Posts tagged “anti abortion”

New Survey Debunks Abortion Myth

May 11th, 2012
New Survey Debunks Abortion Myth

The pro versus anti abortion argument often deteriorates to a slanging match, in which those in favour of abortion are accused of not really understanding the consequences of choosing an abortion. However, a recent survey has debunked this myth. It seems that 87% of women seeking an abortion are highly confident in the decision they […]

Controversial Abortion Film Released

March 28th, 2012
Controversial Abortion Film Released

A new film, which looks into the effects and consequences of abortion, came out this week, hot on the heels of Hunger Games. October Baby is a story about a 19-year-old woman – Hannah – who survived an abortion but suffers from lifelong health problems. She learns early on in the film that her health […]

Anti-Abortionists Hit a Road Block

June 13th, 2011
Anti-Abortionists Hit a Road Block

Of their own making, it seems. Apparently a bill in the US created by an Illinois senator who died in 2007, was supposed to block funding, which would have been spent on the treatment of women requiring abortions. However it now appears this very same legislation is now inadvertently aiding abortions after all. The bill […]

Billboard Abortion Advert pulled

April 27th, 2011
Billboard Abortion Advert pulled

The Louisiana-based advertising agency which recently produced a billboard advert attacking abortion has removed it. The advert showed a picture of a black girl along with a tag line which read: ‘The most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb.’ However it was pulled after some black residents complained that it was offensive; […]

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 […]

Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Likens Abortion To Slavery

April 7th, 2011
Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Likens Abortion To Slavery

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas Governor and possible presidential candidate suggested that abortion was akin to slavery. Speaking at a fundraising event he said: “It was wrong to own a slave in Mississippi and Michigan. This is not a states issue.” The outspoken Republican who is opposed to abortion also said the abortion issue transcends political […]

Planned Parenthood Becoming The Focus Of Anti-Abortionists

April 1st, 2011
Planned Parenthood Becoming The Focus Of Anti-Abortionists

Things are hotting up for the non profit making organisation known as Planned Parenthood. It seems anti-abortion supporters are making a concerted effort to force the federal government to stop funding the body. Planned Parenthood offers a range of services to families and women in particular, who need help, via clinics which operate throughout the […]

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 […]

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