Abortion and Morality
abortion / Atheism

Abortion and Morality

Recently a candidate for the US presidency made some horrifically ignorant and dismissive statements about 3rd trimester abortions. In response, several women stepped up and told their stories online about their late term abortions. I read some of them, and it got me thinking. The pro-life movement likes to frame abortion in terms of morality. … Continue reading

abortion / Feminism / Morality

The personal is political: Women’s health choices VS religious freedom?

Women’s health issues are controversial. In recent years, conservative politicians and religious leaders have been leading a push to make health services for women harder and harder to obtain. For instance Rick Santorum has advocated that states should have the right to ban birth control. Now, as adamantly pro-choice as I am, I can see why some people … Continue reading