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Category Archive: Abortion

Mar 13 2014

A Response To A Pro-Life Atheist and The Friendly Atheist

I am a fan of Hemant Mehta, as one of the few asian atheists online, reading his work got me writing my own stuff. However I disagree with his guest blogger, Kristine Kruszelnicki who is the president of the Pro-Life Humanists. I value free speech and differing opinions. I figure Hemant Mehta has the same ideas, …

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Jan 27 2014

Abortion Myths Debunked

Christian Post’s pro-life brigade were out in force over the week. The problem with such reporting is that it’s an outright lie. And the best lies told are the ones where the teller believes in the same lie. So me saying “beware the dinner witch! She will eat you if you don’t eat your broccoli” is …

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Sep 23 2013

The Corkscrew – An Idiot’s Guide to Safe Sex

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Sep 06 2013

It’s Not Empowerment, It’s Quackery

Prior to the Obstetric/Gynaecological adoption of abortion, it was one of the most riskiest procedures out there. Abortions historically have had some of the worst mortality rates and were generally a practice of last resorts. We turned it into an outpatient procedure with an incredibly low mortality rate. There are different indications for abortions and …

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Aug 06 2013

Star Parker Doesn’t Understand Abortion

Big News there? A right wing conservative doesn’t understand medicine? In other news, water is wet and it’s hot in India.

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Jul 18 2013

Unreported World – Philippines

This one is an old show. After a political battle beyond compare the Philippines finally legalised contraception. But it is kind of chilling to watch what a society with abstinence only education and anti-abortion stances looks like at a specific level. Trigger Warnings abound. This is a documentary on abortion with scenes of women undergoing …

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Jul 16 2013

A Taste of Things to Come – Rise of the Backstreet Abortionist

American women have lost a great deal of freedom in the past few weeks. All across the USA various states are planning to either reduce funding to bodies such as Planned Parenthood or to try and make abortions more difficult to perform and obtain. South Dakota has passed laws to reduce the period of abortion …

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Apr 10 2013

Strawmanning the Abortion Argument

According to Marc Thiessen, our stance on Todd Aiken was pretty justified if only if we treat the statement by a Planned Parenthood official the same way. That during a hearing of a Florida Bill to require Abortion Clinics to provide care to any child born as a result of a botched abortion, a Planned …

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Mar 22 2013

Colonoscopies and Abortions

Guess which party Senator Donna Campbell belongs to? Hint? She is in Texas. Well she is in favour of Senate Bill 537 which would force all State Abortion Clinics to comply with regulations involving surgical centres by providing a surgeon on premises to deal with complications of abortion. “After a colonoscopy on a man, he …

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Feb 22 2013

Reducing Abortion

Richard M. Doerflinger’s article on Washington Post has me intrigued. How do you reduce abortion? From a medical standpoint? Abortion can be a medical or a surgical procedure, each with specific risks. If we can control and totally reduce unwanted pregnancy we can eliminate these risks.

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