Tag Archives: anti-choice

5 things that are people according to the impeccable logic of Senator Lindsey Graham

TweetLindsey Graham, US Senator from South Carolina and Expert on Pregnancy, defended the 20-week abortion ban he’s introduced in Congress by noting that parents sometimes sing to their fetuses. Ergo: fetuses are people.  Tweet
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Another Indiana woman is being charged with feticide after seeking medical help

TweetA few years after Indiana tried to charge Bei Bei Shuai with feticide after she attempted suicide, the state is now going after another woman for the crime. Purvi Patel went to the ER with vaginal bleeding after delivering a fetus at home. Initially, prosecutors charged Patel with “felony neglect,” claiming the fetus was born alive and [...]
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Congressional candidate sends “prevent abortion” condoms to anti-choice group

Tweet Count me as an ardent supporter of Arizona congressional candidate James Woods. When the pro-choice Democrat received a survey from the National Pro-Life Alliance asking him to pledge his support for the “sanctity of life,” he send back a box of condoms that read “prevent abortion“ along with this letter.  Tweet
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Nearly 20 percent of Americans don’t know that first trimester abortion is legal

TweetAccording to a new study from the University of Cincinnati, residents of blue and red states are pretty much equally, scarily uninformed about abortion’s legality, risks, and prevalence. Here are the questions from the survey, followed by the percentage of respondents who answered correctly. Give it a shot and check the correct answers after the jump. What percentage [...]
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Ireland denies suicidal rape survivor an abortion and forces her to undergo a C-section

TweetIreland’s abortion law drew international outrage after the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar a couple years ago. The attention, combined with the long-term advocacy of local and international human rights organizations, spurred the government to ever-so-slightly loosen its restrictions to allow abortion “when there is a real and substantial risk to the life of the mother, including [...]
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