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“This is a Catholic country”: Savita Halappanavar’s unnecessary death

Tweet On November 13 the Irish Times reported on Savita Halappanavar’s unnecessary death. They wrote: Savita Halappanavar (31), a dentist, presented with back pain at the hospital on October 21st, was found to be miscarrying, and died of septicaemia a week later. Her husband, Praveen Halappanavar (34), an engineer atBoston Scientific in Galway, says she asked several times over a [...]
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On the sexual double standard

Tweet Ain’t that the truth?! It seems quite impossible to deny the fact that the issue of abortion or contraception would be entirely different if men could become pregnant. I really truly believe abortion would not even be an issue in any election if it was not tied to women’s rights. It seems to be [...]
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I am pro-life

Tweet A SYTYCB entry. I am pro-life. Yes, my friends, you heard me right: I am pro-life. I love life. I think it’s pretty great. Awesome, in fact. Sure, there are some downers (I’m not particularly fond of spiders or heights, for example), but overall, I’m generally for the entire concept of being alive. I [...]
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The Fifth Stage: My Thoughts at the Thirty-Ninth Annual March For Life, January 23rd, 2012

TweetCross-posted. I wrote this post in the immediate aftermath of my experiences at the March For Life, and have revised it since. I was going to sit on it, and wait for inspiration in expanding my piece into essay-length. However, the recent decision of the Susan G. Komen Foundation to rescind funding for Planned Parenthood [...]
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Thoughts on H.R. 358

TweetThat Thing Down There: Thoughts concerning H.R. 358 The Campus, Thurs, October 20, 2011 I am pro-life. Not only have I had the privilege of spending the majority of my academic career devoted to learning how to live the most fulfilling life I can, but, more than that, I have taken care not to introduce [...]
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