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The Top Pro-Choice Heroes of 2013

2013 not only saw a number of pro-choice successes but also countless hard-working activists and allies who, against tremendous odds, put in time and energy to advance reproductive rights and health and ensure the safety of women and girls of all backgrounds.

2013 not only saw a number of pro-choice successes but also countless hard-working activists and allies who, against tremendous odds, put in time and energy to advance reproductive rights and health and ensure the safety of women and girls of all backgrounds.

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11 Pro-Choice Successes of 2013

There were a number of reasons for pro-choice allies around the country to be proud this year.

Though 2013 might have brought an array of new abortion restrictions and other setbacks for reproductive rights, there were also a number of reasons for pro-choice allies around the country to be proud this year. The staff of RH Reality Check notes some of the top pro-choice successes of 2013.

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Tweet Roundup: #Tampongate Edition

Reportedly, tampons, pads, condoms, tissue, and other items were being confiscated for a time from individuals entering the Texas capitol building today.

Reportedly, tampons, pads, condoms, tissue, and other items were being confiscated for a time from individuals entering the Texas capitol building today. Guns are allowed in the building, with a permit. Twitter is, unsurprisingly, ablaze.

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What Wendy Said: Sen. Wendy Davis’ Remarks at ‘Stand With Texas Women’ Rally

Texas state senator Wendy Davis gives remarks Monday afternoon at the Stand with Texas Women Rally.

“The Promise of Texas is bigger than personal ambition and extremist interests—bigger than one political party.  Together, we can do what they won’t—we can stand up for each other, stand up for what’s right—and stand up for Texas.”

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Urgent: Help Beatriz Fight for Her Life

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The news is getting worse, not better. Beatriz has been denied a life-saving abortion. Will you help?

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Nearly 33,000 People Call on El Salvador to Save Beatriz

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We, and the 32,904 undersigned, write to ask that you pass along our names to the office of President Mauricio Funes and the Supreme Court of Justice of El Salvador in support of the human rights, health, and life of Beatriz, whose case is now before the court.

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Roeder to Be Disciplined for ‘Threats’ in Call to Army of God Member

Scott Roeder (left) and David Leach do an interview on how driver's licenses and auto insurance would be handled if we followed the Bible, in 1996.

The Kansas Department of Corrections is treating the recording between Scott Roeder, the convicted murderer of Dr. George Tiller, and Army of God member David Leach as a serious threat.

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A Roundup of Reporting on the Kermit Gosnell Case

A roundup of Gosnell coverage.

Kermit Gosnell is on trial after his arrest in January 2011. Here is a roundup of coverage of the case from RH Reality Check and elsewhere.

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