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The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

Christian Solis

October 31, 2019

https://youtu.be/bSI_Xe86QcI This week on The Orion Newscast, we cover protests over police brutality and women's reproductive rights.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Pro-life, pro-choice opinions clash on campus

Kimberly Morales

October 27, 2019

The debate on abortion hit closer to home for Chico State on Friday when the Women’s Resource Clinic held their nearly sold-out annual benefit banquet fundraiser at the BMU.The Women’s Resource Clinic, a medically-licensed Christian ministry and non-profit, supports women who have experi...

California is the first state to require access to abortion medication at public universities

California is the first state to require access to abortion medication at public universities

Carolyn Allen

October 15, 2019

While several states have been attempting to make abortion laws more strict; California has taken a different route and has become the first state to require public universities to provide access to the abortion pill. Chico State would also begin carrying the pill at the Student Health Center, accordi...

Religion must not overrule constitutional rights

Religion must not overrule constitutional rights

Rachael Bayuk

October 9, 2018

Whatever your opinion is about abortion, I can't change it and I won't try to change it. But, I will discuss with you how important it is for someone to be able to make the decision for themselves. And not be shamed for making a decision that, undoubtedly, was a hard one.Abortions have been taking p...

Protesters clash on campus

Protesters clash on campus

Jacqueline Morales

April 10, 2017

Gender Sexuality Equity Center students stood in opposition to views on abortion with the off-campus organization Project Truth April 10. In an attempt to inform students, Project Truth tabled on campus handing out magazines with images showing baby fetus' after abortion. GSEC students claimed the ima...

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Presidential election vital to women’s rights

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

April 4, 2016

With all the news surrounding this year’s election, it seems as if everyone is honed in on the candidates' stances on our nation’s most controversial issues. One of the most talked and argued about topics throughout this campaign has been that of abortion rights - a topic I find to be ex...

The truth about Planned Parenthood

Sarah Strausser

September 20, 2015

Planned Parenthood has been in the hot seat recently as an audit was called to try to stop state funding for the corporation following accusations of staff illegally selling fetuses without the consent of patients. In light of these allegations, Planned Parenthood claims to offer patients the opportunity to donate aborted fetuses to medical research, according to Beth H. Parker, chief legal council of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California. Aborted fetuses have been used since the 1930s for research of vaccines and stem cells, which can lead...

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Pamphlet protesters pushy, don’t persuade

Alyssa Dunning

November 3, 2014

It's the age old story: girl meets boy, boy hands girl pamphlet, girl changes entire belief because of it. This must be how religious groups, companies and causes view their literature. Why else would they spend so much time and money harassing our student body on a daily basis? Petitioners plagu...

Abortion attitudes need adjusting

Julianna Eveland

May 9, 2014

Unplanned pregnancy can become a haunting reality for anyone that is sexually active. With abortion, women can avert the crisis of having to raise a child in unpredictable and unstable circumstances. But does having the option to abort a child give women a false sense of security? I've enco...

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