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USCCB Clarifies: Only Some Lives Worth Saving

The Catholic Church on life-saving abortion: It’s okay when we can pretend the fetus isn’t there.

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Why Do We Need a Prescription for Birth Control Pills?

The pill’s prescription status seems like a holdover from the days when contraception was forbidden: when women who wanted it were reprimanded and those who provided it were jailed. 

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Soldier Up, Feminists: SP’s in Town

Choice, freedom, and morality in the feminist language wars: If “choice” is problematic, then perhaps a better place to start is “freedom.”

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On the Pill’s 50th Birthday, We’re Still Fighting for Sex Ed

Why, in a world of countless birth control pills, the ring, the patch, implants, and condoms for women and men, do people still get pregnant unintentionally? Because there are a lot of people rooting against them.

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What to Do About Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice Messages on Public Transit

What do we do about advertising we find offensive, or even bigoted? 

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Sex: What Is It?

A survey from the Kinsey Institute tackles the murky, but vital, question of What Is Sex? and the answers underscore how changeable our definitions may be.

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Anti-Choice Website Misleads on Connections Between Abortion and Maternal Mortality

A writer makes nonsensical arguments to connect criminalization of abortion in Ireland with low rates of maternal mortality. Ireland is abortion-free like America is drug-free.

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Chris Smith Prays for Obama. I Am Praying for Smith.

Chris Smith is obsessed with abortion, and with thwarting women’s rights. Smith, whose top campaign contributor is Right to Life’s PAC, has made it his mission to make both contraception and safe abortion inaccessible here and abroad.

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Steven Mosher on Your Rights: Reproduce Whether You Like It or Not

Anti-choice “aid” organizations and people like Steve Mosher, believe the women they’re “serving” are meant to reproduce, even as their bodies give out, and they can’t feed the children they have.

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Scott Brown and Choice: What’s the Real Story?

Brown’s amendment from 2005 has everything to do with rape victims, and his attitude towards these women has everything to do with the upcoming special election.

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