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Hibben: Overturning Roe v. Wade Threatens Our Democracy

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer May 8, 2022

  A leak from inside the U.S. Supreme Court told millions of women their right to privacy and reproductive health care will be eviscerated. The explicit draft majority opinion written by Justice...

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U Students on their Political Affiliation and Participation

By Chandler Joost, News Writer March 2, 2022

  Politics and political activism in the United States has always existed in many forms, whether local, state or national, with many involving themselves in the process. However, recently there...

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Alexander & Hibben: Texas’ Abortion Laws Are Horrific

By CJ Alexander and Aya Hibben September 14, 2021

  Texas legislators recently passed a horrific bill prohibiting abortions after six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant. With narrow exceptions for health complications,...

Woman holds up Anti-Vaccination sign in Downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday Aug. 22, 2021 (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alexander: Vaccines are the New Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer August 24, 2021

  The right to choose between receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or not reflects a larger issue in our nation regarding bodily autonomy. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen numerous expressions of...

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Soter: Evangelical Vaccine Hesitancy Must End

By Theadora Soter, Multimedia Managing Editor April 28, 2021

  Last summer, I wrote a piece about the ironic correlation between the pro-life and anti-mask movements. It was a poignant oxymoron. Here was a right-leaning (therefore inherently Christian) group...

A woman holds a Womens Rights are Human Rights sign during Womens March on the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday Jan. 23, 2017. (Photo by Rishi Deka | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Hibben: Utah is Doing All the Wrong Things for Women

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer April 25, 2021

  A new law passed in Utah requires fathers to pay for half of pregnancy expenses, placing greater financial responsibility on men. The bill, H.B. 113, was introduced as a “pro-life” measure...

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Emery: Cruel Abortion Bans Have Nothing To Do With “Family Values”

By Nate Emery March 11, 2020

  On March 2, the Utah State Senate voted to pass an extreme ban on abortions. This bill, run by Republican Sen. Dan McCay, would ban all abortions except those performed to save the life of the...

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

Sonnenberg: White Religious Conservatives and the Utah Pro-Life Movement

By Kristiane Sonnenberg April 10, 2019

  The Utah March for Life was smaller than you’d expect. Utah has a reputation for its social conservatism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stances on controversial topics...

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Sonnenberg: Pro-Life and Pro-Women

By Kristiane Sonnenberg February 15, 2019

  The Women’s March on Washington considers pro-life feminism to be a dangerous oxymoron. A pro-life group called the New Wave Feminists was briefly listed as a co-sponsor of the first Women’s...

Protestors gather on the steps of the Capitol for the March for Life 2019. (Photo by Tom Denton | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

March for Life Utah Draws Hundreds of Utahns

By Connor Applegate January 28, 2019

  The State Capitol Building was filled with hundreds of pro-life marchers for the fourth annual March for Life Utah on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 26. The event, organized by Pro-Life Utah,...