Bridgette Dunlap

Bridgette Dunlap is a Human Rights Fellow at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham University. Follow her on twitter: @bridgettedunlap

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Friday, May 10, 2013
Defending the Right to Bodily Integrity: The Reproductive Justice Movement and Force-Feeding at Guantanamo
When a woman is denied a legal abortion, her body is conscripted into the service of the government for the benefit of an embryo or fetus. Law is a use of force. Abortion bans use the coercive power of the state to make a woman do something with her body against her will.
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Friday, October 19, 2012
A Question for Anti-Choicers: How, Exactly, Would Your Rape Exception Work?
There is much discussion these days of banning abortion with exceptions for rape, incest, and life of the mother. Setting aside the issue of whether this can possibly be true given the right's support for “personhood” amendments, I want the right to explain what the process would be to seek an exception from a ban on abortion.
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