During the first year of my nursing practice Roe v. Wade was decided. In 1973 I was working for a city hospital in a busy labor/delivery unit (500 births per month). The unit was staffed with resident doctors, attending physicians and nurses. At the beginning of each shift, we received a report on all the… Continue reading The Year of the Supreme Court Decision
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Why is the Roe v. Wade Decision Still Raising Questions?
Roe v. Wade is once again being discussed. During the Senate confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett, Judge Barrett was asked many questions about the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide 47 years ago. Senator Klobuchar asked if the decision was a super precedent—a decision that should never be reviwed. I have thought about… Continue reading Why is the Roe v. Wade Decision Still Raising Questions?
The Lack of Respect for Women
Words. Ugly references to women. It is hard to listen to the political mud slinging. Trump’s words revealed on a recording were vulgar and cannot be condoned. These words have opened wounds that many women carry. Our culture is saturated in sex. I wonder if we are ready to assess the damage that has been… Continue reading The Lack of Respect for Women