Entries Tagged ‘rape pregnancy’

ACLU to religious groups: Pay for illegal immigrants’ abortions, contraceptives

aclu_religionandbeliefby Kelli

… [T]he ACLU wants to force religious organizations to pay for abortions for illegal immigrants who have been raped and become pregnant.

The civil rights group also wants religious groups which receive federal funding to give out free or subsidized contraception, suggesting that such assistance is necessary “to meet the basic needs” of underage teen illegal immigrants.

No, El Salvador’s abortion ban is not the cause of teen suicides

El Salvador abortionby Kelli

In countries where abortion is currently illegal, abortion advocates tend to exploit the “hard cases” (rape, incest, life of the mother) to use as weapons in their battle to liberalize abortion law.

The “women’s health” movement’s end goal isn’t really the betterment of women in general – it’s the removal of all roadblocks to abortion. And countries who resist the worldwide death march are often under immense international pressure to change their stance on the sanctity of human life.

Case in point: El Salvador, where, as Fox News reports, “girls aged 10 to 19 account[ed] for nearly a third of all pregnancies in the country last year.”

Read that again. Ages 10 to 19.

Pro-life blog buzz 9-26-14

pro-lifeby Kelli

  • On the 34th anniversary of China’s One-Child Policy, Reggie Littlejohn of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers pens an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping in which she minces no words about the law’s brutality:

    The One Child Policy causes more violence against women and girls than any other official policy on earth.

    The One Child Policy is China’s war on women. Any discussion of women’s rights, or human rights, would be a charade if forced abortion in China is not front and center. It does not matter whether you are pro-life or pro-choice on this issue. No one supports forced abortion, because it is not a choice.

Feminism exposed: It’s ok to lie that one had an abortion for rape

11-robin-wright-haircutConsider the abortion storyline. Claire Underwood, the wife of the vice president who is played by Robin Wright, sits down for an exclusive interview with Ashleigh Banfield (played by herself).

After Banfield annoyingly keeps asking Claire a bunch of questions about her childlessness, Claire finally admits one of the most forbidden things a woman in politics can admit: She’s had an abortion.

Not part of the plan: 21 states ban private abortion coverage

What they’re trying to do make abortion more difficult to access and unaffordable for women, and this is one of the ways they can do that…. It’s part and parcel of the larger effort to make abortion harder for women to get…. Abortion should just be part of the comprehensive plan that women get because […]

Saving the 1%: Pro-life bills lose the rape/incest exception

Set aside the spin and snarkiness, and the August 27 New Republic article, “Pro-lifers aren’t even trying to make abortion restrictions sound nice anymore,” contains exciting news: The year 2011 was “The Year of Abortion Restrictions,” when states enacted more new laws narrowing abortion rights than in any other year since Roe v. Wade…. The era of warm and […]

Raped, impregnated 13-year-old keeps baby

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I blogged last week about a Ms. Magazine article lamenting how difficult it is for “young women of color” to get abortions. The author used the story of her 14-yr-old cousin to demonstrate the trouble an adolescent has getting a clandestine abortion. Never once did Ms. or the author worry about how the girl got pregnant.

I used Planned Parenthood’s own statistics to show the younger the pregnant mother, the more likely it is she is a victim of rape or incest. Bottom line: Abortion covers up child rape.

I received an amazing email from Anna, who gave me permission to post her story and her name. It is Anna when she was 13 years old in the photo above, with her newborn daughter Josey. Here is their powerful story:

View two pro-life university debates online in real time

Students for Life of America is hosting two important life issues debates this week at Harvard University and the University of St. Thomas. Both events will be live-streamed:

EVENT #1: Wednesday, November 14th, 8:00pm EST

Harvard Right to Life and Law Students for Life (an outreach of SFLA) will be hosting a debate with Professor Teresa Collett of the University of St. Thomas School of Law and Steve Aden of Alliance Defending Freedom at Harvard University. The debate has been entitled: “Should Roe Survive Another 40 Years?”


Who Is Jill Stanek?

Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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