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A Death in the RHRC Family

Last week, the RHRC family suffered a deep loss when Ali Artzer, younger sister of Brady Swenson, RHRC’s New Media Director, died suddenly. We wanted to offer the opportunity for the community to share their prayers, support, and condolences with Brady. 

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Sanity Prevails in Oklahoma, For Now

After facing strong opposition to a targeted attack on Planned Parenthood’s WIC program, Oklahoma’s legislators have allowed a bill threatening the health of needy infants and children to die in committee.

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Building Strong Families Means Respecting ALL Mothers

Many mothers are hurt by stigma and that stigma diminishes our access to choices and opportunities that prevent mothers, families and communities from thriving

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Right-wing Focus on the Family’s Chilling New Agenda on “Marriage Defense”

“Pro-family” group, Focus on the Family is shifting away from opposing same-sex marriage and instead focusing on making it more difficult to obtain a divorce. Does anyone else think this is scary? …

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Trust-Busting in the Baby Business?

Reproductive medicine has long been criticized for its commercial aspects — for being more like an industry than a medical practice. Run a Google search for “the baby business” and you will not only turn up Debora Spar’s book, but some 954,000 exact matches. Now lawyers are getting in on the action: It’s not just an industry, it’s (allegedly) a cartel!

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War, Death and Mamas

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Like most six-year-olds, little bits of information about the world leave my son asking, “Why? And why not??” I didn’t want to answer: “why are people celebrating the fact that this man is dead?”

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Honoring Young Mamas

This video is part of a Mama’s Day series by Strong Families, published in partnership with RH Reality Check in our Mother’s Day 2011 series. Follow Strong Families on Facebook and Twitter.

A music video celebrating all young moms to honor their struggle, love, and commitment to building strong families. Created through collaboration of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice and the Center for Young Women’s Development.

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