Aborting Your Pregnancy

Posted on the Feb 18, 2010 by Betty Dodson
"Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State." -- Edward Abbey (1927-1989)
Posted on the Feb 11, 2010 by Betty Dodson
I just read a great deal in OTI and one article that resonated was "Convictions to Action: Lessons from Margaret Sanger," by Gloria Feldt. I don't think many people know the story of how Margaret...
Posted on the Feb 03, 2010 by Carlin Ross
The French government has refused to grant citizenship to a foreign national on the grounds that he forced his wife to wear the full Islamic veil. CBS collaborated with Focus on the Family to create...
Posted on the Jan 27, 2010 by Betty Dodson
Ruth Proskauer Smith was one of the founders of NARAL and worked tirelessly to protect a woman's right to choose.  She has left the planet at the age of 102.  Although I never met Ruth, she is a...
Posted on the Jan 25, 2010 by Anonymous
I just watched "The Pregnancy Pact" on Lifetime. I didn't have high expectations for the movie, because Lifetime isn't known to make movies about teens realistic or believable. Or maybe they are......
Posted on the Jan 15, 2010 by Carlin Ross
It would be funnier if we didn't have these sort of requirements. Some states require a woman to look at a sonogram of the fetus before she gets an abortion: 
Posted on the Jan 10, 2010 by Carlin Ross
It always amazes me how little we know about our legislative history and how much we've lost without even realizing it.  Michelle Goldberg, author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the...
Posted on the Dec 18, 2009 by Carlin Ross
Update: opening arguments began today in the lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights challenging Oklahoma's move to publish the personal information of women who've had abortions on the...
Posted on the Dec 13, 2009 by Carlin Ross
Whenever I'm at a cocktail party and someone asks "what do you do?", I hesitate for a moment not because I'm not proud of my work but because I don't know how to put it all into one sentence.  Do I...
Posted on the Nov 20, 2009 by Carlin Ross
Thank you nooneknow1028 for the link. George Carlin's rant about anti-abortion conservatives is right on the money.
Posted on the Nov 10, 2009 by Carlin Ross
I've been watching the health care debate and all the statements about abortion.  I do believe that Nancy Pelosi was torn about the Stupak-Pitts Amendment barring women from using their insurance to...
Posted on the Nov 10, 2009 by Carlin Ross
I am really starting to love Senator Barbara Boxer.  According to Boxer, the Senate has enough votes (60) to defeat the Stupak-Pitt amendment which bans coverage for abortions if insurance companies...
Posted on the Oct 11, 2009 by Betty Dodson
A new study concludes that carefully crafted informed consent laws, rather than discouraging women to forgo an abortion, have zero impact on the amount of abortions performed in the states that...
Posted on the Sep 30, 2009 by Betty Dodson
Call your senators today and tell them to stand up for women's health. And this is the important part: we need you to commit to keeping up our side of the debate by calling once a week until health...
Posted on the Aug 13, 2009 by Carlin Ross
Thank you, Tommy, for the link.  I'm outraged.  Abortion is legal yet our government turns a blind eye to the criminal harassment, death threats, and murder of its citizens.  Why do they continue to...