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Legal in Name Only: How State Restrictions Deny Women Their Right to Abortion Care

SOURCE: AP/John Hanna.

When does a legal right become theoretical instead of real? If you want to know the answer, take a look at what’s happening to reproductive rights.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who Is the Most Anti-Choice Misogynist of All?

Picture created by Fiona Carmody.

With the 2012 presidential election cycle kicking into gear, GOP hopefuls are already bickering about who deserves the mantle of “Most Anti-Choice.”

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The Opening of a Russian Front in the Abortion Wars

Russia has embraced their very own anti-choice movement, and it looks strikingly like ours here in the U.S.

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Dr. Tiller’s Faith: The Work of the Faithful Will Endure

As a member of the clergy, I provide many hours of pastoral care to women and families in the congregations and communities where I minister. The clergy experience confirms that these women come to their decisions with a sense of responsibility for themselves, their families, their other children, and their goals in life.

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Is the New “Teen-Run” Anti-Girl Scout Website Really a Front for Mom?

Everyone is talking about the teen girls who started the website condemning the Girl Scouts of America.  But it’s mostly their mom’s, a former troop leader, mission.

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They’re Forcing “Forcible Rape” On Us Again

House Members are using a backdoor route to get their way on “forcible” rape using patently false claims about the law.  It’s not the “longstanding policy” of the government to exclude victims of statutory rape.  It’s “longstanding policy” to include them.

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What Does it Mean to Be “Pro-Choice?”

What does it mean to be “pro-choice?” “Pro-choice” is a political worldview in which women are equal actors and full participants in society and every born child is a wanted, loved, cared-for child.

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The anti-choicers will not relent, Planned Parenthood still needs your support!

Last Thursday’s Senate vote to reject a measure which would have defunded Planned Parenthood was a huge victory. But unfortunately, the anti-choicers will not relent. They are planning to protest at our Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Paul this Friday (Good Friday).

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The Real Cost of Raising an Infant: Will Anti-Choicers Pay?

If only a container or two of fomula and a box of diapers really made a baby more affordable.

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How Far We’ve Fallen: Planned Parenthood, Michele Bachmann and Geraldine Ferraro

Tragically for the women of this country, in the years since Ferraro’s nomination, the nation’s view on the requisite qualifications for a woman presidential or vice-presidential candidate has radically shifted.

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