Entries Tagged ‘coerced abortion’

Pro-life news brief 2-27-13

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • TIME provides more information on the teenage couple in Texas who sued to prevent the young woman’s parents from forcing her to have an abortion:

    The baby is due Sept. 16. According to [the baby’s father] Evan, he and R.E.K. they began dating last summer knew right away they would have the baby. “We’ve always been against abortion,” says Evan, who wants to become a welder (R.E.K. wants to attend nursing school). “As soon as we found out she was pregnant, we knew we wanted to keep it.”

    … It remains to be seen just how involved the girl’s parents will be with their new grandchild. While Burnside and her husband, who is not Evan’s biological father, are being supportive, the girl’s parents may find it harder to play a role: days after the judge’s ruling, Evan, a high school sophomore, married his pregnant girlfriend, a junior, in what Burnside calls a “shotgun” wedding.

Pro-life news brief 2-13-13

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • USA Today picked up the story of Jennifer Morbelli’s post-abortion death.
  • The Stir’s Adriana Velez is the first pro-choicer that I’ve seen attempt to comment on Morbelli’s death (quite a difference from Savita Halappanavar). A search at the RH Reality Check web site for Morbelli returns 0 results.Velez thinks one must be “a heartless ideologue” to protest the clinic whose practices led to Morbelli’s death. One wonders if she felt the same way regarding the protests after Halappanavar’s death.

Ms: Who cares how 14-yr-old got pregnant? Only abortion access matters

Ms. Magazine tweeted this on January 28… The Roe v. Wade anniversary: What Abortion Access Looks Like for Young Women of Color bit.ly/WbJ6xB — Ms. Magazine (@msmagazine) January 28, 2013 … linking to this post on its blog:

Pro-life blog buzz 11-27-12

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • Michael New gives his take on the media’s claim that contraceptive use was the primary contributor to the decrease in 2009 abortion rates. There is no evidence to suggest that contraceptive use increased that year – however, New points out that it was the first year that a majority of Americans identified themselves as pro-life.

Pro-life news brief 6-27-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • The Planned Parenthood in Columbia, Missouri is indefinitely suspending abortions – again:

    This isn’t the first time Planned Parenthood has suspended abortions at the Columbia clinic while doctors were unavailable. The clinic halted abortions for four months beginning last October after its lone Columbia physician was sent overseas on active military duty.

Photos of forcibly aborted late-term baby in China spark worldwide outrage

On May 30, 20 local Chinese officials dragged 23-yr-old pregnant mother Feng Jianmei from her home and held her three days for a 40,000 yuan ($6250) ransom before killing her seven-month-old baby en utero by lethal injection and delivering her tiny corpse after family failed to come up with the cash.

Life Links 5-24-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • Planned Parenthood is opposed to forced abortion so much that they issued a press release regarding Chen Guangcheng after he had already made it safely to the United States. Gee, thanks.
  • Robin Marty attempts to prove that if abortion is difficult to get, women will go to desperate lengths to end their pregnancy. She highlights a British woman who died after drinking concentrated vinegar in a home abortion attempt. One large problem with this argument is abortion is readily available in Great Britain and paid for by tax dollars. So the example undercuts Marty’s argument because it shows that some women, regardless of how much access there is to abortion, will do stupid, dangerous things.

Life Links 5-11-12

web grab.jpgby JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell leveled the name “forces of darkness” at people opposed to America’s leading abortion provider while speaking at a Planned Parenthood fundraiser.
  • An Indian woman was found alive after being thrown into a river with her arms and legs bound. She was allegedly tortured and thrown in the river after refusing to have an abortion:

    The woman had reportedly worked as a domestic help for the Bhubaneswar-based retired district judge, Sameer Ray for five years and had allegedly married his only son, Satyabrat. The marriage was reportedly never accepted by the family. According to the victim, she told the family that she was pregnant when they decided to fix Satyabrat’s marriage with someone else. The family then allegedly hired goons to eliminate her.


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