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One Woman’s War on Teen Pregnancy and Poverty in Memphis

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Claudia Haltom was a juvenile court judge in Memphis who, as she puts it, got tired of taking babies away from teenagers. The final straw came when a 17-year-old mother of three stood in front of her, pregnant. “Who is … Continue reading

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My Abortion Was Different: Why Women Shame and Blame Each Other

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We’ve all heard stories, apocryphal or not, of women who picket family planning clinics and then cross the line when they find themselves with a problem pregnancy. One doctor tells of a patient in stirrups saying, “I don’t belong here, … Continue reading

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