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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2018

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Gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello visits campus during tour to talk about student affairs

April 27, 2017 |


Virginia gubernatorial candidate, Tom Perriello, visited the University of Mary Washington last Wednesday while on his college campus tour. He talked to students and faculty members in the Hurley Convergence Center about his policies on mental health issues, his proposal for free education at two-year community colleges, promoting an environmentally friendly Virginia and combatting sexual assault. Read More

Keep your Planned Parenthood out of my Girl Scout Cookies

January 21, 2016 |

By Hannah Parker

Everyone knows that Girl Scout cookie season is the most anticipated season of the year, even beating out good ol’ Saint Nick, but are these mouth-watering cookies worth the Girl Scouts organization’s support for Planned Parenthood?Read More

Defunding of Planned Parenthood caused by misinformed Americans

September 24, 2015 |


The Facebook page “Defund Planned Parenthood” has 92,585 likes, a number that continues to grow each day. In my opinion, this is a disparaging fact and I hope that this number will significantly decrease. While taking a look at the “Defund Planned Parenthood” Facebook page, I do not see facts, but merely propaganda to persuade people to join this unnecessary and damaging cause.Read More

Abortion services cause defunding of Planned Parenthood

September 24, 2015 |


Since the early 1900s, Planned Parenthood set out to provide affordable health care to women, offering services such as cancer screenings and STI testing, as well as contraception.Read More

Opposing Viewpoints: Taxpayer Money Should Not Fund Planned Parenthood

April 13, 2011 |


Once again, Congress has established an impending deadline to sort out differences of opinion on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Conservatives fight to reduce federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood could certainly … Read More

Pregnancy Center Flyers Cause Controversy

March 31, 2010 |


The Mary Washington chapter of VOX, Voices for Planned Parenthood, is initiating a controversial abortion rights campaign on campus that questions the credibility of crisis pregnancy centers in the area.

Anna Halbrooks-Fulks, founder and assistant president of … Read More

Protest Keeps the Peace

March 27, 2008 |


A group of protesters from the American Life League convened outside of George Washington Hall March 21 in response to the scheduled Great Lives lecture on the life of Margaret Sanger, an early birth control advocate.

In … Read More