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Roundup: Is Abortion a Deal Breaker?, Righting the Discriminatory Wrongs in Health Care Reform, Too Late for Nadya Sulyeman

What do pro- and anti-choice lawmakers, advocates and others have to say about abortion in health care reform efforts? In good news, the latest version of health care reform legislation includes tremendous boons for women’s health. And assisted reproductive technology findings come too late for Nadya  Sulyeman…

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Health Reform and Abortion

Health reform must be separated from the issue of abortion

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Bobby Jindal: Taking Us Backwards

When I think about the often traumatic health experiences we South Asian women have, I stop feeling the love for Jindal.

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Pro-Life Women, Voting Dilemma

As Melinda Henneberger writes in Slate today, pro-life women are facing a dilemma this year. How can you vote based on a single issue – abortion – in the midst of a severe economic crisis, and a war? The answer is you don’t.

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Chapter Four: Old Spice

Red State is Linda Hirshman’s fictional account of an imagined, terrifying but not unthinkable America if Roe v. Wade is overturned. In Chapter Four, Lucy, our heroine may finally be on the road to safety.

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ACLU: “America’s Toughest Sheriff” Not Above the Law

A Sheriff in Arizona has gotten away with implementing his own illegal rules for female prisoners, blocking abortion access and engaging in racial profiling. The ACLU has stepped in. Will his “reign of terror” end?

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Need Abortion, Will Travel

Many pregnant women and girls are virtually forced to become abortion tourists. Though the term is often used in sexist and disparaging ways, what it really reveals is that women’s reproductive health needs are being ignored.

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