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Apparently, Making Jokes About People With Disabilities Is “Really [Screwed] Up”, But Killing Us Isn’t

On Saturday, I went to the beach with my family. While I had a wonderful time, that is not what this blog is about. When I was in the car on the way to the beach, my sister was telling me about how she had made a wheelchair joke about me. I had posted a […]

Gregory Lobo | June 21, 2018
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Indian delegate at UN implies the Right to life of children with disability is at the mercy of the women’s choice

In a side event at the Conference of State Parties to the Convention of People with Disabilities (2018), sponsored by the permanent mission of India to United Nations, the Secretary of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities rephrased a crucial question concerning the Right to Life of persons with disabilities as depending on the […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | June 19, 2018
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Lejeune And Asperger: Two Opposing Models For Treatment Of The Disabled

When, in April, I read about the disgusting revelations about Hans Asperger, who discovered autism, while I was somewhat disturbed reading about it, I was also very interested. For those who are unaware of the findings, the journal Molecular Autism published a study that used Asperger’s medical records to prove that he regularly referred his […]

Gregory Lobo | June 19, 2018
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Neurodiversity: The New Frontier in Protecting Life

The concept of neurodiversity promises a fresh perspective that may illuminate truth for those who pit quality of life against sanctity of life. “A civilized society can only be based on respect for diversity… it is from this diversity that the richness of humanity springs,” said Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General of the European Organization for […]

Abigail Long | June 11, 2018
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Sovereignty or Cultural Elitism: United Nations to Decide

In the early 1990s, the United Nations sent twenty-thousand peacekeepers to the sovereign nation of Cambodia in an effort to hold fair elections and keep the peace. The initiative, entitled the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia, marked the first instance in which the United Nations overtook the administration of a sovereign state. In a […]

Peter Thomann | June 4, 2018
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Cradle of Love – Remembering Brave Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is celebrated across cultures in some way or the other. Though highly commercialized, our culture seems to be in need of this day as it might be the only occasion for some moms to hear from their children. While families and organizations have their own way of celebrating this day, we do it […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | May 18, 2018
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Planned Parenthood NJ downsized: one step closer to shut down

We processed with weekend fatigue. Gathering whatever strength we had left, we encouraged one another through smiles that concealed our inner struggle. But when we reached our spot, lo and behold, the sight of a notice was enough to give everyone a boost of energy for the rest of the day. It read “We’re moving.”  […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | May 15, 2018
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El mito del “millennial egoísta” y la juventud que se levantó por una causa: La Defensa de la Vida.

Una valiente apuesta en año electoral. El pasado sábado 28 de Abril del presente año se llevó acabo en la Ciudad de México la marcha más importante de nuestro país por la defensa de la vida y la dignidad humana desde la concepción hasta su término natural, sin interrupción. La cita fue temprano, Voluntarios, sociedad […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | May 7, 2018
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The Attack on Children in the School System

The New York Times published a couple of weeks ago entitled, “In Sweden’s Preschools, Boys Learn to Dance and Girls Learn to Yell,” it outlines the work of a gender progressive pre-school in Stockholm. In this school, the teachers only use “gender-neutral pronouns,” and in an effort to stem off a split along traditional gender […]

Hannah Thies | April 9, 2018
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