Post Tagged with: "abortion"

DILLON: Accept Ambiguity

The year I was an undergraduate at Georgetown University, the Supreme Court rendered its decision on Roe v. Wade. Decades later, the basic questions remain of how religion and religious freedom play out in an increasingly diverse society. How do those of us who try to practice the principles of[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU Medical Students Fundraise for Abortion Training

Student petitioners with the unrecognized group Medical Students for Choice have started a fundraiser to raise money for an off-campus medical workshop after meeting with Georgetown University School of Medicine administrators about an April 26 petition. MSC, a group made up of GUSOM students, created a petition after GUSOM administrators[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News
CHAD GRIFFITH | Christian OB-GYN and reproductive rights advocate Dr. Willie Parker reconciled Christianity and abortion at an event in the Healey Family Student Center.

Doctor Argues Christian Values and Feminism Permit Abortion

Abortion falls within the values of Christianity and women’s right to abortion should be protected, Christian OB-GYN and reproductive rights advocate Dr. Willie Parker said at a Lecture Fund event Wednesday. Condemning reproductive choices like abortion is not intrinsic to mainstream religions, and the perception of abortion as an immoral[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: For Georgetown, Protest O’Connor Conference

On Jan. 19, Georgetown will host the 20th Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. Student awareness of the event remains surprisingly low despite its self-proclaimed status as the “largest collegiate pro-life conference in the nation,” the controversial speakers it invites and the alarmingly consistent presence of high-profile Georgetown administrators at the[Read More…]

by January 16, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
National anti-abortion rights group Tradition Family Property Student Action is circulating a petition to ban H*yas For Choice from Georgetown University.

National Anti-Abortion Organization Protests H*yas for Choice

A petition to ban the pro-abortion rights student group H*yas for Choice and all of its activities from Georgetown’s campus, introduced by Tradition Family Property Student Action, a national anti-abortion rights organization, launched on Nov. 8. The petition has received over 16,000 signatures as of Nov. 27. The organization is[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News
NATALIE ISÉ FOR THE HOYA March for Life President Jeanne Mancini (left) and Rev. Msgr. John Enzler of Catholic Charities   (right) critiqued the rhetoric of the modern pro-life movement at an event Tuesday.

March for Life President Promotes Use of Secular Language in Pro-Life Movement

Religious anti-abortion language damages the pro-life movement, March for Life President Jeanne Mancini said at a panel Tuesday focusing on the intersection of politics, religion and the pro-abortion rights movement. The event was hosted by the Georgetown University Knights of Columbus, Georgetown University College Republicans, the Francis Project, Catholic Women[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Kristen Day, director of Democrats for Life of America, argued the Democratic Party should be the "pro-life" party.

Democratic Party Should Welcome Anti-Abortion Dialogue, Advocate Argues

The Democratic Party’s national political agenda should not exclude anti-abortion dialogue, argued the executive director of Democrats for Life of America, an anti-abortion advocacy group, during a Georgetown University Right to Life discussion Nov. 9. The event, titled “Pro-life Across the Aisle,” featured Kristen Day, DFLA’s executive director, speaking with[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Fossil Free, pictured here at a protest on January 16, circulated a letter written by an alumnus calling for the university to divest.

University To Seek Divestment From Abortion Providers, Environmental Polluters

Georgetown will make efforts to avoid investments in companies involved in providing abortion services, as well as companies deemed to violate “human dignity,” after the university’s board of directors approved a new Socially Responsible Investing Policy on Thursday. The policy is a general framework for the university’s investment strategy, laying[Read More…]

by June 9, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

HOWELL: Why We March

Today, the 44th annual March for Life winds its way through Washington, D.C., starting at the Washington Monument and heading toward the steps of the Supreme Court. We, the Georgetown University Knights of Columbus, attend the March every year in accordance with our desire to promote a culture of life[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 6 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Choices We Carry

The Choices We Carry

It has been eight months and 15 days since it happened and I still cannot say the word out loud. Even typing it out feels strange. Not because it is painful or difficult, but because I do not identify with it. To say “I had an abortion” would feel inaccurate[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 25 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top