Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Debunking the Myth That Latinos Are Anti-Choice

*Something new to talk about, post-election. As non-Latino politicos strain to understand Latino culture and politics, they’d do well to know that with Latinos aren’t what they appear to be. Where do Latinos fall on the pro life/choice axis? Is it that clear cut? Does it follow a religious/moral expectation? … so many questions. VL

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Roe v. Wade 40 Years Later: Latinas Weigh in on Abortion

By Erika L. Sánchez, NBC Latino Click on story to read story. read more related stories here: Roe v. Wade: Latinos Debate Abortion 40 Years Later, Fox News Latino

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Abortion & Same-sex Marriage: Latinos as Split as the Rest

By Juhem Navarro-Rivera, Public Religion Research Institute Since the 1980s, conventional wisdom about Hispanic Americans suggests that although they tend to vote primarily for Democrats, they do so primarily for economic reasons because the Democratic Party is out...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Texas ‘Border’ Checkpoints Deter Noncitizens Seeking Second Trimester Abortions

By Thanh Tan, New American Media/The Texas Tribune McALLEN — Undocumented immigrants who live in the Rio Grande Valley and are seeking an abortion after 16 weeks face a hurdle beyond Texas’ strict laws. They must make a...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Can The Republicans Connect With Latinos On Abortion?

By Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Latino Decisions Abortion is back in the political spotlight.  Senate candidate Todd Akin made sure of that in his remarks regarding abortion, rape, and his beliefs on the science of procreation.  His comments...

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Poll: Latino/as Hold Compassionate Views On Abortion

PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK — Poll results released today about Latino/a and African-American attitudes on abortion and reproductive health echo similar results of a joint poll by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and the Reproductive Health Technologies...

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Friday July 27, 2012 Survey: Among black, Hispanic Americans, complexity reigns on abortion issue (CNN):  A large majority of black and Hispanic Americans identify as both “pro-life” and “pro-choice” when it comes to abortion, according to a survey...

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Latino Abortion Stereotype Shattered

This puts a twist in the Republican belief that Latinos are conservatives at heart, but vote liberal because of tradition. The anti-abortion, or right to life, stance is a major pillar of the conservative ideological edifice. They...

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Two Texas Representatives Talk Budget, Census & Latinos

By  Marc Rodriguez Depending on whom you ask, you’re very likely to hear several different appraisals regarding the overall condition of the state of Texas. “Economically, we’re outperforming the rest of the country” is something you’d probably hear....

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

A Latina Catholic On Texas’ Overturned Abortion Law

By Christina Rodriguez As a Latina who was born and raised a practicing Catholic, I consider abortion to be a pretty terrible idea, but I understand extreme situations. A diabetic cousin of mine had an abortion because...

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

These Are A Few Of Michele Bachmann’s Least Favorite Things

Michele Bachmann’s head literally explodes when asked about undocumented gay fetuses’ right to carry concealed weapons. She hates: Gays. (She hates them so much that she married one just to keep a closer eye on their sinister ways...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Mexican Born Pastor Forms “Hispanic Tea Party”

Mexican-born Texas pastor Armando Vera formed what he calls the Hispanic Tea Party back in June because he says the conservative movement focuses too much on politics and not enough on what he feels are more important...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

News Taco To Go: The Border, Abortion, Doctors & Bootstraps

The Border As An Economic Engine For The U.S. How Do I Decide Whether Or Not To Get An Abortion? Lack Of Minority Med Students Will Hurt Underserved Groups Invisible Latinos: Bootstraps And What They Hide

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

How Do I Decide Whether Or Not To Get An Abortion?

Dear Martha, I find myself in a difficult situation because I have little time to make the decision whether or not to abort my pregnancy. I’m 18 years old and am about to start my career. My...

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