Tag: Culture Of Life

Jailing women who try to commit suicide

Bei Bei Shuai tried to kill herself with rat poison last year. She survived. But she was pregnant, and her fetus died. Now she’s being charged with murder and attempted feticide. Shaui’s downward spiral began in late December, when her…

Unsolved Hysteries

Remember the campaign, started by Devery, to submit photos of your used tampons to Rep. Bobby Franklin in Georgia? Well now there’s a blog aggregating all of the crime scene photos. Meet Unsolved Hysteries, and submit your pics. No zygote…

Meet Mark Critz.

Ten Democrats cosponsored H.R.3, even with language redefining rape; four of those ten also apparently don’t care if pregnant women die. Sarah Jaffe takes a closer look at all ten; find all posted to date here. Originally posted at RH…

On Labor

Ta-Nehisi Coates writes a perfect piece about the work of pregnancy and childbirth: For reasons beyond me, childbirth–in the popular American mind–is swaddled in gossamer, gift-wrap, and icing. Beneath the pastel Hallmark cards and baby showers, behind the flowers, lies…