An AUSA spokeswoman said: "AUSA remains a pro-choice
organisation and strongly supports the values that this represents but accepts the right of all students to form their own views."
All of this is consistent with Schlesinger's stated commitment to speaking to, and for, the "muddled middle" of Christians who are not easily categorized as "pro-choice
" or "pro-life." But it represents a limitation to her stated commitment to taking seriously the experiences and moral agency of women who have had abortions.
The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, a national pro-choice
advocacy group, has called on Employment and Social Development Canada to protect vulnerable students by auditing the grants provided to anti-abortion agencies.
At the same time, slightly more women than men take the always-legal position on abortion as well as call themselves pro-choice
. These gender patterns are consistent with what Gallup has found in most of the past several years.
Okay, I get that pro-choice
is "outdated" and that younger people are not big on "labels," but the rest of her quote is gobbledygook.
Here's what we have learned: labels such as "pro-life" or "pro-choice
" are vague and don't capture the complexity of abortion issues.
Meaning that Maggie NL doesn't present "just one opportunity to elect a pro-choice
Democratic woman governor in 2012."
But even as Americans have shunned the pro-choice
label, it seems to say little about their actual support for legal abortion rights.
I am unabashedly pro-choice
. I am also not blind to the historic racism and classism in the pro-choice
movement, and I believe that to ignore pro-choice
's sordid history is to repeat it.
The invited listeners (only administration officials spoke) reportedly were dozens of leaders from the pro-choice
and pro-life movements.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Fifty-one percent of Americans consider themselves "pro-life" and just 42 percent say they are "pro-choice
I've followed the pro-choice
versus pro-life issue for years, and I'll admit I've been influenced by Planned Parenthood's PR, especially while I lived in New York City.