abortion

Bad News For Women . . . And Everyone Else

In June of 2019 Rhode Island signed into law the Reproductive Privacy Act (RPA). Thanks to the forward thinking of a coalition of advocacy groups, including Planned Parenthood and the RI Democratic Women’s Caucus, we have codified the protections that 80% of Americans had assumed were protected under Roe v. Wade. At the time, Planned

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Providence Journal Pulls Doonesbury

According to the New York Times, A national syndicate will offer replacement “Doonesbury” comic strips to newspapers that don’t want to run a series that uses graphic imagery to lampoon a Texas law requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion, executives said Friday. A handful of newspapers say they would not run this

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In The Future: Bowl For Women’s Health

By ‘The Future’ I mean May 2, 2010 — no sci-fi here. Pull out your calendars and pencil in the fun. You can register your team today. And by ‘Bowl for Women’s Health’ I mean ‘Strike Down Barriers to Abortions’! This year’s Bowl-A-Thon is fun for the whole family. Money raised through starting up a

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No communion for you!

I’m a day or two behind this AP article in which the Rev. Jay Scott Newman, a South Carolina Roman Catholic priest, has asked parishioners to refrain from receiving Holy Communion if they voted for Barack Hussein Obama because of the Democratic president-elect’s pro-choice stance. In fact, the good reverend declared that supporting Obama “constitutes material cooperation with

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It’s, like, totally basic

I’m just guessing here, but I think that Governor Carcieri’s wife, Susan, is not an expert in Constitutional law, or anything else for that matter.  A report in this morning’s Providence Journal relates that Sue and Don hosted another anti-choice rally in the State House rotunda… Sue Carcieri called the concept of life as fundamental

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