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I Am Roe, and I Have Questions

The elections will determine the future for all of us Roes. That’s why a mortally wounded Roe v Wade’s 35th anniversary requires the candidates to answer my questions in full.

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Thank You, Justice Blackmun

On this anniversary of Roe v. Wade, I want to give thanks to the men and women who make this choice possible — to doctors, to clinic workers, to advocates and activists, to lawmakers and politicians who are brave enough to stand up to “pro-life” rhetoric, to all of those who fought for abortion rights before 1973, and finally to Justice Harry Blackmun, the author of Roe v. Wade.

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Iowan Gives Thanks for Daughter — and for Choice

While millions of Americans are either celebrating or grieving the 35th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision today, 25-year-old Katie Wilkins credits the law for the 5-year-old girl playing outside her kitchen window.

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True or False: The Roe IQ “Test” is True or False?

The Roe IQ Test is anything but a test about Roe v. Wade – unless you’re simply looking for pure propaganda.

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Roe Gave Birth to Politics of Personal Destruction

Thirty-five years after Roe, our political landscape is more divided than ever. The tactics born in one 1974 post-Roe Senate campaign in Kansas still shape the politics of personal destruction now engulfing our politics on race and gender.

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Supreme Court to Women of America: You Own It

When it decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, the Supreme Court did more than simply legalize a medical procedure. It sent the signal to women of the country that we have the right to control our own bodies and sexuality.

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When A Right Is Not Enough

Until all women can join me in celebrating a meaningful reproductive right not tied to status, I cannot rejoice in my own. A “right” based on status is simply no right at all.

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