pro-choice

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    Skepchick Sundaylies, with Twitter Choose Your Own Adventure, American Discipline, and Three-Headed Dogs

    Sunday Funny: Human Subjects (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick Cryptophile: Cerberus Eddy explores the possibility of a real life Cerberus. Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast — Brainwaves! Ashley takes one for the team and test drives a ‘brainwave’ enhancement product. Twitter Poll Text Adventure Ethan takes Choose Your Own Adventure stories to social media, with delightful results. The Bacteria Chlamydia…

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  • Feminism

    Pro-Life Advocates Don’t Actually Care About the Life of a Fetus

    I’ve been thinking about the fight for women’s healthcare a lot lately, mainly due to the influx of messages we’ve been getting to Skepchick in the past month virtually throwing a temper tantrum about Rebecca’s video “Planned Parenthood is Not Selling Baby Parts, You Fucking Idiots.” Although I am firmly on the pro-choice side, I always try to understand those…

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    [Cross-Post] Dear Planned Parenthood: You ROCK for Helping Patients Donate Fetal Tissue

    Ed’s Note: This cross-post was written by Steph at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to the full post.  ****** It’s not a day that ends in “y” if anti-choice extremists don’t try to discredit or defund Planned Parenthood. When I worked for a Planned Parenthood affiliate, extremist terrorist groups targeted us,…

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  • Activism
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    The Story Behind Sarah’s Abortion

    I knew even before the two little lines appeared that I was pregnant. I’m not saying I had magic intuition or anything, just that I use a period tracker app that’s surprisingly accurate, I had sex on a day I was ovulating (it tells you that as well), & my period was late. It was the logical conclusion, but I will…

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    ICYMI: July 21-July 27 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello! I have exciting news. We’ve added a new Skepchick site! Well, OK. It has been around for a bit, but now it’s better! Let me re-introduce Skepchick Events! They aren’t just about promotional posts anymore. They live blog events and publish some kick ass interviews, so you should totally start checking them out on the reg. Teen Skepchick The…

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    ICYMI: February 17 – February 23 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello! It’s such a wonderful day! Or at least it will be after your brain soaks up this Skepchick Network awesomeness. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Diversity of Locomotion Ine continues here investigation of the diversity of life by looking at how animals move around. Atheism and Morality: Good without God? Does God define morality? Protecting the Young Protects No One…

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  • Extreme Fundamentalists & Responsibility

    As Jen mentioned in this morning’s Quickies, yesterday Dr. George Tiller was murdered on his way to church, most likely by an extreme fundamentalist who disagreed with Tiller’s decision to provide women with therapeutic abortions. Tiller was well-known for running one of the only abortion-providing clinics in Kansas, where he and his team gave women extensive counseling before and after…

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