Category Archives: Abortion & reproductive rights

Cartoon: Pro-Life Journalism

Transcript of cartoon: PANEL 1 A man in a jacket and tie is listening to a woman in a striped shirt speak. WOMAN: We at Planned Parenthood don’t sell fetuses. We donate fetuses for medical research. There’s a fee for … Continue reading

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On The Wonderful Potential People Who Are Aborted

Faith writes: What saddens me about abortion is that those who get pregnant and abort the child destroy every chance of happiness, love, excitement, growth, knowledge, friendship, etc. that child could ever have simply because it’s inconvenience. It’s more than … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Abortion and Selfishness

{pbs pledge drive} If you like my cartoons, please consider supporting them on Patreon. {/pbs} When I make this argument to pro-lifers, they often point out that there are individual pro-lifers who support a strong welfare state. That’s true. But … Continue reading

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On Right To Live vs Right To Autonomy; And Why Fetuses Aren’t People

This post is part of an ongoing discussion I’m having on Tumblr with “Sirwolffe.” I’ve edited the post before putting it on “Alas.” Sirwolffe writes: You are comparing the right to life with the right to refuse pregnancy. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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A Link Farm For Discussing The Fake Planned Parenthood Video

I don’t have all that much to say, at the moment, but thought people might like having a thread to discuss it. The Planned Parenthood controversy over aborted fetus body parts, explained – Vox 3 Deceptive Edits In The Video … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Maternity Leave vs Profit

This seems like a good time to announce that I’m starting a Patreon to support my political cartoons. Please check it out (and tell me if you spot any typos!). This cartoon was a collaboration with my friend Becky Hawkins. … Continue reading

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The Calligraphic Art of Azra Aghighi Bakhshayeshi – The Tehran Times

The Tehran Times has a beautiful gallery up of calligraphic art, which I know next to nothing about, except that I think it’s beautiful. Here are a couple: You should check out the rest for yourself.

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Supreme Court Rules For Coporations In Hobby Lobby

You can read the ruling in pdf form here, and Ginsburg’s mammoth, strongly-worded dissent here. Sarah Kliff sums up the ruling in three sentences: 1. A federal law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was written to protect individuals’ religious … Continue reading

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A few graphs about teen pregnancy and sex

Just putting them out there for reference and discussion. While there was a substantial drop in the pregnancy rate for 15–17-year-olds and 18–19-year-olds between 2008 and 2010, pregnancies among 18–19-year-olds constituted the majority (69%) of teen pregnancies. During this same … Continue reading

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On Abortion, Navels, And Gratitude To Our Mothers

cultureshift: The belly button is a reminder to all of us that we relied on another human being to keep and protect us while we prepared for our birth. This mother’s child is living solely through the nutrients and oxygen … Continue reading

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