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Trope-a-Day: Population Control

Population Control: Averted.  This is the thing the Empire’s Reproductive Statutes don’t do.  (They exist mostly to prevent violating the rights of about-to-be sophonts by creating them below the acceptable minimums for their species; this exercise in eugenics primarily means “no hereditary diseases or defects”, but does go so far as to define that as including things like “being stupid or unbearably ugly”, and includes high-p probabilities of your parents rendering you defective in non-genetic ways.  97 more words

Trope-a-Day

People for the Ethical Treatment of People (PETP)

Granted, PETP does not have the same ring as PETA. That really is a good name they have going. This is not to in any way diminish the need for ethical treatment of animals. 1,111 more words

No abortion here please

Just when you imagine that the casualties of the Boko Haram conflict lies simply in the increasing number of fatalities (tragic as that is), along came the news that a growing number of the females within the… 348 more words

Contemporary Issues

Pro-Choice vs. Pro-Life

Reproductive rights are probably the most controversial aspect of feminism, politically and socially. Which is kind of ironic since they appear, at least to me, to be the most basic. 291 more words

Feminism

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas abortion law

By Sandhya Somashekhar June 29 at 5:35 PM

The Supreme Court barred Texas on Monday from implementing a law that would have forced more than half the state’s 19 abortion clinics to close their doors later this week. 712 more words

Reproductive Rights

Fascinating Connection Between Planned Parenthood and Same-Sex Marriage Case

We’ve all been celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to affirm the right for same-sex couples to marry. But did you know there is a direct link between this case and Planned Parenthood? 206 more words

Reproductive Rights

Supreme Court Keeps Texas Abortion Clinics Open for Now

The Supreme Court voted Monday to temporarily block several abortion restrictions in Texas until the court decides whether to take the case on appeal.

The… 365 more words