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How Nebraska’s Anti-choice Legislators “Protect” Women’s Health

A bill passed this spring in Nebraska, the Orwellian-named “Women’s Health Protection Act,” does nothing to protect women’s health, but instead flouts medical practice and standards of care to achieve an anti-choice end. 

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One Year After His Murder, Tiller’s Legacy Continues to Inspire Even in the Face of Violence

One year after Dr. Tiller’s murder, a network has been created to expand availability of later abortions, and disseminate accurate information on this topic to both clinicians and prospective patients.

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Anti-Choice Woman-Hating Goes Mainstream

In some extremist anti-choice circles, full-throated woman-hating never went away.  But among other “mainstream” anti-choice groups, latent mysogyny is now out in the open.

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The Billboard Circus and the Abortion Wars

The abortion wars rage relentlessly on, in the United States and elsewhere, and the only lesson to be drawn from recent federal and state legislative action is that the wars show no signs of abating.

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The Unhappy Career of the Term “Choice”

The term “choice” has had many critics from within the movement often referred to as “pro-choice.” The selection of the word is understandable but perhaps inadequate to convey what is needed.

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Health Reform, Violence and Blanket Warmers: The Status of Abortion on Roe V Wade Day

The 37th anniversary of Roe v Wade is one largely of disappointment for abortion rights supporters, especially given how many felt a year ago when Obama took office.

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The Unhappy Career of the Term “Choice”

The term “choice” has had many critics from within the movement often referred to as, ahem, “pro-choice.”

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Terror in Charlotte

Staff at a clinic in Charlotte, N.C., under attack from anti-choice “terrorists” work in conditions most would find unendurable. Why? They say: “We believe in what we do. And some of us came to work here after being patients here ourselves.”

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Whatever Happened to Separation Of Church and State?

Democratic leaders will be doing both the right thing, as well as the politically strategic one, if they keep religion out of public policy.

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A Federal Employee Expresses Outrage on Stupak

A federal employee–barred by the Hyde Amendment from insurance coverage for abortion–incurs costs of $9000.00 to end a pregnancy in which the fetus is missing major portions of its brain, skull, and scalp.

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