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Michigan lawmakers pass bill requiring women to obtain additional insurance for abortions

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:22 pm December 13, 2013 A controversial bill that requires women to buy additional insurance for abortion coverage in their health plans passed Legislature on Wednesday. The initiative will take effect 90 days after lawmakers adjourn for the year.

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Texas’ tough abortion restrictions reinstated by court

Texas conservatives got their wish granted after a federal appeals court reinstated most of the state’s tough new restrictions on abortions Thursday. As many as a dozen clinics around the state will not be able to continue performing the controversial procedure.

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Molly Ann Dutton: More than a homecoming queen

Molly Ann’s biological mother was a victim of sexual assault, resulting in pregnancy. She gave her up for adoption and now Molly Ann is sharing her live story in hopes of raising awareness about options available to women during unexpected pregnancies.

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New Mexico Bill Would Send Rape Victims to Prison For Having Abortion

New Mexico State Rep. Catherynn Brown has introduced a bill that would make it illegal for women to terminate a pregnancy that resulted from rape; on the grounds of “tampering with evidence.”

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President Obama on Todd Akin: ‘Rape is Rape’

President Obama has commented on Congressman and GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin’s controversial comments regarding rape, calling them offensive and asserting that we should not be making health care decisions on behalf of women.

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And the Attack on Women’s Reproductive Rights Continues…

By tamara @tamaracg 2:00 pm March 7, 2012 There is a serious lack of sexual education in this country and that’s no secret. One of the smartest young women in my life believed that the rash of teenage pregnancy in her school could be contagious and that possibility scared her so much that she wanted […]

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“There’s a stirring in My Soul”: Conservatives have an Anti-Woman Agenda up their Sleeve

By Fallon 10:47 am February 17, 2012 Like most children, I told lies when I was a little black girl. I told big lies. I told small lies. I told white lies. I told lies. And, even had the audacity to argue with my “all seeing all knowing” do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do black grandmother about the usage of lie over her usage […]

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Don’t be like the Virgin Mary, Black Men, give the gift of Non-Conception: Take the Male Birth Control Pill

By Fallon 9:47 am December 23, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8xgF0JtVg So, this is the season of, “unto us a child is born,” a time when we remember Mary’s virginal birth. Yes, to say the least, it seems like the idea time to talk about male birth control pills. Yes, you heard me right that in the very […]

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Follow Up to Chapter’s EBT Video: Why Single Black Women Have Babies

By Fallon 8:45 am September 9, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG_Gvd4PFFo&feature=related As a follow-up to The Viral Video, EBT: We Have Failed You Chapter…An Open Letter, I want to talk about a comment that I received frequently about Chapter’s character in the EBT video. Many people have emailed me saying that they agree with my blog, but that […]

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Black Women: Baby Makers or Baby Killers?

By Justin L. Hill 3:11 pm July 5, 2011 According to Clenard Childress, “the most dangerous place for an African American to be is in the womb of their African American mother.” From claims of being the least attractive women in the world (Satoshi Kanazawa’s study), to schizophrenically being viewed as both “irresponsible baby makers” […]

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