Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’
 
 
 
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By Chloe Marina Manchester On October 11 and 12, an anti-abortion group known as the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) was on Red Square mounting a display they call “The Genocide Awareness Project”. There were signs set up around Red Square by the group alerting students to the graphic imagery of genocide, as well as a “post abortion crisis line” supported by the group.  Members of the group stood behind a fence surrounding the large display and wore GoPro cameras filming students on Red Square and those interacting with the GAP volunteers. The display at Evergreen was made up of seven 12x15 foot panels that depict aborted fetuses, Holocaust victims, a confederate flag, and images of other historic genocides. These images were juxtaposed with other signs saying “All Black Lives Matter” refering to the belief that abortions saught by black women are a form of genocide against African Americans. Students received an email from Je...

 
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By Anonymous Organizers of the Pro Abortion Rights Protest This January marks the twenty third anniversary of a feminist milestone; the Roe v Wade court case establishing legal abortion access for women in the United States. Though abortion access has always been heavily regulated, the past several years have seen an increasing imposition of abortion restrictions by the right. Between 2011 and 2015, states enacted 282 abortion restrictions according to the Guttmacher institute. These anti abortion efforts culminated January 6 with a 240 to 181 house vote to block federal funding from Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act. Though it was vetoed on Jan 8, it marks the first time such a bill has made it to the president’s desk. Here on the west coast, the anti-abortion movement has failed to take hold, and has little impact apart from their routine harassment outside clinics. But even in Washington, a state largely regarded a...