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Month: January 2017

The Catholic Deformation: New York Governor Cuomo Requires Insurance Companies Provide Free Contraception and Abortion Coverage

The Catholic Deformation: New York Governor Cuomo Requires Insurance Companies Provide Free Contraception and Abortion Coverage

  Catholic Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday January 21st 2017 that he was requiring health insurance companies to cover medically necessary abortions and most forms of contraception at no cost to women. It appears the governor is anticipating the repeal of Obama-Care: “These regulatory actions will help ensure that whatever happens at the federal level, women in our state will have cost-free access to reproductive health care and we hope these actions serve as a model for equality across the…

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Through a Mirror Dimly: Pro-Choice Men and Abortion Grief

Through a Mirror Dimly: Pro-Choice Men and Abortion Grief

  For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. (Corinthians 13:12) The Huffington Post has a story by Hugo Schwyzer on a Father’s experience of abortion loss. The title of this piece – The Child Who Wasn’t: Pro-Choice Men and Abortion Grief – is the first indication of the challenges the author faces in…

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Meryl Streep and Hollywood: Champions of the Disabled? Or Cowardly Hypocrites?

Meryl Streep and Hollywood: Champions of the Disabled? Or Cowardly Hypocrites?

  Meryl Streep gave what many considered a brave and courageous speech at the Golden Globes Sunday evening January 8th 2016 after receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award. Streep began with this curious observation as she addressed the Hollywood crowd: “You and all of us in this room, really, belong to the most vilified segments in American society right now.” Streep went on to attack president-elect Trump for allegedly mocking a disabled reporter: “It was that moment when the person asking to sit…

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New Study Claims Abortion Has No Adverse Effects on Mental Health – Dr. Priscilla Coleman Takes a Closer Look

New Study Claims Abortion Has No Adverse Effects on Mental Health – Dr. Priscilla Coleman Takes a Closer Look

  Mainstream Media rushed to proclaim the results of a recent study in the journal JAMA Psychiatry that suggests women have no adverse reactions to the abortion procedure.  A headline in the Atlantic proclaimed: A New Study Says Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health Dr. Priscilla Coleman is a professor of human development and family studies at Bowling Green State University. Dr Coleman has conducted dozens of studies on the psychological impact of abortion. Dr. Coleman offers her expert analysis of the JAMA study…

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The Impact of the Shockwaves of Abortion Revealed at the Steps of the Supreme Court

The Impact of the Shockwaves of Abortion Revealed at the Steps of the Supreme Court

  By Kevin Burke, LSW At the close of last year’s 2016 March for Life the women and men of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign gathered at the steps of the Supreme Court to share their testimonies of abortion loss and recovery. I have been blessed to participate in many Marches and Silent No More events over the years. Yet as we prepare to come together again this month in Washington D.C. and San Francisco, there was something special about last year’s gathering that continues to…

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