Monthly Archives: February 2014

Valentine’s Day, Roe v. Wade, and Purple Hearts

Greetings, readers, and Happy Valentine’s Day! This month we are exploring the issue of abortion in 2014, a year after the 20 year anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Columnist and reporter Rebecca Ellis presents the prochoice movement’s worldwide momentum and criticizes … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade and the Ethical and Legal Problems of Defining “Viability” over 20 Years Later

        By John Veazey, Guest Columnist           In 1973, Roe v. Wade came down like a bolt of lightning from the United States Supreme Court. Roe v. Wade, taken together with its sister case Doe v. Bolton, held that that a … Continue reading

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Abortion Worldwide: A 2014 Look from the Global Pro-choice Movement

Rebecca Ellis, Reporter Nearly two decades ago at the 1994 UN International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, 179 nations committed to the basic sexual and reproductive health rights. These, they agreed, include the ability to make free … Continue reading

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Query: A Vietnam Veteran’s Lessons for PTSD Sufferers Today

By Rebecca Ellis,  Reporter Tim Lytle, 67, remembers exactly where he was in 1966. He was on an aircraft carrier on a bombing mission in North Vietnam. That led him to Cam Ranh Bay in South Vietnam, where he was … Continue reading

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