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On Mother’s Day I’m Grateful for One Special Abortion Provider and a Whole Line of Healthcare Professionals Who Came Before Her

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Raising two kind, curious daughters with my husband, Brian, has been the most meaningful, wonder-filled adventure of my life. That is why, on Mother’s Day, I find myself feeling profoundly grateful to the healthcare providers who made possible these twenty-five … Continue reading

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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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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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What the unborn and the undead have in common

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Religious opposition to abortion is based on a kind of magical thinking much like that in zombie stories. One freakish thing about zombies is that they look like people even though they aren’t. What does it mean to be a … Continue reading

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How to Talk with Your Kid about Abortion—Especially Your Abortion

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In coming decades, better birth control like long-acting IUDs and implants may make elective abortion virtually obsolete. But for now, unsought pregnancy is still painfully common; over a million American women have an abortion each year. Women end pregnancies for … Continue reading

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Confront Abortion Protestors with Bible Verses

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It’s time to confront conception-obsessed Bible-believers on their own terms, with language they understand. Imagine if anti-abortion protestors found themselves confronted with the Bible and Christianity’s highest values. At regular intervals throughout the year, the most conception-obsessed members of the Religious Right … Continue reading

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Pray Those Abortions Away

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Just imagine if Christians prayed these prayers and God answered. Every fall and spring, anti-abortion activists step up protests during a time that they call 40 Days for Life and clinic staff call 40 Days of Harassment—or simply 40 Days … Continue reading

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