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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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Plan B and Ella Are Not Abortifacients, But False Claims May Hold Up In Court

emergency pills

And loathe as I am to admit it, all the studies in the world demonstrating that emergency contraception works not by preventing implantation but by preventing ovulation and therefore fertilization might not hold sway in court.

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The National Mortgage Settlement: Failing Women and Communities of Color?

A new concern has arisen: the failure of mortgage relief programs to address the needs of communities of color.

At first, the $25 billion settlement seemed like a blessing. But it may not be providing enough relief to the communities that were disproportionately affected by the foreclosure crisis.

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Zerlina Maxwell Braves Online Attacks and Abuse to Speak Out About Rape Culture

Last week, Zerlina Maxwell—Democratic strategist, writer and rape survivor—went on the Sean Hannity Show and suggested that men and boys can be trained not to rape.

Zerlina Maxwell, a lawyer, writer, social commentator, and rape survivor has been heaped with abusive tweets and internet postings for more than a week for suggesting guns are not the answer to rape culture.

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Orrin Hatch’s Amicus Brief in the Hobby Lobby Lawsuit: All Bark, No Bite

Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah

A group of 11 Republicans, led by Orrin Hatch, has filed an amicus brief in support of Hobby Lobby’s ongoing effort to wiggle its way out of complying with the provision in the ACA’s birth control provision.

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What’s the Matter With Bans on Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion? Everything.

Conservative MP Mark Warawa speaks about Motion 408, his motion against sex-selection abortions, on Parliament Hill.

A particularly pernicious narrative about abortion rights has taken hold in this country accusing pro-choice groups and abortion clinics of attempting to target minorities. But it’s all based on lies and illogical arguments.

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So What’s the Deal with the New Contraception Mandate Rules?

On Friday, in the latest case to address the provision in the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage in employee health insurance plans, the Third Circuit ruled that the Pennsylvania-based Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation must comply.

I would argue that the new proposed rules don’t change anything for women. At all. They don’t restrict contraception access, nor do they take away contraception access previously available.

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