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D.C.’s only Planned Parenthood clinic, the Carol Whitehill Moses Center, opened in Northwest D.C.

Clinic’s Opening Prompts Protests

The grand opening of Washington, D.C.’s only Planned Parenthood clinic Sept. 26 was marred by two dozen protesters who swarmed the facility’s headquarters outside a celebratory launch gala attended by notables including Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and actress Kathleen Turner. The facility, named the Carol[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

Provide a Space For Every View

We are going to open by saying something that everyone knows about us: We are ardently, openly and unabashedly pro-choice. We are writing this as the president and vice president of H*yas for Choice, but also as pro-choice students sick of an endless, pointless battle at Georgetown taking place under[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

When Pro-Choice Is Anti-Choice

I am pro-life because our world today is broken and hurting, and I want to love the broken and the hurting. The fact is many women in our society are in pain. They live in an oppressive, unloving society. Planned Parenthood says it wants to serve women and even wants[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 23 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown Hosts Cecile Richards

Georgetown Hosts Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke in Lohrfink Auditorium at Georgetown University, the United States’ oldest Catholic university, Wednesday to call for abortion rights and access to contraception, punctuating a week stacked with anti-abortion panels and discussions for Georgetown’s Life Week. Speaking by invitation of Lecture Fund, which is funded[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Courtesy Georgetown Right to Life

Johnson Speaks Out Against Abortion

Former Planned Parenthood Clinic Director and anti-abortion activist Abby Johnson condemned the abortion services offered by the women’s health care provider at an event organized by Georgetown University Right to Life in Dahlgren Chapel on Wednesday night. Johnson, who resigned from Planned Parenthood in 2009 after witnessing an abortion through[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke about the future of her organization and its new initiatives in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday.

Richards Event Sees GU, DC Backlash

Inciting campus-wide dialogue and protest surrounding abortion rights, the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s decision to invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak Wednesday was met with formal opposition from several Georgetown Jesuits, Catholic officials and anti-abortion student groups. Associate professor Fr. Stephen Fields, S.J., and visiting professor of law Fr.[Read More…]

Vita Saxa Invites Johnson, Anti-Abortion Advocate

Georgetown Right to Life has scheduled anti-abortion advocate Abby Johnson to speak in Dahlgren Chapel on April 20, the same day Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is scheduled to address students in Lohrfink Auditorium. Johnson, who is a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, will discuss her experiences at 7:30 p.m.[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pro-Life Group Protests Cecile Richard’s Visit

About 10 protestors from the Pennsylvania-based American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property demonstrated against the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s invitation to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak on campus outside the university’s front gates Monday afternoon. TFP is a Catholic organization dedicated to defending conservative[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Assure Free Speech

The Georgetown University Lecture Fund announced this month that the President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards will speak at Georgetown in April, instantly igniting much criticism and controversy. Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit that serves as the largest single provider of comprehensive reproductive health services in the United States, including[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Groups Voice Opposition to Planned Parenthood CEO Visit

Conservative and religious groups both on and off campus are raising voices of opposition over the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s announcement that President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Cecile Richards will speak at Georgetown in April. Since the announcement March 3, the Cardinal Newman Society, the Archdiocese of[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top