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It’s Up to Us to Defend Abortion Rights

(cynicalc.com)

As someone who has worked with abortion providers and defended clinics for many years, I have learned that the only way to prevent anti-abortion protesters (or, “antis”) from physically interfering with women (and their accompanying partners, relatives or friends) going into a clinic is by relying on our own efforts – and not laws.

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Small Victories in Clinic Access Are Indeed Small Victories

A judge rules that a Philidelphia clinic cannot be sued for not letting activists physically touch patients, but does not allow the clinic to defend them, either.

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Robin “Rocket Woman” Rothrock, R.I.P.

The death of Robin Rothrock, who ran an abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana for many years, is a huge loss, not only, obviously, to her family and close friends, but also to the close-knit community of abortion providers who cherished her.

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Gary and His Guys: Anti-Choice Masculinity Passion Play

As men and women move closer to equality, the traditional gender-inequality holdouts are positioning themselves as the ones who will “make men, men again.”

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On the Frontlines: A Counselor Addresses a Gauntlet of Lies

By the time a woman arrives at the clinic, she has already thought a lot about her pregnancy and what to do next.  But she still has to run a gauntlet of people questioning her, and confront their lies.

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