Last year, I was having lunch with a group of my friends at the dining hall when the conversation shifted from the apolitical discussion of how BU cooks its rice to something a lot more important: abortion rights. I am from Chile, and while I am pro-choice, my country is completely against abortion — inducing […]

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Let’s face it. We’ve all sorta-kinda hated someone or something at some point in our lives. Whether it be our high school frenemy or that one cousin we just can’t stand, I know there have been times when all I want to do is to show that one person just how much they bother me. […]

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Lily Purqurian, Staff Writer @lilypurq As anti-abortion activists marched through Washington, D.C. on Thursday for the annual March for Life, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure limiting federal funding for abortions. And this was the moderate alternative. Late Wednesday night, an anti-abortion bill — banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer Following the Supreme Court’s passing of Roe v. Wade in 1973, the subject of abortion among pro-life and pro-choice activists has been an ongoing battle on a political and social level. Within the past few years, however, the battle has taken a volatile turn. Fake abortion clinics concealing themselves under the […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Earlier in the week, Sara Ryan, a fellow Freep writer posted her opinion about Planned Parenthood and protesters. A few days later, the subject was brought to the media’s attention once again when people realized that the DC Abortion Fund was giving out necklaces. But these weren’t just any ordinary necklaces, […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision made in Roe v. Wade. What has changed? Has much changed in terms of opinion? Has the debate taken a new turn? The 1973 ruling deemed state laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, causing a wave of controversy that still persists. […]

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By Hilary Ribons, Staff Writer @hilaryalexisr It’s almost election time. And with a few televised political debates under our belts, it’s time to start considering who we are going to vote for. Though it’s truly entertaining to watch two politicians verbally duke it out, I was left at the end of the debates still seriously […]

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