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Campus organization advocates for abortion access in Alabama

By Annie Milbourn  Tables in front of Gorgas Library were set up Tuesday afternoon with information about the process of abortion. Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s deicison in Roe v. Wade, abortion has been amongst the most hot button issues in American politics. The idea of legal access to abortion is abhorrent to some, but others […]

Dr. Willie Parker Wants to Take Back the Moral High Ground on Abortion

Deep South abortion provider on why he “decided to exercise Christian compassion not by proxy, but with my own capable hands”  Those who believe in widespread access to abortion and contraception have for far too long ceded the moral high ground to anti-choicers, argues Deep South abortion provider Dr. Willie Parker in his new memoir, […]

How Anti-Choice Lawmakers Are Getting Around Roe v. Wade

 By Sarika Chawla Those 20-week abortion bans you keep hearing about are unconstitutional. Broken-hearted but matter-of-fact, my best friend told me there was a complication with her pregnancy. It was stage three twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. She explained that, with a shared placenta, too much blood was being transfused to Baby A at the expense of Baby […]

Why The Way We Talk About Planned Parenthood Is All Wrong

By LEA ROSE EMERY We’re talking about Planned Parenthood wrong. I don’t mean in the huge amount of support it’s getting and everyone who’s coming out to say “I stand with Planned Parenthood“— that’s great. We need more of that. But when we talk about threats to Planned Parenthood, the language is confusing because ‘defunding‘ Planned […]

There’s No Economic Justice Without Abortion Rights

Some men in the Democratic Party seem to think a strong defense of reproductive rights is optional. By Jill Filipovic On Wednesday’s Morning Joe, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders went on to talk about working with Donald Trump and the future of the Democratic Party. Host Joe Scarborough brought up the question of abortion and other […]

Restricting women’s health care

In response to the March 23 letter “Real choice,” the writer obviously did not visit and explore the Planned Parenthood website or he would know that it does offer prenatal services along with STD testing, cancer screening, birth control, pap smears, services for men and more. It does not arrange adoptions, and homes for unwed […]

No, My Constitutional Right To Abortion Did Not Cost Hillary The Election

By Katie Kablusich Yesterday, New York Times op-ed contributor and religious professor Thomas Groome popped up as the latest in a long line of bros getting it wrong at our newspaper of record about what cost Hillary the election. His take? Trump is in office right now because the uterus-having crowd and the representatives we’ve […]