Post Tagged with: "pro-choice"

CHAD GRIFFITH | Christian OB-GYN and reproductive rights advocate Dr. Willie Parker reconciled Christianity and abortion at an event in the Healey Family Student Center.

Doctor Argues Christian Values and Feminism Permit Abortion

Abortion falls within the values of Christianity and women’s right to abortion should be protected, Christian OB-GYN and reproductive rights advocate Dr. Willie Parker said at a Lecture Fund event Wednesday. Condemning reproductive choices like abortion is not intrinsic to mainstream religions, and the perception of abortion as an immoral[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus 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

Debate Over Division

Georgetown students and community members this week had an unprecedented opportunity to engage deeply with issues of reproductive justice and Catholic teachings on life. Following the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s invitation to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, numerous Catholic and anti-abortion organizations demonstrated against what they viewed as a disregard[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Representatives from H*yas for Choice joined members of the D.C. community at a vigil  outside the Supreme Court for the victims of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

H*yas for Choice Joins Planned Parenthood Vigil

Reproaction, a non-profit that advocates increased abortion access and reproductive justice, organized a vigil attended by H*yas for Choice for victims of the recent Planned Parenthood clinic shooting in Colorado outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Around 25 people attended the vigil, which was Reproaction’s first official event since university[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Raining Cats, and Dogs, and Babies

Raining Cats, and Dogs, and Babies

There has been no public comparison of the outrage between the popular, media-driven frenzy over the shooting of a lion and the ongoing disclosures that a corporation has been selling human organs for monetary gain to the tune of half a billion dollars. There is an old-time adage that “if[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 17 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

For the sixth consecutive year, H*yas for Choice is holding Choice Week to promote dialogue about sexual choice on campus. However, this year the event has stronger significance — it is also the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. “Even though Roe v. Wade helped to secure the right to a safe and legal abortion,[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Pro-Life Students Lead Shift

While the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that has allowed for the abortion of 50 million American children passed two weeks ago, the week was also marked by the 14th annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. The Cardinal O’Connor Conference, the nation’s largest student-run, pro-life conference and named after Georgetown alumnus[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Pro-Choice Broader Than Abortion Issue

Last Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.  Even before Roe, the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life” were used to politically frame points of view regarding abortion rights. In the past 40 years, however, those who believe that abortion is a purely[Read More…]

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

H*yas for Choice Hold Info Week

Although reproductive rights are not typical fodder for lunch conversation, H*yas for Choice hopes to bring these talks to the forefront this week with a series of gatherings aimed at raising awareness of the issue. “Choice Week,” sponsored by the pro-abortion rights group, will include a panel discussion on religion[Read More…]

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News