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Student presents on NC abortion access

Student presents on NC abortion access

Hannah Shoemaker, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

One in three women in the United States gets an abortion. This was one piece of information presented at Guilford College’s “Teach-In: How to Get an Abortion in North Carolina” information session on Wednesday, April 19. The event was organized by senior and women’s, gender and sexuality...

Thom Tillis supports birth control only to gain support

Thom Tillis supports birth control only to gain support

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

“What I see from the folks who are opposing our agenda is whining coming from losers,” said Thomas “Thom” Tillis in an interview at his Raleigh office regarding the political environment. Recently, several Republican Senate candidates all across the country have temporarily changed their ...

Pope makes remarks regarding gay marriage and abortion, sparks criticism

Pope makes remarks regarding gay marriage and abortion, sparks criticism

Ty Gooch, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

The recently elected Pope Francis may be more liberal than you think. With his recent comments on gay marriage and abortion, the pope faces heavy criticism from Catholics and other Christians alike. “We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods,”...

Abortion clinic closings prevent fair health access for women

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Recently, one of Greensboro’s last two abortion clinics, A Woman’s Choice on Pomona Drive, closed down. Soon after, a group that had protested weekly outside of the clinic held a celebratory vigil. The members placed flowers, balloons and notes out front and prayed in circles, reveling in the clinic’s...

Use your own words to create knowledge

Haley Hawkins, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2012

Words are just words — unless someone is listening. When a politician speaks, the nation listens. This was certainly the case for Missouri Representative and long-time Paul Ryan ally Todd Akin when he responded to a question regarding the legality of abortion for pregnant victims of rape. “From...

Teen denied chemotherapy due to Dominican abortion laws, dies

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

To save a girl’s life or to save her fetus, that is the question. After a grueling fight with Dominican Republic’s strict abortion laws, a pregnant teenager died last week, inciting public outrage and an international debate. The 16-year-old, nicknamed “Esperanza” — which translates to...

Arizona law redefines pregnancy timeline

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

August 31, 2012

Arizona lawmakers have passed three anti-abortion bills, including one declaring that a pregnancy begin two weeks before conception, according to the Huffington Post. The new law, titled Women’s Health and Safety Act, was signed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and went into effect Aug 29. According...