Monthly Archives: August 2013

Women Deserve Better

The behaviour of AWARE in recent years has caused me rethink my position on feminism. When I was younger, I naïvely thought all feminist groups were filled with courageous women (and men!) who were willing to stand up for the rights … Continue reading

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Two Victims in Every Abortion

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Value-Based Sex Education

The article “Young minds and bodies: Is ignorance bliss?” (13 August 2013) by Tan Jian Xiang and Catherine Smith suggests that sex education in Singapore schools should move from being values-based to facts-based in order to reduce the escalating rates … Continue reading

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What an irony

What an irony that a society confronted with plastic bags filled with the remains of aborted babies should be more concerned about the problem of recycling the plastic. – Winifred Egan

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Abortion Statistics in Singapore

These numbers speak for themselves: Total number of abortions performed in Singapore from 1970 to 2012: 610685 Since then, abortions have increased by up to 5.4 times. Year with lowest number of abortions: 1970 Year with highest number of abortions: 1985 … Continue reading

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A Tiny Heart

Any woman who has felt a baby stir inside her [and] any man who has seen the tiny heart pulsing on an ultrasound screen, knows that abortion is about ending a life. (Karen Kissane)

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Greatest Destroyer of Peace

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Of Consent and Choice

The article “Don’t Force Parenthood by Denying Abortion” by Ranjana Raghunathan, Jolene Tan and Vivienne Wee, containing their opinions on the never-ending abortion debate, was highly disturbing. The writers are mistaken on two main fronts: (1) They believe that there will be … Continue reading

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Insidious Motives

Avowed racist, eugenicist, religious bigot.

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Alveda King on Abortion

American pro-life activist, author and minister, niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Happy Birthday Singapore!

Happy 48th Birthday Singapore! You have truly come so far: From a sleepy fishing village in the backwaters of Southeast Asia to a major Straits Settlement colony, you survived the discrimination of the British and the horrors of the Japanese Occupation … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004)

40th President of the United States

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180 Degrees: A Changed Woman

“The holocaust against the unborn is the greatest sin they could ever do or even ever participate in.” Called the accidental activist, Norma McCorvey’s journey to becoming pro-life was quite unconventional. She was none other than the ‘Jane Roe’ in … Continue reading

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The Family Pledge

“We, the people of Singapore, pledge to build strong and happy Families. We affirm the commitment of marriage between husband and wife. And take responsibility to nurture our children, and respect our elders. We celebrate and honour the roles of … Continue reading

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180 Degrees: A Changed Man

“We fed the public a line of deceit, dishonesty, a fabrication of statistics and figures. We succeeded because the time was right and the news media cooperated. We sensationalized the effects of illegal abortions, and fabricated polls which indicated that 85 … Continue reading

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Honour Thy (Feminist) Mother

The Sunday Times featured an article by Rachel Chang entitled “Feminism means making your own choices” (14 July 2013). The author laments how women of this generation are failing to cast off the shackles of yesterday and march shoulder-to-shoulder with older … Continue reading

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We Stand With Lila Rose

American pro-life activist, founder of pro-life group Live Action

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Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997)

Founder of the Missionaries of Charity, winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize

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Feminism in Singapore Requires Radical Redirection

My friend and I had a discussion about the focus of modern day liberal feminism and we both agree that it has strayed too far from its original roots. Instead of promoting equal rights and opportunities for women, AWARE has … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 – 1902)

Prominent American writer, social activist, suffragist and abolitionist.

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