Over at Feministe, Jill provides excellent musings on the consequences of giving fetuses full personhood and defining life as beginning at fertilization. On a day of (U.S.) political circus, her thoughtful post was a nice change in pace from the media antics currently featured...on just about every major news venue in the U.S. of A.&*
*Which is not to say that I am not a fan of democracy. Indeed, I am. I am just not a fan of major news conglomerates.**
**As a feminist, I felt the need to clarify that point. Just in case...
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