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Excerpt from No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power

The following is an excerpt from Gloria Feldt’s new book No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power.

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Friday Night Lights: My Own Real Story

A “truth-telling” episode of NBC’s Friday Night Lights, dealing with teen pregnancy and abortion, represented the realities of life in a small Texas town. I know: I lived there.

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Want Rights? Just Take Them

Women need to start assuming equality at all levels as our perfect right, as boys and men are socialized to do from birth.  And then we need to act.

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(AUDIO) Convictions to Action: Lessons from Margaret Sanger

Vision, power, timing and movement are among eight lessons of leadership from Margaret Sanger’s life and work.

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What Does Choice Mean to Me? Let’s Forget About Legalities For a Moment

Reproductive choice is our right and also our responsibility, an awesome responsibility. But in an even more profound sense, choice is the human condition. It defines us as humans, and we are in turn defined by the choices we make. Choice is the basis of morality after all, and it is sacrifice as much as it is freedom.

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The Democrats’ Own Trojan Horse Kicks Free

I am not convinced by after-the-fact reassurances that the final health reform bill will not include the Stupak amendment. That’s because the table for expanding prohibitions on abortion was set by the Democrats themselves.

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Is Adoption Reform Common Ground on Abortion?

Those who support a woman’s right to choose and those who oppose it should be able to work together to forge common ground for policies that make adoption a genuine choice.

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Why I Didn’t Write a Check for Obama Last Night

Obama’s recent comments backing away from a comprehensive mental health exception to the federal abortion ban and supporting abstinence education are far more likely to alienate feminist voters than win over conservative ones.

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Staying Engaged Through A Campaign That Lasts Forever

It does matter who votes and who we vote for, and never so profoundly as the 2008 elections when it comes to the future of reproductive rights and health.

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Why Hillary Clinton Is the Best Choice for Women

As women who have spent our careers fighting to protect a woman’s right to choose, we recognize that the next president will face serious challenges to safeguard the reproductive health of women. In our opinion, there is one candidate whose leadership on this issue is unparalleled: Hillary Clinton.

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