“Pro-Life”? Give Me a Break

Introduction Conservatives love to talk about being “pro-life.” By that, they mean that they are opposed to abortion (The partisan gap in views on this issue is wider than ever.) Republicans claim that abortion is murder. I strongly disagree with that view, but I respect their stance; people are free to disagree on controversial issues. […]

Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania: Reproductive Rights in Jeopardy

Supreme Court’s Latest Restriction on Accessing Contraceptives Since no-cost contraceptive services became a mandatory component of company healthcare plans in 2010, several organizations have fought for and obtained religious exemptions from providing these reproductive services for their employees. These religious dispensations, which the Supreme Court has granted in spite of objections from several states and […]

Why We Need To Protect Planned Parenthood

Introduction President Trump has stated that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) does great things for women’s health, such as providing vital STD treatment and cancer screenings, but still plans to defund the organization. To what degree should politicians interfere in the health decisions between a woman and her doctor? When politicians disagree with […]

The Case of Brett Kavanaugh vs. Women’s Rights

From the birth of this country, the Supreme Court of the United States has handed down decisions that defined generations. A position on the court holds the immense power to shape legislation and even how our constitution is perceived. Due to this power, the livelihoods of many Americans lie in the hands of whoever replaces […]

The Attack on Planned Parenthood

The 21st Century has witnessed strides in women’s and reproductive rights. One organization that caters to those is Planned Parenthood. Though the organization is a huge proponent in granting women control to their own body, many disagree with the organization’s actions. Though many protest the actions of Planned Parenthood, the services that the organization provides […]