21 May '12, 4am

The Anti-Abortion Push To Criminalize Pregnancy | Care2 Causes

The Anti-Abortion Push To Criminalize Pregnancy | Care2 Causes

On Friday an Indiana state court granted Bei Bei Shuai’s bond request , just a week after the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review an earlier ruling holding that the state’s feticide laws may be used against pregnant women who harm themselves. Shuai’s case has mobilized women’s rights advocates nationwide, and with good reason. Shuai’s has been in jail since March 2011 when she was arrested for the murder of her 3-day old daughter Angel. The girl was delivered by Cesarean section just after Shuai’s unsuccessful suicide attempt in December 2010. At the time Shuai was 33 weeks pregnant and was devastated when her boyfriend abandoned her. She left a suicide note saying she intended to take her own life ad her baby’s life rather than leave them abandoned. She then ate rate poison. Friends found Shuai and took her to the hospital where her Shuai consented to every test and ...

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Dispatches From The War On Women: Turning Pregnant Women Into Criminals | Care2 Causes

Dispatches From The War On Women: Turning Pregn...

care2.com 21 May '12, 9am

Welcome to Dispatches , your round-up of the latest news from the frontlines of the War on Women. Have a story from your s...

The Miraculous Escape of Baby Buff | Care2 Causes

The Miraculous Escape of Baby Buff | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 May '12, 6am

Half an hour later I got back, just in time to see the most amazing thing. Baby Buff had stopped eating grass and was walk...

Politicians, advocates make an eleventh-hour push for a better farm bill, by @twyspy

Politicians, advocates make an eleventh-hour pu...

grist.org 21 May '12, 8pm

Senator Debbie Stabenow, head of the Senate Ag Committee, has pledged to get a farm bill passed by September. (Photo by La...

Food Is A Feminist Issue | Care2 Causes

Food Is A Feminist Issue | Care2 Causes

care2.com 21 May '12, 5am

Food is a feminist issue and access to healthy, local food can be an avenue for social justice and transformation. In many...

Nurses Push for "Robin Hood" Tax on Wall Street | Care2 Causes

Nurses Push for "Robin Hood" Tax on Wall Street...

care2.com 19 May '12, 3am

Nurses have long been seen as the overworked, exhausted workers of the healthcare industry. They often face exhausting hou...

FBI Investigating Abortion Clinic Violence In Atlanta As Domestic Terrorism | Care2 Causes

FBI Investigating Abortion Clinic Violence In A...

care2.com 25 May '12, 8pm

Within just a few months Georgia has had empty women’s health clinics that provide abortions burglarized and equipment sto...

Spanish Doctor Must Pay Child Support After Failed Abortion | Care2 Causes

Spanish Doctor Must Pay Child Support After Fai...

care2.com 27 May '12, 3am

A Spanish doctor has been ordered to pay for the upkeep of a child after a failed abortion operation meant the boy’s mothe...

Facebook Bans Mother Over Photos of Baby With Rare Birth Defect | Care2 Causes

Facebook Bans Mother Over Photos of Baby With R...

care2.com 20 May '12, 3pm

Facebook has done it again and I don’t mean buying up start-ups to enhance its profile of mobile offerings, facing lawsuit...

Dispatches From The War On Women: The Economics...

care2.com 23 May '12, 10am

I think the basic point is clear: The modern Republican party is so worked up about sex and so beholden to far right relig...

Dispatches From The War On Women: Why We Need W...

care2.com 25 May '12, 10am

I reached an age where I was aware of politics when Nixon was president. Everything I've seen from then until now leaves m...

Is It Time To Start Taxing Churches? | Care2 Causes

Is It Time To Start Taxing Churches? | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 26 May '12, 6am

As institutions of faith, churches are not forced to pay taxes like the citizens and (usually) corporations in the rest of...