“I Was SpeechlessDeep Down I Knew”: Couple Has 2 Newborn Babies 4 Months Apart in Miracle Adoption Story

ShareTweet When I was 6-weeks-old, I went to have an ultrasound for tummy issues and they noticed my ovaries were not hooked up right. The doctor at the time felt it would be best to remove them completely. When I was 13 years old, I found out I would never be able to have children. It was then that I started researching adoption. As I grew older my biggest fear was to have to someday tell a prospective spouse that I would never be able to birth our children. Then I met Jason. He was a single dad to [two] wonderful little boys and we fell head over heels. Become A Contributor Instagram/mariacamilaphoto Before we got engaged, I told him …

“I Was SpeechlessDeep Down I Knew”: Couple Has 2 Newborn Babies 4 Months Apart in Miracle Adoption Story

ShareTweet When I was 6-weeks-old, I went to have an ultrasound for tummy issues and they noticed my ovaries were not hooked up right. The doctor at the time felt it would be best to remove them completely. When I was 13 years old, I found out I would never be able to have children. It was then that I started researching adoption. As I grew older my biggest fear was to have to someday tell a prospective spouse that I would never be able to birth our children. Then I met Jason. He was a single dad to [two] wonderful little boys and we fell head over heels. Become A Contributor Instagram/mariacamilaphoto Before we got engaged, I told him …

Meghan Markle’s Powerful Speech About Feminism – WATCH!! – Perez Hilton

Meghan Markle was front and center at a New Zealand reception in honor of the country’s 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage. The pregnant Duchess of Sussex praised the country in her speech for being the first to give women the right to vote, and also spoke about feminism. “In looking forward to this very special occasion, I reflected the importance of this achievement, but also the larger impact of what this symbolizes…Because yes, women’s suffrage is about feminism, but feminism is about fairness.” She flawlessly delivered her speech (take notes, people) to the crowd on Sunday, her second time speaking about women’s rights during her royal tour with Prince Harry in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga: “Suffrage is not …

Alabama Just Voted To Effectively Ban Abortion In A Terrifying Move

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alabama Voted To Pass An Abortion Bill That Would Be The Most Restrictive In The Country By Chelsea Stewart 7 hours ago So, it happened. On May, 14, the Alabama state Senate voted to pass one of the strictest abortion laws in the United States, which means it’s headed to Republican Gov. Kay Ivey’s desk to be signed into law. Alabama’s new abortion law is a near-total ban on abortion and even makes performing the procedure punishable by decades in jail. The law, should it be signed by the governor, will be the most restrictive abortion regulation in the country, per CNN. The bill, known as the the Human Life Protection Act, passed in …

A Reminder That Its Perfectly Normal To Not Know Who You Are In Your 20s

Your Twenties A Reminder That It’s Perfectly Normal To Not Know Who You Are In Your 20s Angela Lim Updated November 6, 2018 0 Last night I was asking my boyfriend about certain types of girls and if he found them attractive. I asked if he wanted me to be cookie-cutter pretty if I should straighten my naturally curly hair, lose a few pounds, learn how to properly apply makeup. I was spiraling down a rabbit hole of insecurity and setting feminism back ten years, and he had to reassure me repeatedly, “I like you for who you are.” That’s when I really broke down. Because I don’t know who I am anymore. When you’re in your 20s, a lot changes. …

Arkansas bill pushes to ban abortion in Down syndrome cases

(CNN) A bill that would prohibit abortions after tests indicate that a fetus may have Down syndrome overwhelmingly cleared the Arkansas state Senate and is now under consideration in the state House. Under the proposed law, a physician would have to inform patients of the law, ask a pregnant woman if she is aware of test results, and request medical records. He or she is prohibited from performing the abortion for at least two weeks to obtain the records. There are caveats: a physician may go through with the procedure if the pregnancy puts the life of the mother or unborn child at harm, or if it is a result of rape or incest. If the measure becomes law, physicians …

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Image: netflix Black Mirror‘s fifth season is closer than we’re ready for, and three new trailers for each episode only confirm it.  As expected, we get curious new technology (including a robot modeled after Miley Cyrus) and witness its influence on human behavior, whether it’s a couple trying to get pregnant or a driver determined to fix society. For the episode teasers and Netflix’s one-line descriptions, read on. “Smithereens” A cab driver with an agenda becomes the centre of attention on a day that rapidly spirals out of control. Cast: Andrew Scott, Damson Idris, Topher Grace “Rachel, Jack and Ashley, too” A lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favorite pop star – whose charmed existence isn’t quite as rosy …

AOC Weighed In On Birth Control Access In A Bold Way

Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Comments On Birth Control Include An Interesting Proposal By Chelsea Stewart 3 hours ago There are understandably a lot of takes on birth control. While some people are totally down with contraceptives, others have nearly waged war on them. For her part, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is among the former — and now she’s speaking out on open access to birth control. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comments on birth control access say that it should be easier for people to get the contraceptives they need . Excuse me while I start the slow clap. The New York representative opened up about the matter in a tweet shared on Friday, June 7. She wrote, “Psst! …

AOC Weighed In On Birth Control Access In A Bold Way

Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Comments On Birth Control Include An Interesting Proposal By Chelsea Stewart 3 hours ago There are understandably a lot of takes on birth control. While some people are totally down with contraceptives, others have nearly waged war on them. For her part, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is among the former — and now she’s speaking out on open access to birth control. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comments on birth control access say that it should be easier for people to get the contraceptives they need . Excuse me while I start the slow clap. The New York representative opened up about the matter in a tweet shared on Friday, June 7. She wrote, “Psst! …

AOC Weighed In On Birth Control Access In A Bold Way

Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Comments On Birth Control Include An Interesting Proposal By Chelsea Stewart 3 hours ago There are understandably a lot of takes on birth control. While some people are totally down with contraceptives, others have nearly waged war on them. For her part, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is among the former — and now she’s speaking out on open access to birth control. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comments on birth control access say that it should be easier for people to get the contraceptives they need . Excuse me while I start the slow clap. The New York representative opened up about the matter in a tweet shared on Friday, June 7. She wrote, “Psst! …

AOC Weighed In On Birth Control Access In A Bold Way

Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Comments On Birth Control Include An Interesting Proposal By Chelsea Stewart 3 hours ago There are understandably a lot of takes on birth control. While some people are totally down with contraceptives, others have nearly waged war on them. For her part, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is among the former — and now she’s speaking out on open access to birth control. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s comments on birth control access say that it should be easier for people to get the contraceptives they need . Excuse me while I start the slow clap. The New York representative opened up about the matter in a tweet shared on Friday, June 7. She wrote, “Psst! …

This Texas Abortion Bill Could Sentence Women To Death For Having An Abortion

Jana Birchum/Getty Images News/Getty Images What’s In Texas’ New Abortion Bill? It’s Controversial For A Good Reason By Shelby Black an hour ago In recent weeks, new abortion restriction bills seem to be popping up everyday across the country. However, there’s one in particular that’s being reintroduced, and it’s the most severe yet. What’s in Texas’ new abortion bill you may ask? Here’s a rundown, and it’s pretty unbelievable. On Wednesday, April 10, The Hill reported that a bill has been reintroduced by Republican Texas Rep. Tony Tinderholt which would criminalize abortion entirely, even in cases of rape and incest, but that’s not all. House Bill 896, called the Abolition of Abortion in Texas Act, would not only outlaw abortion, …

The Latest: Truck driver in fatal crash had several tickets

The truck driver at the center of a fiery Florida crash that killed him, another trucker and five children received several traffic tickets over the years. Court records show 59-year-old Steve Holland of West Palm Beach was ticketed between 2000 and 2014 in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Virginia for violations including speeding, driving an unsafe vehicle, driving an overloaded vehicle and not carrying proof of insurance. The highway patrol said Friday that Holland was traveling north on Interstate 75 near Gainesville on Thursday when he veered into another car, lost control and went through the center divider, striking a southbound church van from Louisiana and another truck. Five children from ages 9 to 14 in the van died. ___ …

Florida caregiver arrested for impregnating woman with disabilities, police say

Shorter was working in a group home run by the Bridges foundation when he allegedly impregnated a woman who has “the mental capacity of a small child” and is unable to give consent, Florida Today reported. The staff discovered the woman, who was not identified, was pregnant in January 2015 and contacted police. The woman initially named three men who were potentially the father of her child, FOX35 reported. Shorter’s name came up, but he denied the allegations and there was not enough evidence for authorities to obtain a DNA sample. ARIZONA NURSE CHARGED WITH RAPING INCAPACITATED WOMAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY The woman gave birth in May 2015 and her family adopted the baby, but the investigation stalled until last …

This Could Be The First State Without A Single Abortion Clinic

Julie Bennett/Getty Images News/Getty Images Missouri’s Abortion Clinic Closure Could Make It The First State Without A Single Clinic By Mehak Anwar a day ago When it comes to reproductive justice and abortion access, the news isn’t looking hopeful in Missouri. The state, which passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country just two weeks ago, may be shutting down its last clinic that performs abortions. Missouri’s abortion clinic closure could make it the first state without a single abortion clinic, leaving over one million people without access to the procedure. In a statement on Tuesday, May 28, Planned Parenthood said that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) had refused to renew Planned Parenthood’s …

50 True Stories Of People Who Escaped A Murderer By Dumb Luck

Thought Catalog Updated May 21, 2019 By Ian Valerio *** My husband and I live above our place of business. Out alarm company called us at 3AM to say there was a motion detect alert, just one, in a weird place. We assumed it was a mouse but went to reset/check it out. Husband ended up face to face with a burglar who was on his way out the window he had broken. He ran back inside, I called 911 and we heard mad chaos going on in the depths of the building. So much crashing and smashing. Burglar monkey climbed a 10′ iron gate, bodily smashed through two sets of commercial grade glass doors and was outside again. My …