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Despite Law, Imprisoned Mothers Still Shackled While Giving Birth

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By Diamond 11:26 am February 16, 2015 From the Guardian: Imagine being pregnant and going into labor. Now imagine having handcuffs around your wrists attached to a chain, leading to a chain wrapped around your waist. Another chain leads from your waist to your feet, where cuffs keep them only inches apart. This is a […]

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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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California Prisons Illegally Sterilized Female Inmates

News has surfaced that two prisons in California illegally sterilized women inmates: “Prison doctors in California sterilized nearly 150 female inmates during the course of four years without ever obtaining proper approval from the state.”

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Mississippi Could Soon Jail Women for Stillbirths, Miscarriages

Nina Buckhalter is on trial for manslaughter in Mississippi after having a stillborn child; traces if drugs were found in her system. The case sets a dangerous precedent, where unintentional pregnancy loss can be treated as a homicide.

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Shay-la Taylor Was in Labor While Oklahoma Tornado Destroyed Hospital

Shay-la Taylor endured the unthinkable; the 25 year-old was in labor during the massive Oklahoma tornado!

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Louisiana Charter School Under Fire For Expelling Pregnant Students

Delhi Charter School in Louisiana is under fire for a policy dealing pregnant students; if they test positive or refuse the test, they are immediately expelled from the school. The ACLU says the policy violates Title IX. What do you think?

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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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