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I’m pro-choice (and so can you!)

TweetCross posted on Feminists for Choice  I was raised in Pakistan, where abortion is illegal. So as you can imagine, there’s a big market for illegal abortions there, and it’s horrific. In 2012, Nele Obermueller reported for The Guardian: “Shamin was not married when she got pregnant. Rather than face the shame of being a single mother in [...]
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Trust Women Week: Judy’s Story

TweetNOTE: Trust Women Week overlaps with the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and reasserts our firm commitment to reclaiming the future of reproductive decision-making in 2012. Throughout the week, we will be honoring women’s experiences and voices by featuring a different story from The 1 in 3 Campaign January 21-27. Roe v. Wade was [...]
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Abortion Clinic Burned on New Year’s Morning – Into the Streets for Abortion Rights On Roe V Wade!

On January 1st, by 1:00 in the morning, an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Florida was engulfed in flames. By all accounts thus far, this was a case of arson. But chances are you have heard nothing about this. The fact that there has not been a single politician commenting on this violent assault on an institution that is essential to women's freedom and that this act of terror has not been picked up on in the national/mainstream media should only serve as a further wake-up call to those who care about women's rights.
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The Criminalization of Women Controlling the Size of Their Families

TweetA woman in Idaho is facing a $5,000 fine and up to five years in prison for an ‘unlawful abortion’. The mother of three believed she was 14 weeks along (examination of the fetus remains found that it was 20-25 weeks) and did not have the resources to visit a doctor for an actual medical [...]
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The Rhetoric of Choice

TweetIf you asked me my position on abortion, I would probably tell you: I’m pro-choice. If I’m feeling incendiary, I might express my point of view more explicitly: I am in favor of abortion. I support women’s right to choose. I believe in that choice; I support that choice; I will fight for women (and, [...]
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