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Will a real diarist please do something with this, please? Thanks! In light of Limbaugh's, "Pope's a marxist..." comments and the right's veneration of all things St. Ronnie, Pope Francis' message ...
by praesepe
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 06:48 PM PST with 12 Recommends
In "discussions" on abortion laws with right leaning friends and family, I've often said in the end strict abortion laws would make miscarriages illegal and the women who have them felons. This ...
by koseighty
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
If you go down to El Salvador -- and you are a woman -- prepare for your genital area to be surrounded with yellow crime scene tape: After seeking emergency medical attention for the sudden onset of ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Ray Bonner was working for The New York Times in January 1982 when he (at the same time as Alma Guillermoprieto of The Washington Post) broke the story of "la matanza"—[the massacrehttp://www....
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 08:30 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Latin America is home to five of the seven countries in the world in which abortion is banned in all instances, even when the life of the woman is at risk. Here's why. Written by Cora Fernandez ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ruby Corado was 16 when her parents sent her to the United States to escape the civil war in El Salvador. When she arrived in Washington DC, she found very few resources for Latinos and none for ...
by rserven
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The Catholic Church and the international anti-choice movement are desperate to deny that Beatriz did, in fact, have an abortion. And much of the media is taking the bait. Written by Editor in ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
There is some very good news in the world today, especially for a young pregnant woman in El Salvador who has been granted a life-saving medical procedure. El Salvador's Health ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 12:50 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
In a stunning decision made worse by the length of time it took to be handed down, the Supreme Court of El Salvador denied a young woman "permission" on Wednesday for an abortion needed to save her ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 11:20 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
As people take to the streets in support of Beatriz, pressure is mounting on the Supreme Court of El Salvador to finally make a decision granting Beatriz a life-saving abortion. Meanwhile, Beatriz's ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 10:43 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A 22-year-old Salvadoran woman with severe chronic medical conditions is pregnant with a fetus without a brain. But a 1998 law in El Salvador prohibits all abortions, without exception. Written by ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 02:36 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
A song by Peter, Paul and Mary from the 1980s If you want the lyrics, you can go here Or listen, and think how the country may change, the amount of money may increase but somehow the role US plays?
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 11:57 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Guardian has published a new documentary which clearly indicates that torture of Iraqi citizens was ordered from the top. Who is James Steele? According to a 1988 New York Times article ,
by bekosiluvu
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 07:33 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
in this column from this morning's Washington Post . By now increasing numbers of people are aware and demonstrating some concern for the role the then Jesuit Provincial supervisor played during ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 08:42 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
The wreckage of Col. Domingo Monterrosa's helicopter outside the Musem of the Revolution in Perquin, El Salvador.
by EZ writer
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 12:42 PM PST with 9 Recommends
The main feeling today is just one of intense gratitude to every ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 12:45 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Here in Central America, women are denied life-saving treatment every day. Women with life-threatening illnesses are denied treatment because to do so might harm their pregnancy -- just the same ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
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by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 05:23 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Ha ha! Oncology is expensive! Ha ha! This is so much better than your wife surviving! In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek , Mitt Romney ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 10:57 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Roberto d'Aubuisson When Mitt Romney decided to take up the offer to launch Bain Capital in 1983, he initially found financing difficult to come by. And so, after some initial misgivings were ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 01:09 PM PDT with 127 Recommends