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Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Reproductive rights endangered at the Mexico-United States border

Lily Daniel, Editor in Chief

May 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

While the media often laces stories of the Mexico-United States border with violence, starvation, and complete desperation, it fails to acknowledge the many women in need of reproductive healthcare, contraception and legal support after crossing the border. Miscarriages due to violence at the border, ...

Youth access to reproductive care

Lily Daniel, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features

   This October marked the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood: one of the nation’s leading providers of sex education and reproductive health services. Though primarily supporting women, according to their website, this non-profit organization increased the percentage of men that they work with by 8...

Pro-lifers Storm Market Street

Emmy Hicks-Jablons, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under News

Over the past weekend, San Francisco was not itself. Children perched on the shoulders of their parents, soaking up a sea of abortion symbolism as tens of thousands of pro-life protestors flooded Market Street. On Friday and Saturday January 22nd and 23rd, the 12th annual Walk for Life West Coast took...

Anti-abortion groups push to defund Planned Parenthood

Emma Draisin, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under News

After allegations accusing Planned Parenthood of the federal offense of selling fetal tissue, citizens and politicians who are ‘pro-life’ are pushing for federal funding of the organization to be cut because of due to moral opposition. Many Urban students, according to an online survey in October, d...

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Mother of Roe v. Wade speaks out on abortion, healthcare

Sabrina Werby, Staff writer

March 30, 2010


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Among those watching the recent debate over healthcare reform was Sarah Weddington, who was on the front lines of the fight for reproductive rights in 1973 when she defended Norma McCorvey, the woman seeking an abortion in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case. We spoke to Weddington about the...

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