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Planned Parenthood, Starbucks, & ‘No Apologies’

From the editors

The video below is gaining steam on YouTube. [Be aware: it includes some censored language.]




It’s footage from the “Walk for Choice,” held in Chicago on February 27th, 2011; and it offers some key insights on the meaning, extent, and ideals of the pro-choice movement in America today.

We want to hear what you think about this video. A couple of key points worth discussing:

  1. What’s the set of values endorsed by “Walk for Choice” participants (at least those interviewed in the video)?
  2. Is it natural that medical students would be eager to perform abortions?
  3. What do you make of the comparison between Planned Parenthood and Starbucks? Is it meaningful?
  4. Is abortion “healthcare”?

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