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Editorial: Women Should Have the Right to Abortion

Jenna Reiber, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Around 68,000 women die worldwide due to unsafe abortions, that are without doctors or sometimes with no medical experience every year. That is nearly five times the population of Hershey.   Women deserve to have the universal right to an abortion. According to a National Institutes of Health ...

Multiple anti-abortion laws seek to challenge Roe v. Wade

Talon Smith, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Several pieces of legislation regarding abortion are appearing across the United States with the intention of overturning Roe v. Wade. On May 15, Alabama’s government passed an abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest. This law is the strictest piece of abortion legislation in the United States, according to The Hill. It also directly challeng...

How one woman’s death lead to Ireland’s abortion rights campaign

A woman leaves a polling station after casting her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, in Dublin, Ireland, Friday May 25, 2018. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018

On May 25, Ireland overwhelmingly voted to repeal their eighth amendment, lifting a long-standing ban on abortion. However, it took the death of one woman to kickstart the campaign for abortion rights in this predominantly Catholic country. In 2012, Savita Halappanavar, 31, died from septicemia...

Kentucky Battles for Abortion

In this Monday, July 17, 2017 photo, Meg Stern, left, and other escort volunteers lined up outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. The clinic’s fate will be decided after a 60 day brief from both sides. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)

Katie Jones, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Kentucky could become the first state without abortion clinics after a three day trial taking place November 14-17. If the clinic loses, they may appeal the decision to the US Supreme Court. The EMW Women’s Surgical Center is the last abortion clinic in Kentucky.  However, they are suing th...

Grave Consequences of 2016 Election

President-elect Donald Trump, joined by his son Baron, second from right, and wife Melania, greets Vice-President-elect Mike Pence as he arrives on stage during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Brooke Daniels, Copy Editor

January 23, 2017

Donald Trump’s election will affect all Americans, and many have voiced their concerns of detrimental effects on our nation. Economically, Trump will be a danger to the American middle class and workers, and he will do the opposite of what he promised the public. There are millions of jobs he prom...

The Fight for Pro-Life

March 1, 2016

By:Lydia Gould Jewels Green was just a teenager when she found out she was unexpectedly pregnant. At the time, she was pro life and wanted to parent the child, but her current boyfriend and family convinced her to get an abortion. After the abortion, Green became an abortion clinic worker and b...

Pro Choice: The Right Choice

March 1, 2016

By: Mason Benovy In a country that prides itself on freedom, the United States has many citizens eager to take away a woman's basic right to her body. Being pro-choice is the only logical stance for someone who believes in equality. It does not mean you are “pro-abortion”, it means you think women...

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