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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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Gendercide in Asia: A CSW62 panel for Asia without Asians

“Invest 5000 today save 500,000 (dowry) later.” So read an advertisement outside abortion center in Punjab, India. How can we empower girls and women in rural areas if first of all they’re not allowed to be born and are targeted and killed in the womb? The 62nd commission on the status of women just ended. […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | March 30, 2018
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Gerber’s Welcoming Message

One of the most hopeful recent news items was the positivity in response to Gerber announcing their Baby of the Year choice. Why the extra-special response? Lucas Warren, this year’s winner, is not only especially adorable, but also has Down Syndrome. Not only that, he is the first baby with Down Syndrome to be chosen […]

Kiersten Lynch | March 16, 2018
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Coming Out Pro Life

It’s not always easy as a student. I’ve sat in a desk on numerous occasions: sweating, heart beating fast, even shaking sometimes. What’s the anxiety? To come out as pro-life. Recently I was in a class discussion about abortion. From the start I knew that nearly all of my peers were pro-choice. And knowing that […]

Kiersten Lynch | January 9, 2018
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Portugal. The Man’s Pro-Abortion Music Video

Earlier this year, a Pacific-coast band called Portugal. The Man released an “interactive” music video to the tune of their song called “Feel It Still.” The video, released in March, is jam-packed with anti-conservative imagery and radical socialist ideas. Many observers, from both sides of the political aisle, seem to be in agreement that the […]

Brenna Lewis | November 10, 2017
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México: ¿Las leyes protegen al embrión humano?

La Vida es un derecho fundamental, el cual se encuentra reconocido en todas las legislaciones del mundo y en los tratados internacionales. Sin la vida no es posible hablar del resto de los derechos humanos que nos corresponden como personas. Sin embargo, la discusión no está fundada en su importancia; se debate más bien  sobre […]

Luis Guillermo Flores | November 10, 2017
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Bioethics

Head Transplants: Are They Moral?

An article published on Newsweek online detailed an update regarding the head transplant scheduled to occur this year or in 2018 by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero. Canavero has been studying the possibility of transplanting a head onto another body for much time, with his research focused on severing and reconnecting the spinal cords of small […]

Kiersten Lynch | October 28, 2017
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What is our Literature Telling Us About Life?

Recently a student began discussing the idea with me that abortion is not healthcare, even though it is unfortunately considered so in society. But instead of letting this statement hang in the air, he elaborated the specific qualities and reasons why abortion was not healthcare. And out of the few reasons he stated— such as […]

Kiersten Lynch | October 2, 2017
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Witches and Children

It is a simple shirt. Black with white block letters across the chest reading, “REPEAL.” A simple design with a sinister goal behind it. A quick search online led to a website that sells these shirts, and promotes the message that abortion must be legalized across Ireland by repealing the eighth amendment. This site displays […]

Grace Hoffman | September 20, 2017
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