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No Abortion in Texas

So, it looks like I need to get out of my comfort zone. I usually pull something together once a month on this blog. I have been writing this blog for close to 15 years. I have gotten into a comfortable routine where I write kind of a summary of the month’s activities in one relatively long blog post. Events have caused me to change my routine. A woman from Texas is pregnant. This in of itself is not news. She has been told by her doctors that her fetus has some sort of defect (trisomy 18) and will not live.

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Life is Precious

Although I wrote this a couple of months ago, it really is still very relevant. There is a guy on the loose in Maine who killed 17 and wounded dozens. OceanGateOceanGate is a company that took paying tourists to see the wreckage of the Titanic. Yes, tourists would pay $250,000 for the privilege of seeing, up close, a ship that sank over 100 years ago. By now, everyone knows that the submersible Titan imploded, and all five passengers died. Life is precious. These five souls understood the risks and decided that the risks were worth taking. Okay. I have to respect

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American Woman

In 1776, there was no illusion that American independence was about anything other than White men. It was about White men arguing with other White men about freedom. The American Revolution really did nothing to address grievances of the poor, people of color, or women—White or Black. When you think about the history that we studied, it was about Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams. Rarely did we ever talk about a female. Women were just never mentioned. Every now and then, when you really dove into the details you could read about Abigail Adams. She was a

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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