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How Republicans Are Distorting the Gosnell Case to Push a Federal 20-Week Abortion Ban

Rep. Virginia Foxx cries about "America's sin" on the House floor during Tuesday's debate over HR 1797.

Gosnell’s murders were already illegal under current law, so neither HR 1797, nor any other 20-week ban, would prevent another Gosnell. But anti-choice laws could push more women to obtain unsafe abortions.

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Pennsylvania Governor Poised to Sign Bill That Would Push Women to Purchase Non-Existent ‘Abortion Riders’

HB 818 would prohibit private insurance companies that plan to sell health-care plans through the forthcoming state health insurance exchange from covering abortion. Legislators say women would be able to purchase abortion-specific riders—but such riders do not appear to exist.

HB 818 would prohibit private insurance companies that plan to sell health-care plans through the forthcoming state health insurance exchange from covering abortion. Legislators say women would be able to purchase abortion-specific riders—but such riders do not appear to exist.

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The Media and the Gosnell Case: A Case of Insecurity and a Misinformation Campaign

As one of the many journalists who has been covering the Gosnell story since it broke in early 2011, all I can say is: We tried to get the story out there.

Gosnell is the result of politicizing women’s health care, and his case, in turn, has been used to further politicize women’s health care.

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From Big Dan’s to Steubenville: A Generation Later, Media Coverage of Rape Still Awful

Striking parallels between a rape case from exactly thirty years ago and Steubenville make for a good opportunity to assess how much reporting on rape has improved in the span of one generation.

Striking parallels between a rape case from almost exactly thirty years ago and the Steubenville case make for a good opportunity to assess how reporting on rape has changed—or not.

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Why Men Should Be Taught Not to Rape—And What Rape Is

Last week, Zerlina Maxwell—Democratic strategist, writer and rape survivor—went on the Sean Hannity Show and suggested that men and boys can be trained not to rape.

For men to be trained not to rape, they have to learn what rape is.

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