Posts Tagged: Roe v Wade

Rivers of Babylon: The Story of a Third-Trimester Abortion

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She said something to me, then, that has been a great comfort. “You had a choice,” she said, “but you did not have free will.” A choice that was no choice at all.

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Fresh Comics #6: Abortion, Comics Style

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Comics is a great medium for communicating complex or divisive topics, and so it makes sense that embedded within comics history we can find stories of abortion. Insane as it is that in 2015—forty-two years since Roe v. Wade—politicos are still arguing against a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy, here we are. As many of us […]

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The Reproductive Rights Stories You Haven’t Heard

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As a historian, I amplify these echoes as reminders that the abortion movement was never monochromatically white. We can ill afford these silences at a time when women’s actions during pregnancy—whether choosing home birth, drug use, or merely delivering a stillborn child—are criminalized. On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Cynthia Greenlee-Donnell discusses a topic […]

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Get Out of My Crotch!

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Today, on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Get Out of My Crotch! hits the stands. It’s a collection of twenty-one essays that speak out against the travesties of the US health care system and the relentless prevalence of violence against women. It’s also co-edited by our own Sari Botton and features writing from Rumpus […]

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