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Anonymous

do you think the let women die bill will get signed into law?

*Let People Die

But no, probably not. Senate has a Democrat majority, and Obama promised to veto it anyway. The House GOP is drafting bills they know won’t pass for two reasons: 1) To distract us from the most important issue, the fact that corporations have the GOP in their back pocket, and 2) To make themselves look like the good guys to the religious right and ensure reelection.

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Operation Rescue Reveals Identity of Anonymous Abortion Doctor, Because Abortion Is Like Bank Robbery

raeliz:

Lest anyone remain under the delusion that these people are actually pro-“life”

How is this even legal? They’re purposefully putting these doctors’ lives in danger.

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It would be really awesome if you guys could post something about the fuckery that is the personhood amendment that's up for vote in Mississippi this year. Mississippi is already one of the worst states when it comes to abortion rights (i.e. we have 1 clinic that performs them and it's only open a couple days a week for a couple hours at a time) and the personhood amendment could outlaw stuff like most birth control and IVF.

Oh, I have posted about it before, yeah. Here’s a petition against it, and it needs more signatures. Go go go!

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State-by-state abortion restrictions
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Just a reminder that defunding Planned Parenthood IS ILLEGAL and HAS BEEN DECLARED AS SUCH by the Department of Health and Human Services

This is the opinion of a government organization. Why is it suddenly being swept under the rug as states continue to defund Planned Parenthood one after another?

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soulscientist:

“MAAFA 21 is a very carefully reasoned, well-produced exposé of the abortion industry, racism and eugenics. It proves through innumerable sources that many founders of Planned Parenthood and other parts of the abortion movement were interested in killing off the black race in America and elsewhere.” 

Now we need to make one of these about the USA’s racist, slave-owning founders, as well. That way, we can parade to have the USA’s statehood revoked. Is that how this works now? Thanks for clearing that up.

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"Free Pro-Life Images".

I tried to report this for lying and defamy, but you apparently can’t do that in American law. What bullshit.

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catholiclifeguard:

 
[Image: A US map with eighteen central states blacked out. Over them in red it reads “ABORTED” in red with a morbid font.]
                           THE ABORTED STATES OF AMERICA

The map has 18 states blacked out.   The population of these states represents the over 50,000,000 reported abortions since 1973.   This visual demonstrates the magnitude of the slaughter.

LOL THEY ALL HAVE PLENTY OF PEOPLE LEFT, DON’T YOU FRET. Isn’t this region where most of the anti-choice laws are anyway? You could do this black out thing about any group of states.

catholiclifeguard:

[Image: A US map with eighteen central states blacked out. Over them in red it reads “ABORTED” in red with a morbid font.]

                           THE ABORTED STATES OF AMERICA

The map has 18 states blacked out.   The population of these states represents the over 50,000,000 reported abortions since 1973.   This visual demonstrates the magnitude of the slaughter.

LOL THEY ALL HAVE PLENTY OF PEOPLE LEFT, DON’T YOU FRET. Isn’t this region where most of the anti-choice laws are anyway? You could do this black out thing about any group of states.

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If you live in Alabama, PLEASE call your representatives to let them know you want them to oppose the new “Personhood Amendment”!

This new “Personhood Amendment” in Alabama would legally define a human life as beginning at fertilization—which will have effects more far-reaching than JUST abortion. This anti-choice piece of legislation will force more people to die because the fetus or embryo growing inside them is more important than their own right to life.

Call as many of them as you can and urge them not to pass any of the three anti-choice bills up for vote in Alabama right now! Even if you don’t live in Alabama, call some of these people. Even if they ask what district you’re from, you can simply say that you’re a citizen of another state, however, you are concerned for the rights of women everywhere, Alabama included.

Now, let’s just hope we can beat these bills. Grrl power, go!

(Source: propaganda-for-life)

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The Fight For Abortion Access For Military Women

ieatmypancitwithrice:

Jessica Kenyon found out she was pregnant when she was summoned by her army commander in Korea and told she would be charged with adultery. In fact, Kenyon says, she’d been raped by another soldier. And the only way to get an abortion would be to leave the country.

Under current Department of Defense policy, servicemembers and their families can’t use their insurance to pay for abortions. A separate policy prohibits abortions from being performed in military facilities even when using private funds.

Kenyon’s options were few. “I wasn’t ready to handle a child, especially a child produced that way,” she told me. With few exceptions, abortion is illegal in South Korea. In desperation, she began asking EMTs for home remedies to induce abortion.

She hadn’t previously reported the rape, after having been ostracized and blamed when she reported her instructor for sexual harassment back in the States. “That case was handled so badly that reputation of being a squealer from his harassment followed me to Korea,” she told me.

In fact, the first thing the sergeant in Korea told her was that he’d been warned about her. “Reporting a sexual assault in the military is a career ender at this point,” Kenyon said. “Even if they don’t forcibly take you out, they will make the rest of your career a living hell. (She is currently a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the Department of Defense for how it treats victims of sexual assault.)

In the end, Kenyon wasn’t charged with adultery, because she informed the military she had recently divorced. But she did have to go home to get an abortion, effectively ending her military career. (She received an honorable discharge.) Once in the States, she had a miscarriage.

Kenyon now runs online support networks for sexually assaulted servicemembers, and is working with the ACLU in its fight to help military women access at least some abortion care. “Women who put their lives on the line, often in combat zones that are hostile to women, are denied the same level of care as those whose freedoms they’re fighting to protect,” the ACLU notes.

Last week, Rep. Susan Davis and other Democrats introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would add a rape exception to military insurance policies. But it died in the Republican-controlled Rules committee before it could be debated. Efforts are now moving to the Senate.

Says Kenyon, “As if being raped in that type of environment isn’t bad enough, to not have options to keep your sanity or career in the military is insane to me.” She’s not the only one.

(Via Jezebel.com)