Topic: Reproductive Rights

Morbidly Fascinating Website Catalogues The Last Words Of Every Inmate Executed In Texas

Morbidly Fascinating Website Catalogues The Last Words Of Every Inmate Executed In Texas

As we all (hopefully) know, Texas governor/emotionally unhinged comic book villain Rick Perry is trying to aggressively limit the reproductive rights of Texas women–criminalizing abortions after 20 weeks and effectively shuttering all but a handful of clinics in the state. Even better, Perry insists he’s doing it for us. In the name of life. Because Ricky Perry and Texas just plum love life.

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Beatriz Has Received Permission To Terminate Her Pregnancy By C-Section – But I’m Not Celebrating Yet

Beatriz Has Received Permission To Terminate Her Pregnancy By C-Section â But Iâm Not Celebrating Yet

Beatriz, the 22 year old woman who was risking not only her life, but the life of her deformed fetus, is being prepared to receive an emergency C-section after El Salvador’s Health Minister approved the operation yesterday. Ultrasound images have shown that her fetus is developing with only a brain stem and has no chance of survival. This is amazing news, and I know that so many of you were also concerned about this situation after I wrote about it yesterday, and that you expressed so in the comments. When awful things in the world happens it really does help when readers take the time to discuss it, and I’m always considering points you all have made and things you have said. More »