Category Archives: Reproductive Health

Valerie Tarico on Pace In Freedom Podcast

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Pace In Freedom Podcast – Sex Ed for the Left and Right with Dr. Valerie Tarico (53 min audio) PaceInFreedom.com James Pace and Valerie Tarico discuss the ethics of abortion, the meaning of personhood, and how we sort ourselves into … Continue reading

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Debating Abortion – Valerie Tarico and Chris Christian on the Right to Reason Podcast

Psychologist and author Valerie Tarico takes the stance that abortion access is an afirmative social and moral good that serves wellbeing. Divinity student Chris Christan argues that abortion should be morally forbidden and illegal. https://therighttoreason.podbean.com/e/debating-abortion/

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Go Figure: Better Birth Control Dramatically Drops Delaware Abortion Rate

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Guess who cut abortions in Delaware by a third. Hint: It wasn’t the Religious Right. I’m as fiercely pro-choice as they come. I owe my beloved first daughter to the fact that my husband and I were able to terminate … Continue reading

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American IUDs Help African Women Despite Trump Gag Rule and Funding Cuts

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When Donald Trump was elected, demand for long-acting birth control soared. Planned Parenthood scrambled to schedule appointments. One woman made a sign that said, “My IUD will outlast your presidency!” Others posted the image to social media. Thanks to a … Continue reading

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What we Know about Abuse by Clergy – For Starters, Homosexual Priests and Modern Sexual Norms are Not the Problem

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Sexual abuse perpetrated and hidden by clergy goes back centuries. A priest with unsupervised access to boys grooms and then molests them. As the pattern becomes undeniable, the primary concern of church leaders is not for the children but for … Continue reading

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Reproductive Choice is About Much More than Abortion

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When it comes to freely-chosen parenthood, we sometimes miss the big picture. Imperfect people and imperfect contraceptives and imperfect pregnancy processes fail; and when they do, access to abortion is a moral good. Like health knowledge and birth control options, … Continue reading

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Immigrant Doctor Leana Wen to Head Planned Parenthood

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For twelve years, Cecile Richards, daughter of former Texas governor Ann Richards, has been one of the most well-recognized faces in the fight for reproductive rights and healthcare access.  Under her leadership, Planned Parenthood’s signature pink logo and branding–Care. No … Continue reading

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