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Let’s Remind Election Winners: Reproductive Coercion is Wrong

We can all agree that forcing women to undergo abortions or sterilizations is wrong — but so is forcing women to gestate and give birth to children they don’t want. It’s time we considered both sides of reproductive coercion.

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Original Author of First “Fetal Pain” Ban to Run for Governor of Nebraska

Mike Flood. Photo: KVNO News.

Speaker of the House Mike Flood will run to replace the current governor of Nebraska.

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“Non-Partisan” National Organization for Marriage and Susan B. Anthony List Know How to Party

On election night, it was steak and cable news stations for the “family values” groups.


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ELECTION 2012: With Historic Number of Women, Senate Will Look a Little Bit More Like America

Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.

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Pro-Choice, Anti-Choice Groups Do Last Minute Campaign Push

Emily's List members, endorsing Maggie Hassan. Photo: Emily's List.

Both sides focus on key campaigns as get out the vote efforts increase.

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Nebraska Mental Health Screening Law Now Officially, Finally Over

Photo: Alamy via the Huffington Post.

Remember that bill that would require women who wanted an abortion to be screened for mental health issues?  That’s finally blocked for good.

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Supreme Court Refuses Appeal by Nebraskans United for Life

photo courtesy of steakpinball via flickr

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a group that tried to intervene and defend an anti-abortion law the state had given up on.

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One Year Later, Planned Parenthood Is Still Stealing Souls

Jim Sedlak preaches to the street with his microphone. Photo: American Life League via QuotesTemple.

Some things never change. At least not in the alternative universe that is the American Life League.

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A Pro-Choice GOP Voice at the Convention?

Randy Moody. Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star Photo.

While most of the attendees embrace a no exceptions abortion plank, some Republicans find themselves left out in the cold.

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One Down and 23 to Go: Judge Tosses Baseless Challenge to Birth Control Coverage

Real religious freedom gives everyone the right to make personal decisions – including whether and when to use birth control – based on our own beliefs. It doesn’t give one group the right to impose its beliefs on others by denying employees access to critical health services.

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