The Signal asks… How do you feel about Planned Parenthood?

Sami Karmeh, sophomore health and exercise science major.
Sami Karmeh, sophomore health and exercise science major.

 

“I look at this from a religious point of view. I’m Muslim … there’s a certain amount of days after (conception) in my religion that you’re no longer allowed to have an abortion. After that time, I don’t agree (with abortion).”

 

 

 

Shai Bejerano, senior biology major.
Shai Bejerano, senior biology major.

 

“It does a lot more than abortions. It’s important to spread awareness about the things they do. This is a personal issue. It doesn’t affect anyone else so they shouldn’t concern themselves with it.”

 

 

 

 

Bishoy Fanous, senior chemistry major.
Bishoy Fanous, senior chemistry major.

 

“I feel like you should give (a baby) up for adoption. For (STD) testing, Planned Parenthood should exist. For abortion, it shouldn’t exist.”

 

 

 

Giovanna Tomat-Kelly, senior biology major.
Giovanna Tomat-Kelly, senior biology major.

 

 

“(Planned Parenthood) does other things besides abortion. They do testing for STDs, check for cervical cancer and help guide individuals on safe sex. Women should have the option to have an abortion if needed … it’s not a public issue, it’s personal.”

 

 

Planned Parenthood takes precautions to avoid abortion (Raphaëlle Gamanho / Cartoonist)
Planned Parenthood takes precautions to avoid abortion (Raphaëlle Gamanho / Cartoonist)