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Women should have the right to chose what to do with their body

Women should have the right to chose what to do with their body

By Sapna David, Features Editor

June 5, 2019


Filed under National, Observer Opinion, Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

Many WCHS students have heard about the new Alabama anti-abortion law that was signed this Wednesday, May 15th, by Governor Kay Ivey. It has sparked a worldwide conversation, causing many to speak up on social media about their opinions as well as starting conversations between friends, families, and ...

Social media becomes a battleground for political views

Social media becomes a battleground for political views

By Anna Kronthal, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2019


Filed under CHS Community, Features

WCHS students have the privilege of being close to Washington D.C., allowing them to attend many political marches. These marches can make for some pretty cool Instagram photo-ops with posters in hand. But this Montgomery County student’s recent post at a local pro-life march just went viral. Holy...

Abortion Education Should be Integrated Into MCPS Health Curriculums

Abortion Education Should be Integrated Into MCPS Health Curriculums

By Sofia Williamson, Opinions Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinions, Top Stories

In world history classes, students are taught a wide span of religion views without bias. For instance, In 1962,  the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer and encourage its recitation in public schools. This case, among others,...

Virginia should let women control their own bodies

Virginia should let women control their own bodies

By Ben Schick, Staff Writer

March 27, 2012


Filed under Opinions

The Virginia state legislature passed an anti-abortion law March 2 that violates the privacy of women by mandating that all women seeking an abortion in Virginia undergo an abdominal ultrasound before the abortion may be carried out.  Passing with only a 21-19 vote in the senate, the law only disallows...

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