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What must I pay attention to?

Apparently, having a baby takes up a lot of time–both because it requires so much attention (feeding, changing, comforting, lulling to sleep), and because it attracts so much of it. 419 more words

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Fetal homicide bill passes a state Senate committee

DENVER — A fetal homicide bill cleared a hurdle at the state legislature Wednesday and is now headed to the full Senate for debate and a vote. 90 more words

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Fetal homicide bill passes a state Senate committee

DENVER — A fetal homicide bill cleared a hurdle at the state legislature Wednesday and is now headed to the full Senate for debate and a vote. 90 more words

Politics

After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Advance Fetal Homicide Bill

DENVER (AP) — A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder. 539 more words

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Personhood

“Personhood.” this is an inherently exclusionary legal term created to exclude certain groups of people.

One might say that there are certain prerequisites (either than being human) to enjoy the perquisites of being a person. 486 more words

Maslow and Tutu on personhood

New York in the 1920s was a tough place to grow up, especially if you were the son of Jewish émigrés from Russia. Amidst poverty, anti-Semitism and inter-ethnic violence, the young Abraham Maslow struggled to come to terms with his life. 496 more words

Personhood

Blame Alice: how language wilfully produces power imbalances in dementia

People who’ve received a diagnosis become entwined in power games, often from clinicians, often conferring blame on them.

As public health and discussion of non-communicable diseases produces more detailed effective messaging of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, we have to be careful. 648 more words

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