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Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

Religion Should Not Be Used to Justify an Attempted Overturn of Roe V. Wade

June 23, 2019

By Lily Stickely "[This law] stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious, that every life is a sacred gift from God,” said Alabama Governor Ivey while signing the most restrictive abortion ban into place, in ‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to...

Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

Abstinence Over Education: Public Schools Need to Update their Sex Education Curriculum

June 13, 2019

By Lydia Snapp When I was eleven years old I asked my fifth grade teacher what an abortion was, and shockingly, she told me she couldn’t speak on the subject. Sex educators in Michigan preach abstinence over anything else, but teenagers should be taught how to practice safe sex, so they can m...

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Anti-Abortion Laws Don’t Ban Abortion, They Just Ban Safe Access

Alexis Weeden

June 12, 2019

As of May of 2019, there have already been attempts at challenging the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade along with the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Conservative legislators have been pushing strict abortion bans called “heart-beat bills” in multiple states -- including Michigan. T...

The Right is not Right if not Taught, Students Deserve to Know About Their Choices

The Right is not Right if not Taught, Students Deserve to Know About Their Choices

Julia Perry

December 16, 2017

One in every five women are sexually assaulted according to The Center Of Disease Control. However, only 12 percent of assaults are reported to the authorities. Women are solidified in this society as weak and vulnerable, and now people forget who women are and how hard they've worked to be respected and to be ac...

Defunding Planned Parenthood is a Mistake the U.S. Can’t Afford to Make

Defunding Planned Parenthood is a Mistake the U.S. Can’t Afford to Make

Hannah Pittman

February 1, 2017

  Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides reproductive health services in the United States. Every year they prevent more than two million pregnancies through contraception services. Planned Parenthood (PP) provides contraception, STD/STI testing and treatment, cancer screeni...

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