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Pro-life? Or Anti-choice? What's the Difference?

There are a lot of people out there who identify themselves as being “pro-life”. But are they really pro-life? My experience has been that the vast majority of them, especially the conservative christians (aka the American Taliban), seem to not be pro-life but instead are merely misogynists opposed to allowing a woman the right to choose whether or not to carry a fertilized embryo to full term – in other words, anti-choice. 1,216 more words

Politics

April 26 - State and Federal actions - oppose anti-women's health license plates & pro-corporation budgets

It’s nasty out there today, FAM, and it’s likely to be nasty tomorrow, too. Good weather for making some calls.

State (via Michigan Resistance): URGENT. Call Senator Casperson at (517) 373-7840… 783 more words

Federal

Maryland Governor Takes Atypical GOP Approach to Reproductive Rights

Note: Originally published on Rewire News.

Maryland recently became the first state to pass a law reimbursing its Planned Parenthood clinics if Republicans in Congress cuts their funding. 798 more words

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Study Analyzes the Emotional Work of Preventing Pregnancy

Clinicians and patients normalize the mental labor of contraceptive use.

 The burden of preventing a pregnancy has long fallen disproportionately on those who would actually carry a baby. 742 more words

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not on the bernie train

In a discussion about politics with some students this week–outside of structured class activities!–several were surprised to learn that I wasn’t a fan of Bernie Sanders. 574 more words

Politics

Haiku, We Are The Koch Brothers' Suckers

“Republicans want – to destroy healthcare, unions – and education”

Distracted by the Russian spy drama, North Korea, Bill O’Reilly being fired from Fox News?. While the Republicans have your heads spinning, the following bills have been introduced to Congress: 134 more words

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What's Missing From the Debate About Pro-Life Democrats

Democrats must learn the right lessons from the recent kerfuffle over supporting anti-abortion candidates

Democrat Heath Mello, who has sponsored and voted for anti-choice legislation, is running for mayor of Omaha. 1,131 more words

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