Pro-choice supporters usually wear green handkerchiefs at demonstrations, while those who are against abortion carry blue ones.
Filmmaker Juan Solanas declares himself an atheist but says that if God did exist he would wear a green handkerchief, emblem of Argentina’s pro-abortion movement and subject of his documentary that premieres at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.
Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, on Thursday reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions.
The Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard famously observed that if everyone is a Lutheran then no one is a Lutheran. What he meant is that if you’re born into a culture in which everybody has a similar worldview, you don’t have an opportunity to develop genuine belief because your convictions
Hundreds of thousands of illegal abortions are carried out every year in the nation of 44 million, and pro-choice campaigners have long-urged authorities to put an end to dangerous backstreet terminations by legalising the process.
The outcome could have huge consequences at a time when several states have passed laws, being challenged in the courts, that would ban abortions after a foetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks.
A federal judge is deciding whether to block the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, which has banned most abortions in Texas since early on September and sent women racing hundreds of miles to get care outside the state.
It is a brilliant journalist scoop in a long time in the United States. The Washington-based online newshounds who also publish a weekly claim to have obtained a copy of the draft majority opinion of the conservative Supreme Court judge,
Amanda Seyfried in her Power of Women speech honoured the International Network for Aid, Relief and Assistance (INARA), a nonprofit that connects refugee children with crucial medical and mental health care.
It’s easy to take for granted one of our country’s greatest strengths: a legal system in which we settle our disputes peacefully in court. We do this without the type of violence, intimidation and threats against judges that occur in too many other countries. That was true until someone leaked a draft opinion