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From Mistake to Mission: My Abortion Story

I wanna share a personal story. Many years ago I had an abortion. I sat in a waiting room with other young women waiting to terminate our unwanted pregnancies. Let me just, for a second, tell you what that feels like, sitting alone, waiting to be called, to be taken into a room where you’re […]

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Adoption: A Different Option

For many years, anti-choice activists have suggested that adoption is the kinder option than abortion. They argue that babies deserve life and there are families who will adopt unwanted infants. Recently, conservative pundit S.E. Cupp intimated it that it was a moral obligation of pregnant women otherwise considering abortion to instead carry babies to term […]

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Daily B.S. — Clinics Close and “Pro-Life” Is Anything But

Welcome to our new feature, “Today’s B.S.” Contributor Robin Marty reads through the reproductive rights headlines and highlights the important ones of the day so The Broad Side readers don’t have to … 1. Anti-choice activists are ecstatic about a proposed 20 week abortion ban specifically for the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Less enthused […]

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Daily B.S. — CPCs Get Sweetheart Deals, Iowa Board of Med Withholds Evidence on Telemed Ban

Contributor Robin Marty reads through the reproductive rights headlines so The Broad Side readers don’t have to… — There’s nothing that the right hates more than anything that remotely resembles taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. But anything goes when it comes to getting money to religious crisis pregnancy centers (“CPC”). Georgia officials have arranged for […]

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