Category Archives: Pro-Choice Movement

Abortion doulas: talking honestly about abortion “feeds the anti-choice movement”

Two doulas who work in abortion clinics wrote in their book that they knew being honest about abortion (how it looked, and how it hurt women) would give ammunition to the pro-life side: “We knew that acknowledging complicated feelings about … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice activists feared negative abortion stories

Exhale is a pro-choice group that helps women who suffer from post-abortion trauma. Unlike pro-life organizations, Exhale validates women’s choices to have abortions and takes the view that abortion is moral. Exhale was founded because pro-choice people could no longer ignore … Continue reading

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Pro-choice groups didn’t want to hear reality of abortion’s aftermath

Two abortion doulas who provided comfort f0r women having abortions claimed that people in the mainstream pro-choice didn’t want to acknowledge that abortion was often painful to women, not “empowering.” In their book about being abortion doulas, the authors say: … Continue reading

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Author explains her unexamined pro-choice views

A pro-choice author, Cara J. Marianna, who interviewed dozens of postabortion women for a book she was writing, explains why she was pro-choice before she began the writing project. She says that because of her feminism and basic political persuasion, she … Continue reading

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Pro-Choicers threw urine on pro-lifers

Abortionist Dr. William Harrison on what was done to pro-life protesters and sidewalk counselors outside his clinic: “While I definitely did not encourage it, young people began to curse our pickets, several of whom had buckets of urine, and worse, thrown on … Continue reading

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Abortion workers told lies about pro-lifers

Jewels Green, former abortion clinic worker turned pro-lifer, wrote about the way other clinic workers talked about the people in the pro-life movement: I was told that pro-lifers cared nothing about women or families or children—only babies, and only unborn … Continue reading

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Since 2000, polls show young adults are less comfortable with abortion

One reporter says: I’ve …noticed that supporters of legal abortion are having a difficult time engaging the current generation of young adults. A recent Rasmussen poll confirms that impression, finding that voters under 40 were less likely than other age … Continue reading

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Black women are “uninvited guests” in pro-choice movement, says writer

From an African American writer on the pro-abortion movement: “Black women are treated as invited guests in the reproductive rights movement – outsiders to someone else’s event… It all just makes us want to leave and never come back.” Toni Bond … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice activist on why young people don’t join the movement

Serena Cruz, a pro-abortion activist in Boca Raton, FL, explains why she thinks most young people don’t join the pro-choice movement or fight for legal abortion: “People of my generation are very consumed with self-interest. [Many people in their 20s] don’t read … Continue reading

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Comment on African-Americans in the pro-choice movement

Toni M Bond, executive director for the National Network of Abortion Funds: “Black women have been and still are treated as “invited guests” in the reproductive rights movement.” Corinne J Naden Abortion (Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2008)  71 … Continue reading

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