wade should matter to all women.

When the Supreme Court passed down its landmark decision 41 years ago upholding a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, lights went on everywhere, forcing backstreet abortionists to pack up their dirty tools and close down shop. 1,153 more words

Roz Rants -- Opinions

Brazil's restrictions on abortion may get more restrictive

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro – NPR, 10/28/2013

The doctor’s office is clean and white and comfortingly bland in an upscale neighborhood of Sao Paulo. We were given the address by a health professional who told us one of the doctors here gives safe abortions in a country where they are illegal. 67 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Abortion - a woman's right?

In Zambia we have rather tricky abortion laws. Abortion is not totally outlawed and Zambia is even known to have the most liberal abortion law in the region. 288 more words


If my Vagina shot bullets, could I conceal it from Rick Perry and John Kasich?

Margaret, if my vagina could shoot bullets it would have fewer regulations on it.  Plus, it would be easier to conceal from idiot politicians like Rick Perry and John Kasich.   780 more words