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Month: February 2018

Hip Hop Star Nicki Manaj – Abortion and the Sexploitation of Women

Hip Hop Star Nicki Manaj – Abortion and the Sexploitation of Women

Nicki Minaj is one of the world’s top selling female rap and hip hop artists. Minaj shared in a past issue of Rolling Stone Magazine that she had an abortion as a teenager: Minaj’s first love was an older guy from Queens she dated while attending the prestigious Manhattan performing-arts high school LaGuardia when she discovered she was pregnant. “It was the hardest thing I’d ever gone through.” Minaj says the decision to have an abortion has “haunted me all…

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Are African-American Children Safe in New York City?

Are African-American Children Safe in New York City?

Kevin Burke, LSW When a natural disaster or act of terrorism strikes in one of our cities, government leaders are expected to mobilize quickly to protect citizens and get help to those wounded and suffering. Media outlets cover the tragedy closely to communicate the experience of citizens and first responders on the ground and to hold government officials accountable in the crisis. Religious leaders assemble the people for prayer for the dead and wounded and strength to persevere with the…

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Wisdom from a Pioneer in Abortion Recovery for Men

Wisdom from a Pioneer in Abortion Recovery for Men

  Since 1978 Warren Williams has been a student of fatherhood loss and the effects of abortion on men and society.  Warren is the author of a number of great resources for men wounded by abortion listed here with his full bio. Warren had an article posted recently in the Men and Abortion Network. In this short but powerful piece Warren lays out some fundamental issues men deal with in the decision-making process with their partners to have an abortion,…

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Why is the 2018 Gerber Baby Causing Some Parents Great Anguish and Grief?

Why is the 2018 Gerber Baby Causing Some Parents Great Anguish and Grief?

If you checked out your social media feeds the last few days, you have no doubt come across the smiling face of Lucas Warren, the new 2018 Gerber Baby. Lucas is the first child with Down syndrome to receive this honor. For many parents this award sent a welcome and life-affirming message. … “As a mama currently carrying a cutie with an extra chromosome this made my day!!! Thank you Gerber!! ” Another mom shares: “In a puddle of tears over…

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Tennis Pro Jimmy Connors – The Outsider in His Own Abortion Story

Tennis Pro Jimmy Connors – The Outsider in His Own Abortion Story

Jimmy Connors is one of the greatest tennis professionals in the history of the sport. During the 1970’s he set records for his host of titles and championships. With the release of Tennis pro Jimmy Connors autobiography “The Outsider” in 2014 we learn of an unplanned pregnancy and abortion with women’s tennis champion Chris Evert when they were young sweethearts engaged to be married. Connors shares about the pregnancy and their decision to go through with an abortion: “An issue…

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