Gerri Santoro and the laws of men. (graphic photo)


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trust the woman

thanks for posting this marisa, i can only imagine how hard it was for you to compose.

i witness the price american women will pay, once again.

the men who control the law of this totalitarian country rush to trust laws more than they trust women to choose when to be mothers. there will be a price to pay in lives.

women choose to abort for the best of reasons. yet the men of this country in their controlling madness, not trusting their wives, daughters and sisters, empower the government to control women's bodies...

death and suffering will increase. abusive laws will never end abortion.

american women should have the right to abort safely. this is why roe. vs wade came about. remove that? the abortions will simply be unsafe.

abortion cannot be stopped. abortion is, and has been, and will be.

look at brazil, america. higher rates even with criminalization.


bayprairie's picture
Posted by bayprairie on 3 February 2006 - 9:04pm
Thanks for the comment...;)

...very sad story.

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Posted by Marisacat on 4 February 2006 - 7:44am
Gerri Santoro and the laws of men

I would like to obtain a copy of and permission to use Joyce Arthur's letter written in answer to William Saletan's editorial on abortion. I would greatly appreciate any help you might offer to help facilitate my request. My intentions are to include her letter in a Web Site I am developing for Gerri Santoro. Thank you for your compassion and your kindness. Joannie

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Posted by Joannie Santoro (not verified) on 13 February 2006 - 5:49am
To Joannie Santoro

Thank you for posting a comment. I very much wanted the post to honor Gerri Santoro and her family.

moiv, who posts on abortion issues and is a friend of Joyce Arthur's arranged for us to use extracts and eventually to publish her response to Saletan in full. I am sure moiv will be happy to contact JA wrt to use of the letter. If you do not wish to leave an email here, then please contact moiv at moiv.tx AT gmail DOT com

Here is a link to Arthur's letter, full text:

Thank you for stopping by, if I had known of a way to contact Gerri's sister or daughters prior to posting this, I would have. Thanks for the kind words.


Marisacat's picture
Posted by Marisacat on 13 February 2006 - 12:43pm
TO: Joannie Santoro (2)

moiv has gotten in touch with Joyce Arthur w/r/t your use of the letter.

JA agrees to the use of her letter and indicates that this link provides a version of the letter for all subsequent publication use. It is now on the letter head of a separate organisation (Pro Choice Action Network, PRO-CAN) and appears with a change to the first graf and the closing salutation.

Last, Joannie, please stop back if there are questions or there is moiv's email address in my first reply to you.

Thank you.


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Posted by Marisacat on 13 February 2006 - 5:49pm