Less than 24 hours after TED's policy towards abortion speakers was exposed in The Nation and a rapid response campaign by NARAL Pro-Choice America, TED Talks softened their position in the face of public outcry.
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TED Talks clarified their position on abortion-rights talks. "We appreciate their acknowledgment that this is a blind spot on their part and that they are open to thoughtful discussions on this topic," said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America.
We're fans of TED Talks, but we were shocked to hear they believe that abortion rights don't fit into "issues of justice, inequality and human rights." Read the letter we wrote TED to try to get this changed.