Posts tagged “Abortion”

Pro-Life Billboard Advert Sparks Anger

April 15th, 2011
Pro-Life Billboard Advert Sparks Anger

The pro-life group called Life Allways has been accused of playing the race card with their billboard advert that appears to target black people. The advert shows a picture of a young black girl, with a caption reading: “The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb.” One of those outraged by […]

Texas Pushing Through Fast Track Anti-Abortion Legislation

April 13th, 2011
Texas Pushing Through Fast Track Anti-Abortion Legislation

The Texas legislature has been criticised for fast tracking legislation which will put it on a collision course with pro abortionists. The latter argue the new bill is an intrusion in a woman’s right to choose. The law which was passed in February aims to force women to consider all possibilities before finally deciding on […]

Texas Passes Sonogram Bill

April 11th, 2011
Texas Passes Sonogram Bill

The State of Texas recently passed the controversial Sonogram Bill, by a margin of 21 votes to 10. The aim of the bill is to force a woman who wants an abortion to have sonogram so that she hears and see the baby she (according to anti abortionists) is about to kill. The hope is […]

Richer Ghanaians More Likely To Have An Abortion

March 30th, 2011
Richer Ghanaians More Likely To Have An Abortion

Research in Ghana comparing rich literate and poor illiterate women found the richer women were more likely to seek an abortion. The research which was carried out by the University of Cape Coast Department of Population and Health suggests that the second commonest cause of death among women was due directly to unsafe abortions. In […]

US Federal Lawmakers Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

March 24th, 2011
US Federal Lawmakers Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

Members of a committee in the United States House of Representatives passed the pro-life ‘protect life’ bill despite a strong and determined fight by three prominent Democrats. The Protect Life Act seeks to amend and strengthen a previous act – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which prevents any federal funding of abortion services. […]

Abortion Comparison Criticised

March 22nd, 2011
Abortion Comparison Criticised

A billboard which effectively compared legal abortion with genocide has been severely criticised. The billboard appears to be the latest strategy in targeting particular communities in an effort to influence them. While hard hitting adverts are normal today – anti tobacco ads have been around for a long time now – this appears to be […]

Ohio Proposing A Time Limit On Abortion

March 16th, 2011
Ohio Proposing A Time Limit On Abortion

Based on medical research which apparently has found an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be heard as soon as 18 days after conception, Ohio State legislators are proposing a time limit bill. This would stop abortion being carried out beyond 18 days. Called the Heartbeat Bill, it is being proposed by Republican Lynn Wachtmann. He recently […]

Anti-Abortion Attitudes Described As Archaic

March 10th, 2011
Anti-Abortion Attitudes Described As Archaic

Voters have been making their own feelings felt over what they see as archaic views over abortion by Republican politicians. One voter, Ilene Seidman, a professor of law said: “I think a victim-blaming culture is still alive and well.” She was referring to a Bill proposed by a New Jersey Representative that would have forced […]

A choice no woman should have to make

March 8th, 2011
A choice no woman should have to make

The abortion debate in the United States took yet another disturbing twist recently when a Republican proposed a new bill. The proposal put forward by Joe Pitts will allow hospitals to decide whether to refuse to carry out an abortion even if that means letting the woman die. This is the latest in a number […]

Legislation to ban late abortions proposed

March 4th, 2011
Legislation to ban late abortions proposed

The State of Georgia is proposing legislation that would see abortions over 20 weeks banned. Known as the ‘Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act’, the gestational age of the foetus would have to be checked, and if it is over 20 weeks, doctors will not be allowed to perform the abortion. The lawyer proposing the […]

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