Abortion is birth control, says pro-choicer

By Sarah Terzo Patricia Beninato, who once ran a site called Imnotsorry.net where women shared positive abortion stories, says that abortion is birth control. [Responding to a question about whether multiple abortions is taking “’choice’ a little too far”]: One of the peeves I have is that there seems to be a mindset even within …

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Italian woman uses abortion for birth control

By Sarah Terzo An author told the following story: In another case, a forthright and confident Italian woman – an active member of the Communist Party, utterly without hang-ups of an emotional or religious nature, and rather dismissive of “sentimentality” in general – used abortion fairly regularly as a form of birth control. She had …

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Planned Parenthood and human (in)equality

By Paul Stark October 16 marks the 100-year anniversary of Planned Parenthood. The group’s founder, Margaret Sanger, was a birth control pioneer. But she didn’t view “birth control” (a term she helped coin) in the same way as people today. “Birth control is nothing more or less than the facilitation of the process of weeding …

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EWTN Says Final Rule for the HHS Mandate is “Inadequate”

Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a statement issued Friday by EWTN. Irondale, AL – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule for the contraception mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). EWTN and its attorneys are still assessing this final rule, but our initial …

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