Why Did Anti-Choice Activists Harass Unitarians in New Orleans?
"Last week activists interrupted a New Orleans Unitarian Universalist service to hector the congregants, demonstrating how the anti-choice movement is seeking to attack the long-standing American tradition of religious tolerance."
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Florida Hospital Demands Woman Undergo Forced C-Section
"In an action that appears to be increasingly commonplace, a Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her will, or to report her to child welfare authorities for attempting to exercise her right to make the medical decisions she deems best for herself and her family."
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Covering Youth Sexuality: How the Media Can Do Better
”’Youth’ is just one of many identities we experience during our lives, and stigmatizing or shaming a person because of age fails any social movement fighting against oppression.”
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Anti-Choice Group Sues Jackson, Mississippi, Police Department, Claiming Free Speech Violations
“The anti-choice Life Legal Defense Foundation filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court Wednesday against the Jackson, Mississippi, police department. The suit, filed on behalf of Pro-Life Mississippi, accuses the department of ‘blatant and ongoing violation of free speech rights of pro-life advocates.’”
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On this day in 1978, the world’s first “test tube baby” is born.
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Anti-Choice Groups Seek to Stack State Courts
Stung by the wave of state court cases consolidating marriage equality across the country, conservative groups in many states are now focusing on judicial elections to ensure the array of laws they’ve passed are upheld when challenged in state courts.
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One couple found a creative way to counter-protest pro-lifers
“One Raleigh, N.C., couple—Grayson Haver Currin, a writer for Pitchfork and music editor at Indy Week, and his wife Tina, a copywriter and creative strategist—has been protesting alongside pro-lifers at a clinic in Cary, N.C., every Saturday morning since March. But their signs take a different approach.”
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Anti-Choice Protests Target New Orleans Clinics, Homes, Churches
“In the first few days of planned protests in New Orleans, anti-choice activists have disrupted the community by targeting reproductive health-care clinics, personal residences, and even houses of worship in the hopes of intimidating abortion providers and reproductive rights supporters.”
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