Tag Archives: Abortion

More political debates — please

This article was written by Michael Fitzgerald, and published in the Finger Lakes Times on Sunday, September 23, in his WRITE ON column   The best political news in weeks — maybe months — was published right here in the … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood vs. Rep. Tom Reed

The “War On Women” was a rallying cry during the 2012 Campaign which focused on the Republican Party policies which were collectively seen as an assault on Women’s Rights. The Democrats pointed to the GOP’s legislation in the areas of violence … Continue reading

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Why Red and Blue?

Why are some States red and some States blue? Is there a feedback mechanism in politics that promotes and maintains polarization? One candidate is fear. Why is NY-23 predominately Republican when NYS is predominately Democratic? The answer is fear–Western NY … Continue reading

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Abortion by the Numbers

Margaret Talbot, writing in the Feb. 17th & 24th issue of the New Yorker, discusses the declining rate of abortions in the United States.  Talbot’s article is titled Reading the Numbers. Citing last week’s Guttmacher Institute report, Talbot writes: Particularly … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on the Texas Abortion Decision: Framing the Question

I don’t want to get preachy, or debate religion, but I found this article a breath of fresh air in the political world that surrounds us. The portion I selected is the end of the article, a summary you might … Continue reading

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Will Washington Follow Ohio & Texas?

This Comic was reblogged from the article, “Republicans After Abortion” from the ‘Monsters and Fools’ blog. (http://monstersandfools.com/2013/06/30/republicans-after-abortion/) Hearing the recent Pro-Life legislative activity in Texas and Ohio makes me worried about the future of our country. One has to wonder … Continue reading

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Using my Republican Scholarship to Pay for an Abortion

Originally posted on Life in words:
No, dad, I am not a Republican *gasp*.  I can imagine he would disown me on the spot if I told him that.  But really.  I’m not a Republican.  I don’t like that some…

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Rep. Reed and the Proposed Abortion Law

On Wednesday the House Judiciary Committee approved a the “Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act.” which will ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. It is expected to be brought to a vote next week. There are a couple of things … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Bill Will Axe Family Planning Funding

It’s only January, but Congressman Tom Reed is already hard at work. He has stepped up as the only New York Congressman to co-sponsor the 2013 edition of a bill to axe family planning funding from Planned Parenthood.  How does … Continue reading

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