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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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Pro Life

Students attend 45th March for Life in Washington D.C.

February 1, 2018 |

By HANNAH ROTHWELL

Staff Writer

It was a warm and sunny day in the middle of January. The weather felt out of place, but was welcomed. People from all walks of life traveled far and wide to gather in downtown D.C. As soon as they stepped out of the Smithsonian Metro Station, they were greeted by smiling faces handing out bright green signs saying “Choose love. Choose life” and inviting them to join the crowd that was rapidly amassing.Read More

Women should have the right to choose

March 2, 2017 |

By JOHN MARTIN

When it comes to abortion, women should have the right to choose whether or not they want the procedure. I believe it is a human right for any person, male or female, to be able to make decisions regarding their body because it is theirs. I see an abortion to be like any other medical treatment in the world. If a patient wants to undergo the procedure, then they have the right to.

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Pro-life stance gains following among millennials

February 23, 2017 |

By SUSANNAH TOMBES

It has been said that the only people who are pro-life are old, white men. This is simply just not the case. While it is true that there are many older men in Congress who say that they are pro-life, I have seen an increase in millennials switching their views on abortion and embracing the pro-life stance.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

Abortion services cause defunding of Planned Parenthood

September 24, 2015 |

By ALEX SPENCE

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

Anti-abortion panel sparks debate on abortion rights

April 9, 2014 |

The Students for Life Club hosted their third annual “Pro-Woman, Pro-Life” panel on Wednesday, April 2. The panel consisted of four speakers. Each of the speakers gave a brief speech, and during the speeches the audience was able to text in questions that were later addressed in the question and answer session.Read More

Panel broaches tough review of abortion

February 13, 2013 |

By MAGGIE KARRS
The Students for Life association presented a panel on campus called “Pro-Woman Pro-Life” which offered University of Mary Washington students new thoughts on an old issue. Held Feb. 12 in the Great Hall, the panel was comprised of six speakers who spoke about traditional and non-traditional anti-abortion viewpoints.Read More

Letter to the Editor: A Response to Abortion Argument

February 22, 2012 |

Three weeks ago, I, along with other students from the University of Mary Washington’s Students for Life chalked the campus. Everyone used nine designated slogans from which we were not to deviate.

We chalked to raise awareness. We chalked to … Read More

LETTER: Sidewalk chalk abortion debate counters claims that students have open minds

February 9, 2011 |

Dear Editor,

Last week members of Students for Life spent time writing pro-life messages in chalk around campus. The next day many of them had been written over or erased.

For a community that claims to be as open-minded as … Read More