Archives for June 2013

Video: Congresswoman chokes back tears during emotional debate on 20-wk abortion ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2013 ( – The topic of abortion can elicit strong emotions. For one Congresswoman, thinking about the tragedy of a million abortions a year nearly made her break out into tears on the House floor. Virginia Foxx, R-NC, made many impassioned speeches supporting the nationwide ban on abortions after 20 weeks, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, … [Read more...]

NPR asks if one-child policy, gendercide are good for Chinese women

June 3, 2013 – Seeing hundreds of millions of forced abortions, pandemic cultural misogyny, and high female suicide rates, NPR wonders if the one-child policy and sex-selective abortion aren't a huge step forward for feminism. While writing this story last week, on the fact that the scarcity of women means that getting married now costs Chinese men 10 years' income, I came across a “news” … [Read more...]