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Roe v. Wade: Choices and Freedom

When I became pregnant, I knew it was an enormous responsibility that I chose with eyes wide open. Today, our adult children are our greatest sources of pride. Much of this stems from the fact that I had choices about … Continue reading

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Freedom

“No woman can call herself free who cannot own and control her body.” On No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.” -Margaret Sanger Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks … Continue reading

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Reproductive Rights

Re: “Abortion is a health care issue, not a legal one — allow pills by mail” [May 25, Opinion]: While certain states disingenuously argue about heartbeats at six weeks gestation, everyone should know that pregnancies are not viable outside the womb until … Continue reading

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Soothe the Pain

I found out about my miscarriage in an email, the morning after my ultrasound. Spontaneous abortion. I was told that a heating pad, aspirin, and rest would help soothe the pain. When I spoke to a friend, she asked, “What … Continue reading

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Should mentally ill people and criminals be sterilized?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
For 25 years I have been best friends with a woman I’ll call “Tracy.” Tracy is 35 years old, and she has Down Syndrome. Tracy is high-functioning, as is her longtime boyfriend,…

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