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Menopausal Woman Nostalgic for Choice

Earlier this month, conservative speaker, Ben Shapiro, spoke at the University of Florida. Students and visitors—including myself– lined up hours in advance for tickets to the highly anticipated event. Tickets ran out very quickly and a few hours later hundreds returned to the venue to wait in hopeful anticipation for a few extra tickets or […]

Grace Hoffman | April 18, 2017
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Kenya: “We can improve and save millions”

“If we can reach the poorest and the most vulnerable populations with quality sexual and reproductive health information and services, we can save many lives and improve countless others” mentioned news reporter Okun Oliech of U-report, an organization that promotes abortion in Kenya. He wrote this on Friday, April 7th. Kenya’s abortion policy allows women […]

Ruth Rosa | April 12, 2017
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Victory for Life and Religious Freedom!

After almost fourteen months since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, the Senate voted 54-45 to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch as the 113th Justice of the Supreme Court. This confirmation marks a victory for religious freedom and the Constitutional right to life! Whatever one’s opinion of President Trump’s early days in office, […]

Grace Hoffman | April 7, 2017
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Los feminicidios y el aborto en Jalisco

El estado de Jalisco, México ha sido uno de los líderes en feminicidios durante los últimos años. Además, las estadísticas de violencia de género ya han despertado críticas del gobierno federal. Jalisco está al borde de proclamarse en “alerta de género”. Con todo esto, la respuesta del gobierno refleja la agenda neoliberal que ya es […]

André Fernando Alba | April 2, 2017
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A tentativa de racionalização do aborto eugênico

Esses dias me assustei com a notícia de que na Islândia pessoas com síndrome de down não podem viver. Isso porque a notícia fala que nos últimos cinco anos, todos os bebês com a síndrome são abortados. Logo depois, eu li uma notícia sobre a defesa de um médico britânico de que as mulheres deveriam […]

Aléxia Duarte | March 30, 2017
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Pro-life in Pop Culture: Ed Sheeran’s “Small Bump”

Losing a child through a miscarriage has to be one of the most painful experiences a person could possibly have to endure. I cannot imagine the grief either an expectant mother or father would feel after losing a child who he or she never even got to meet face to face. Ed Sheeran’s popular song […]

Natasha Tax | March 24, 2017
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Our First Impressions on CSW61

Co-written by Sarah Kepins and Ruth Rosa   This year we had the privilege of attending the annual Commission on the Status of Women [CSW61] at the United Nations, as C-Fam interns. CSW tries to promote gender equality and empowerment for women. It is important to attend these conferences, as well as the side events, […]

Ruth Rosa | March 14, 2017
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London’s Tube: Building a Pro-Life Culture

When in London for the first time, there are several things that a tourist must do, including visiting the Tower of London, watching the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace, and riding the tube. This past weekend, I made my first trip to London, and as I was riding the tube, something besides it’s […]

Natasha Tax | March 13, 2017
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Will Ireland Give In?

Faced with both domestic and international pressures to conform to the culture of death, Ireland must fight for the lives of their unborn children. Having lived in Dublin, I have a particular interest in the happenings in Ireland. In the last few decades, Ireland has suffered from an alarming loss of Catholic faith. Last year, Ireland […]

Grace Hoffman | March 10, 2017
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