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Abortion Is Not Like Slavery, So Stop Comparing the Two

If abortion is like slavery—indeed, if abortion is the most divisive issue since slavery—then what of the women who suffered under slavery? What of the women who performed self-abortions in order to resist slavery? They cease to exist.

If abortion is like slavery—indeed, if abortion is the most divisive issue since slavery—then what of the women who suffered under slavery? What of the women who performed self-abortions in order to resist slavery? They cease to exist.

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Corporations Claiming ‘Religious Liberty’ Try to Infringe on Their Employees’ Religious Liberty

The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.

The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.

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It’s Time for a Black Feminist to Head the NAACP

The right woman could help the NAACP ensure that reproductive rights, as well as voting rights and civil rights, are couched as human rights.

The right woman could help the NAACP ensure that reproductive rights, as well as voting rights and civil rights, are couched as human rights.

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20-Week Abortion Bans and the Pathway to the Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to go along with Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's crusade to have the state's "crimes against nature" law reinstated.

Much has been written about the politics behind 20-week abortion laws—especially the false claims that they are designed to protect women—but so far, there has been relatively scant coverage of the anti-choice litigation strategy in relation to these bans.

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Why Admitting Privileges Laws Have No Medical Benefit

U.S. District Judge William Conley seems to understand what pro-choice advocates know to be true: The true purpose of the law is not to protect maternal health, but to prevent women from exercising their constitutional right to choose.

The real purpose of Wisconsin’s admitting privileges law—like similar pending legislation in Alabama, Mississippi, and North Dakota—is not to protect maternal health, but to prevent women from exercising their constitutional right to choose an abortion, by making it virtually impossible to do so.

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Racist, Anti-Woman Judge Edith Jones to Be Investigated for Alleged Racist Remarks

Judge Edith Jones talks to The Federalist Society at a panel discussion on Redistribution of Wealth at the 2009 National Lawyers Convention on November 13, 2009.

Chief Justice John Roberts has ordered the review of a complaint filed by several civil rights organizations related to disparaging comments Jones allegedly made about ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

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Star Parker and the Gosnell Controversy: She Still Doesn’t Get it

Star Parker.

The brutal truth is this: The people who are concerned with the abortion rate in the Black community are the reason that the abortion rate in the Black community is so high.

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Star Parker, CURE Exploit Gosnell Case to Promote Debunked ‘Black Genocide’ Narrative

On Tuesday, Star Parker is hosting a Gosnell pearl clutchathon, during which she will promote virulent, racist, and untrue facts about abortion in the Black community, with the help of far-right white conservatives like John Ashcroft and Ed Meese.

On Tuesday, Star Parker is hosting a Gosnell pearl clutchathon, during which she will promote virulent, racist, and untrue facts about abortion in the Black community, with the help of far-right white conservatives like John Ashcroft and Ed Meese.

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For-Profit Companies Suing Over Birth Control Benefit Aren’t Exempt From Corporate Obligations

Bottom line: If you're a religious individual, and you decide to enter the marketplace, and you hire people of all faiths, then you have to leave your religious baggage behind and follow the same rules that apply to everyone else.

Bottom line: If you’re a religious individual, and you decide to enter the marketplace, and you hire people of all faiths, then you have to leave your religious baggage behind and follow the same rules that apply to everyone else.

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Same-Sex Marriage Bans Violate the Equal Protection Clause. End of Story

While New Jersey's governor is still fighting same-sex marriage in court, ceremonies are set to begin on Monday and the state's newly elected senator says he will be conducting some of them.

There is no legitimate overriding purpose for subjecting gays and lesbians to invidious discrimination based on sexual orientation, because, ultimately, once you chip away at arguments against same-sex marriage, you’re left with nothing but “because it’s gross.” And “Ewww” is not a reason to deny an entire class of citizens a fundamental right.

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