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Defending the Faith

Most dangerous activity in México? Journalism

In modern times, journalism is one of the most dangerous jobs. With its handling of information, and its search for truth, journalism has always been a most useful tool for democracies. Nowadays, journalists and reporters not only inform their audience on what is happening around the globe, but they often strive for justice. For this […]

André Fernando Alba | May 17, 2017
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Abortion

Capitalizing off of “Unwanted Humans:” Embryo Jewelry

You can now put your “extra” embryos in jewelry and carry them around with you. A new company recently announced that they are making jewelry with human embryos. This sounds like a piece of satire, and I wish that it was. The sad and sick reality is that the Australian company called BabyBee Hummingbirds, which […]

Natasha Tax | May 12, 2017
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Human Rights

Questioning Culture in “13 Reasons Why”

As Netflix continues to produce new original series, our culture goes through phases in which some shows are hot, popular, and viewed by a large audience. This summer Stranger Things was one of the most talked-about series but now it seems audiences have become attached to a different show with a more controversial premise. Based […]

Kiersten Lynch | April 28, 2017
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CSW

My Overall Impression of CSW61

Overall, my experience attending the Commission on the Status of Women 61 was a positive one, despite the UN’s liberal agenda. If not for C-Fam, the issue of life would not be represented at all. I noticed that for any of the sections whenever the issue of life was brought up by question askers, the […]

Sarah Kepins | April 9, 2017
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CSW

A Panel on the Sex Trade

One of my favorite panels when I attended the Commission on the Status of Women was the panel titled: Does Full Decriminalization of the Sex Trade Lead to Women’s Empowerment? This panel was hosted by women@thewell. Women@thewell strives to provide support and care for women who have been victims of prostitution. The services provided included: […]

Sarah Kepins | April 8, 2017
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Abortion

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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Defending the Faith

Harmless message, violent reaction

Spanish NGO “HazteOir” dared to say out loud that boys are boys and girls are girls with an orange bus printed with such surly message. Even if this message may seem a self-evident truth, taught at biology class —which would make it so meaningless and harmless to even care about it—, it caused an unprecedented […]

J. Francisco Macías | April 6, 2017
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CSW

A Panel on the LGBT Community

Co-written by Sarah Kepins and Grace Hoffman On March 13th 2017, we attended a parallel event for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) titled Lesbian, Bi and Trans: Stop Leaving Us Behind. Parallel events are events that are hosted outside of the official United Nations but are still linked to CSW. This panel […]

Sarah Kepins | March 14, 2017
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Abortion

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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