Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Life Links 3/9/11

The Indianapolis Star has a piece about a pro-Planned Parenthood protest outside the state capital. The article also includes information on various pieces of prolife legislation including a measure to defund Planned Parenthood's state funding and ban abortions after 20 weeks.
"There's virtually nothing to stop these now that there's a Republican majority in both houses and a Republican governor," said Robert Dion, political science professor at the University of Evansville.

Remember how after the Arizona shootings there was this big debate over the importance of language and rhetoric and how numerous liberals blamed the shootings on conservative rhetoric? Well, now the pro-choice blog Feministing has a bowling team for a bowl-a-thon to raise money for the National Abortion Access Fund.

Their name: The Boehner Killers.

Pro-choice college students in Amherst organized a small protest against a local crisis pregnancy center on International Women's Day. While the protesters claimed Birthright International is deceptive and tries to pass themselves off as a "comprehensive reproductive health clinic," the reporter notes a description of their services from Birthright's web site.
On the homepage of Birthright’s website they ask, “Are you pregnant and in need of help?” Below the question the homepage reads, “we can offer you free pregnancy testing, completely confidential help, non-judgmental and caring advice, friendship and emotional support, legal, medical and educational referrals, prenatal information, maternity and baby clothes, housing referrals, social agency referrals, information on other community services, adoption information.”
Yep, that sure sounds like an organization trying to pass itself off as abortion clinic to me.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting this. We were there in Indianapolis, counter protesting the Planned Parenthood rally. Here's all the videos.