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Birth Control Coverage Is Basic Preventive Care… Except…

With attacks on Planned Parenthood and Title X family planning funds, it is clear that social conservatives have launched a War on Contraception.

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An Apology, But Not A Reversal, From the Susan G. Komen Foundation

The Komen Foundation’s statement says that it “will continue to fund existing grants, including those of Planned Parenthood, and preserve their eligibility to apply for future grants, while maintaining the ability of our affiliates to make funding decisions that meet the needs of their communities.” But this is NOT a reversal of any kind.

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New GOP Hostage: End Family Planning or Shut Down the Government

Funding cuts proposed by the GOP would eliminate ALL current year funding for Title X family planning programs, devastating the nation’s health care system and (conveniently for ideologues) crippling Planned Parenthood clinics everywhere.

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Bait and Switch Politics: Welcome to the 112th Congress

It’s the morning after and voters are in for a frightening surprise: the 112th Congress’s silent bait-and-switch social agenda.

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Yale Fraternity’s Chant Reveals Depth of Our Culture’s Misogyny

A Yale fraternity inducts pledges with a chant extolling rape culture. The problem isn’t that they repeatedly yelled something stupid. It’s that I’m no longer sure we’re shocked by people turning rape and sexual assault into some kind of a joke.

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Prop 8 and the Future of Sex Ed

The Dept. of Health and Human Services recently released a funding announcement for states to apply for federal Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage funds and asked participants to try not to discriminate against LGBT youth.

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