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The Real Problem with Abortions

TweetGetting an abortion was not in my summer plans, but then again, neither was being pregnant. Although I originally wanted to keep my baby, who I had affectionately nicknamed Juno after the Ellen Page movie, due to a large variety of factors, I chose to get an abortion. The father, a somewhat friend from college, [...]
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The Story that Could Not BE More Irish

TweetSometimes my country lives up to its reputation in the worst ways and I hate it. On Thursday evening, after a debate that stretched to 5am the night before, Irish legislators in the Dáil, the lower house of parliament, finally passed some incredibly restrictive legislation adding a few tiny exceptions to our ban on abortions. Our politicians [...]
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Hillary Clinton being a boss (video)

Tweet History will look at Hillary Clinton as someone who never gave up and continued to succeed, despite being knocked down over and over again. She will be seen as a polarizing trailblazer who finally found her voice — leading to eventual success as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State. Once in positions of [...]
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Plan B for All

TweetLast night’s NYTarticle  article on Obama’s Plan B decision flooded my facebook homepage, twitter and email. This news is undoubtedly, a huge step forward for reproductive rights and progress for girls and women of all ages and colors. A recent conversation with some lovely and wonderful, also evangelical conservative family, left me with pause on [...]
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Slavery and Holocaust Used to Defend 20-Week “Fetal Pain” Bill

TweetCross-posted from Eyes Right Blog Last week, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona) introduced a bill that would prohibit abortion access nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy – with no exceptions for rape, incest, or health of the mother — based on the scientifically unsound claim that fetuses have developed the ability to feel pain by then. [...]
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