APA Stand Against Lethal Injection Drugs is Laudable
April 11, 2015 | Democrat & Chronicle
Three cheers for the American Pharmaceutical Association for taking a stand against the death penalty by discouraging its members to prescribe drugs for lethal injections... Non-violence isn't just saying no to killing someone. It's stating an active yes to supporting the alternative.
Abortion is a Tool to Further Exploit Victims of Trafficking
March 24, 2015 | Syracuse Post Standard
Abortion is not a tool for liberation; it is a tool of exploitation... Stop holding support for victims hostage to a powerful lobby with abortion tunnel vision and start creating real, nonviolent solutions to real, violent problems.
Metro Justice sent a letter uninviting Feminists for Nonviolent Choices Why? Because FFNVC... is one of 200 organizations nationally that oppose all killing: abortion, war, capital punishment and economic injustice.
Some feminist values have abandoned the rights of the human community to live and instead embrace the rights of the individual to kill. Fighting for rights like abortion and women combatants in war distorts the core of nonviolence and what the encampment stood for.
Our culture creates a pervasive attitude which reinforces that women are sexual objects and that our worth is tied up in our ability to be an attractive sex partner first and foremost. It is no surprise that young women have bought into this notion, given how inescapable the messages are.
To build a culture focused around the value and dignity every person holds, we need to stop reinforcing the idea to our youngest that our value lies within our ability to attract others sexually. Our value lies in our kindness, capacity to love, our respect for others and our shared humanity.
Kennedy's Pro-Choice Stance Could Earn Campaign Contributions
February 19, 2014 | Buffalo News
State Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy’s recent transition to a pro-abortion rights stance will undoubtedly earn him more than just praise and criticism; he’s likely to make substantial financial gains from this move.