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Recognizing Fundamental Human Rights for Abortion Clients and Providers

In 1966, at age 15, I had an illegal abortion. I later became a provider. The constant violation of the rights of clients and providers led me to participate in the first Universal Periodic Review to advocate for people whose rights need to be protected.

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“How May I Help You?” Baird Bardarson, MD: Loss of a Champion

Dr. Baird Bardarson of Seattle and Whidbey Island, Washington, was a true champion, pioneer, humanitarian, and heroic abortion provider. His loss cuts very deeply for our community of abortion providers.

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Our Movement’s Mitzrayim

Access to legal abortion promises a state-of-existence never before experienced, where women are fully empowered to steward the procreative power of the species.

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The Ethical, Spiritual, and Moral Foundation of the Abortion-Provider Community

Those who provide access to abortions have ethical, spiritual, and religious wisdom that this world needs, and this community needs to claim and celebrate its power, goodness, morality, and justice.

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Recognizing Abortion Providers

Fourteen years ago, March 10 was chosen as the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers  to honor those who continue our work despite the harassment meant to drive us away and to mourn those lost to violence.

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Abe-the-Aborted Fetus

Is this recently released comic book brilliant commentary on the extremism of the most controversial political issue of our time? Or a horrible anti-choice depiction of abortion? 

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The “Law and Order” Abortion Disaster and The Wasteland of TV

The folks at NBC’s long-running legal franchise Law & Order must have thought they’d garner praise for their episode on abortion. The show, however, was anything but balanced.

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A Different Kind of Bake Sale: Anti-Choice Extremists Plan eBay Auction for Roeder’s Defense

Militant anti-choice activists are organizing an eBay auction so that fans of murdering your political opponents can buy souvenirs and help pay for the defense of Scott Roeder.

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Without Providers, There is No Choice

A steady decline in abortion providers, due to violence and/or the threat thereof, and a shortage of new providers among young doctors and medical students, underscores that legality does not guarantee access.

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Weekly Pulse: Mob Scene

Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at town hall meetings around the country — but a network of corporate funders and lobbyists are behind the mobs.

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