I quote from the latest news update released by the Guttmacher Institute.
“One-third of U.S. pregnancies occur within 18 months of a previous birth, according to “Short Interpregnancy Intervals in the United States,” by Laura Lindberg of the Guttmacher Institute et al., while 50% occurred within 18–59 months, and 16% occurred at 60 . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Pregnancy and Birth Spacing
Brain Trauma inducing thought of the day: By trusting women and giving them control of their reproductive future, less unplanned pregnancies and less abortions will occur. [tick tick tick….head asplodes….]
I know, how crazy is that? Women…you know the ones that have children…are in the best position to decide whether the conditions are right . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: On Reducing Abortion Rate – Women Focus Reproductive Care
Need fetus porn and bullshit arguments? Look up your local, if you’re unlucky, pro-life chapter. This video illustrates the basic lie that hovers below the surface of much of pro-life land. Being pro-life is *not* about preserving life it is about removing choice from women, thus in reality anti-choice is a much more appropriate moniker . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Abortion Worldwide – What the Anti-Choicers deny and don’t want you to know.
Facts and science be damned! We have Jebus on our side… (and there was rejoicing).
Well, at least the anti-woman crowd still has icky-graphical signs to wave around because they have lost yet another scientific leg to stand on. Thanks to the Guttmacher institute for advancing the rights of women, but also the . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Tell me again why Pro-Life isn’t Pro-Stupid?
In what is arguably an effort to win over fundamentalist Christian voters, Stephen Harper’s G8 maternal and child health initiative, as it currently stands, will result in far more preventable deaths than the overall number of lives saved. In what Huffington Post contributor Jodi Jacobson called an “absurd move,” Harper initially excluded family planning from . . . → Read More: A. Picazo: Stephen Harper’s Maternal Health Disaster