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Four Facts Nancy Pelosi—and All ‘Pro-Choice’ Democrats—Should Know About Abortion

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could not articulate a vigorous, unapologetic, and evidence-based response on abortion to questions posed in an interview this week by Roll Call's Melinda Henneberger.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could not articulate a vigorous, unapologetic, and evidence-based response on abortion to questions posed in an interview this week by Roll Call‘s Melinda Henneberger.

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Five Reasons the GOP Can’t Be Taken Seriously on ‘Poverty’

No summit can fix what ails the GOP when it comes to concern for people struggling to make ends meet, or who no longer have any means whatsoever.

No summit can fix what ails the GOP when it comes to concern for people struggling to make ends meet, or who no longer have any means whatsoever.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Blames Voters for Failures of Democratic Party

Women are critical to the success of Democratic candidates. These voters might be forgiven for being unclear about whether those for whom they vote actually mean to keep their promises when they get into office.

Women are critical to the success of Democratic candidates. These voters might be forgiven for being unclear about whether those for whom they vote actually mean to keep their promises when they get into office.

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Allegations of Workplace Sexual Harassment at FitzGibbon Media: We’ve Seen This Movie Too Many Times Before

When allegations of sexual assault or harassment are levied against a prominent man many people look the other way. And knowing that those who would otherwise hold an abuser accountable will indeed look the other way, victims are less likely to stand up for themselves in the first place, especially when their income and health-care benefits are on the line.

When allegations of sexual assault or harassment are levied against a prominent man many people look the other way. And knowing that those who would otherwise hold an abuser accountable will indeed look the other way, victims are less likely to stand up for themselves in the first place, especially when their income and health-care benefits are on the line.

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Three People Are Dead. According to Its Own Yardstick, It Is the ‘Pro-Life’ Movement’s Fault

David Daleiden, head of a previously unknown organization called the Center for Medical Progress .

Over and over again we’ve seen that the GOP and the anti-choice movement writ large blatantly disregard the likely consequences of their own rhetoric, and then cry foul when asked to do some soul-searching.

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Giving Thanks and Making Commitments

Each year at Thanksgiving, I take time to remember all that I have to be thankful for, but also all the things about which I feel a personal need to remain vigilant.

Each year at Thanksgiving, I take time to remember all that I have to be thankful for, but also all the things about which I feel a personal need to remain vigilant.

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New Staff and New Directions!

Before the official start of the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to officially introduce the most recent additions to our growing staff, each of whom plays a key role in our mission to provide evidence-based news, commentary, analysis, and investigative reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights, and justice.

Before the official start of the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to officially introduce the most recent additions to our growing staff, each of whom plays a key role in our mission to provide evidence-based news, commentary, analysis, and investigative reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights, and justice.

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Study: At Least 100,000 Texas Women Have Attempted Self-Induced Abortion

The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.

The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.

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Planned Parenthood Will Absorb Costs of Fetal Tissue Donations, and Not Everyone Is Happy

In an effort to pull the rug out from under the most recent attacks by the anti-choice movement, Planned Parenthood decided this week to forgo reimbursement for fetal tissue donation, while still offering this option to its patients. Some worry that this action may make matters worse in the long term.

In an effort to pull the rug out from under the most recent attacks by the anti-choice movement, Planned Parenthood decided this week to forgo reimbursement for fetal tissue donation, while still offering this option to its patients. Some worry that this action may make matters worse in the long term.

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The New McCarthyites: Lists, Lies, and the GOP’s Attacks on Women’s Health Care

Taking a page right out of the playbook of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, this hearing was about taking names and getting lists of providers, of clinics, of staff people and even of organizations providing family planning services abroad for the purposes of harassing and stigmatizing them.

McCarthyism is defined in the dictionary as the practice of making accusations unsupported by proof or based on slight, doubtful, or irrelevant evidence, and the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism. I’d say today’s radicalized GOP has them both down pat.

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