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President of NARAL Pro-Choice America visits Georgetown

Last Wednesday, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America Ilyse Hogue began an eloquent recount of the political state of abortion rights within 30 seconds of walking into White Gravenor. Her seamless transition into speech for the event, which was… Read More

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H*yas for Choice hosts Choice Week for the seventh consecutive year

It seems that every group on the Hilltop wants your attention this month. Hot on the heels of Georgetown Water Week and the Center of Social Justice’s Education Week, H*yas for Choice is hosting its seventh annual Choice… Read More

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Nation’s largest student-run anti-abortion conference held at Georgetown

The Fifthteenth Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the nation’s largest student-run anti-abortion conference, began Monday at 8:00 a.m. in Healy Hall and concluded with the Mass for Life in Dahlgren Chapel later in the afternoon. This conference… Read More

Congress attempts to ban tax money for District abortions

Remember when Congress shutdown the government and screwed over D.C.? Well, it looks like Congress is already back to  screwing with the District. Trent Franks, a Republican from Arizona, held a hearing Jan. 9 focused on a bill to… Read More

District Digest: D.C. budgets and bully pulpits

D.C. Voucher program gets another year. The House Appropriations Committee voted this Wednesday to reauthorize the use of federal funds for a controversial D.C. school vouchers program. The President initially opposed continuing federal funding for the program, but… Read More

Conservative Catholic groups rebuke Georgetown for tapping Sebelius as graduation speaker

As the University recently announced, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be speaking at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute Tropaia awards ceremony next Friday. Although the awards event is not technically a “commencement” ceremony (since degrees… Read More

Pro-lifers angry over Georgetown Law students’ pro-choice internships

Your basic equation for a Georgetown controversy Jill Stanek, a prominent pro-life activist and blogger, recently learned about Georgetown’s Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program, and she’s not pleased.  The program’s summer newsletter highlighted the internship experiences… Read More

Pro-life activists to protest “Treacherous,” Obama-hosting Georgetown

You’d think that with the split-second notification Georgetown gave about President Obama’s speech, we would’ve been able to escape the wrath that militantly pro-life Catholics have heaped on Notre Dame for inviting him to be their commencement speaker…. Read More