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“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

By Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The #ShoutYourAbortion campaign is a welcome addition in the national conversation concerning reproductive rights.

GOP must end its war on women

GOP must end its war on women

By Annie Cohen, Contributing writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given how many of Planned Parenthood's activities have nothing to do with abortion, the GOP must end its war on women.

Mississippi must follow federal abortion laws when creating its own

Mississippi must follow federal abortion laws when creating its own

April 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Mississippi State Legislature passed a ban on abortions after 20 weeks on April 1. The bill was approved with strong support, and Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign it into law soon. “This measure represents a great effort to protect the unborn in Mississippi,” Bryant said. He is right —...