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Lifting our Glasses to Abortion Rights: Cheers and Jeers from the Year

Our partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America have demonstrated courage, stamina, creativity, and resilience in the face of fierce opposition, guided by the conviction that no woman is free unless she has the right to make decisions about her own body. And, like any movement for social justice, the movement for safe abortion internationally has seen its ups and downs. But today as we celebrate the 37th anniversary of Roe, we must all recognize the importance of the ongoing movement for abortion rights worldwide, a movement that will require the dedicated efforts and support of women and men for years to come.

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What Do Focus on the Family, Sarah Palin, and the Abortion Care Network Have in Common? Choice

On this 37th anniversary of Roe, I call on us to transform this
conversation. I call on us to stand tall so that the provision of abortion services in the United States is a model of care for the rest of the world. I call on us to ask our patients not just to care about themselves–but, as we do, to care about the women who come after them.

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VBAC: A Modern Frontier for Choice Advocates

More and more women are being refused the right to give birth on their own terms as more and more hospitals ban women from VBACs. Choice means that a woman must have the freedom and support to compare the risks of VBAC and the risks of cesarean surgery.

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The Positive Meaning and Value of “Choice”

Choice is a central component of the rational human being. It is especially important that we assert it for women whose choices are constrained by circumstances along with efforts to increase the circumstances that give women more choices.

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Choice: A Brief 37 Year Retrospective

In the ideal, the concept of choice for American women would be the inalienable right to the full array of life opportunities and the right to bodily autonomy.

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Roe v. Wade Anniversary Reflection: What Does Choice Mean to Me?

On the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when I envision a world where women and men have true freedom of choice, I see a society that believes that a woman is smart and capable enough to decide what is best for herself and her family.

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The Unhappy Career of the Term “Choice”

The term “choice” has had many critics from within the movement often referred to as, ahem, “pro-choice.”

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Why Choice Is Important to Me: Alphabetically

Here are the reasons why choice is important to me. Alphabetically.

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