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When religious ideology drives abortion policy, poor women suffer the consequences | Opinion

BY: - September 1, 2019

By Gretchen E. Ely In Northern Ireland, Catholics and Protestants are frequently segregated, with some neighborhoods divided by barbed wire fences, reflecting deep historical conflicts between the faiths. Ninety percent of Northern Ireland’s 1.87 million people are Christian, with Protestants, once the solid majority there, now slightly outnumbering Catholics. But members of these faiths remain […]

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We’re Pennsylvania nurses: We support the struggle for Medicaid coverage of abortion | Opinion

BY: - July 28, 2019

As nurses, we witness the complex decisions made by our patients every day. We have held the hands of parents struggling to both heal and survive on minimum wage.

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Abortion rights are under attack nationwide. We have to push back on every front | Madeleine Dean

BY: - July 8, 2019

Women do not deserve to be judged. We deserve to be heard; we deserve to be understood; and we will have our rights protected.

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Is there room for a middle ground in the debate over abortion rights? | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - June 27, 2019

We can explicitly recognize that the health and welfare of a pregnant woman are more important than the life of an unborn child.  Also, where abortion is legal, we can stop short of requiring taxpayers to pay for it. 

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From defense to offense: The new politics of abortion | E. Fletcher McClellan

BY: - June 5, 2019

If Roe v Wade is reversed and abortion policy is left to the states again, a tsunami of outrage will be unleashed.