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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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The Legacy of George Tiller

Dr. George Tiller was asked repeatedly by friends how he could continue his work in the face of the unending violence and legal harassment that he endured in the years leading up to his murder. His answer was always the same: “Where else can these women go?”

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The Economic Crisis: A Generation of Reproductive Health “Horror Stories”

From surrogacy and egg donation to inducing labor, the economic crisis is driving women to do things with their bodies that they otherwise would not do.

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Averting Their Eyes from Assault on Women’s Health

A new Oklahoma law permits women seeking abortion to avert their eyes while an ultrasound is performed — but requires them to hear a description of what the ultrasound is displaying.

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The Bush Administration’s Tortured Logic

An administration that has done everything in its power to oppose abortion is now going after the very thing that can best prevent unintended pregnancies.

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The Maverick Steps Back in Line

If John McCain insists on placating the anti-choice fanatics in his party, let him start paying a price.

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Yale Performance Art: Where Are the Grown-Ups?

All that has been accomplished by a Yale senior’s art project on pregnancy and abortion is a highly visible trivialization of the issue of abortion and a phenomenal insensitivity to women who suffer repeat miscarriages.

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A Community in This War

Those who provide abortions, either as clinicians or administrators, can be relentlessly pursued in their communities by their opponents. But there are millions of supportive “civilians” aiding the community of abortion providers in this war.

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