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Agenda-Motivated Claims that RU-486 is “Safe” and “Easy” Are Dead Wrong

Apr 23, 2010

By Jessica Sage

Brenda Vise, a 38-year old pharmaceutical representative, died on September 12, 2001. Holly Patterson, an 18-year old student, died on September 17, 2003. Chanelle Bryant, 22-years old, died on January 14, 2004. Vivian Tran, also 22 years old, died on December 29, 2003. Orianne Shevin, a 34-year old attorney and mother of two, died on June 14, 2005. What do these women have in common? They all took RU-486, the so-called “abortion pill,”… [more]

FDA Ordered to Make Plan B Available Over-The-Counter to Minors

Apr 23, 2010

By Jessica Sage

When President Obama approved federal funding for embryonic stem cell research he stated, “It is about ensuring that scientific data is never distorted or concealed to serve a political agenda — and that we make scientific decisions based on facts, not ideology.” [more]

The Kemp-Kasten Provision and UNFPA Funding

Apr 23, 2010

By Daniel Briggs

The Kemp-Kasten provision of 1985 allows the President to withhold funds from any organization that “supports or participates in the management of a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization.” [more]

History of the Freedom of Choice Act

Apr 23, 2010

By Osayi Osar-Empokae

Abortion has been one of the most controversial and important issues of the last few generations. Even before Roe v. Wade was decided in January 1973, there was proposed federal legislation to legalize abortion in the United States . [more]

Montana: Paving the Road to “Dignity” with Death

Apr 23, 2010

By Mailee R. Smith

In a breath-taking example of legislating by court order, a Montana district judge has set Montana on the fast track to killing its own citizens. In her December 2008 order, Judge Dorothy McCarter ruled that persons in Montana have a right to die, and a right to assistance in dying. [more]

 
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