By Franziska Castillo | 10/14/2013 - 10:30 | 0 Comments
This is a story I didn’t want to tell. A story that stabs at the back of my heart, where I like to keep hurts hidden. But it’s not only my story. And so, for all the other women who don’t have a chance to tell this, I have to be the one.
The story begins with blood. Blood that didn’t come: I was ...
By Maricela Lupercio | 07/12/2013 - 14:55 | 0 Comments
As a child from a traditional Mexican-American home, I have always been pro-life. When I was younger I thought abortion was wrong simply because it kills a baby. Working as Director of Latinos4Life, an educational outreach based in California’s Central San Joaquin Valley for the past seven years has given new meaning to...
By Pauline Campos | 07/12/2013 - 14:55 | 0 Comments
I once overheard a girl talking to her friends about her pregnancy while passing by in the halls of my high school. She said things like "don’t know who the father is this time" and "another abortion" and "my mom doesn't know." Instead of using birth control or condoms to prevent pregnancy, she had apparently decided that taking care of things...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/12/2013 - 12:34 | 0 Comments
After the House approved a bill on Tuesday to ban abortion, flea market abortions have been on the rise in Texas.
According to MSN Now, women who want abortions can buy drugs to induce miscarriages at an open-air flea market...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 09:16 | 0 Comments
More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/08/2013 - 13:50 | 0 Comments
Chile is known for being one of Latin America's most socially-conservative countries. So when the case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl arose, it set off a national debate about abortion.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/24/2013 - 17:23 | 0 Comments
Uruguay’s abortion law was challenged on Sunday. According to the Huffington Post, opponents of the most liberal abortion law in South America were unable to attract enough votes in a consultation ballot to...
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