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STOKING FIRE: Sing Out for Abortion Rights

Simplistic Christian pop helps recruit tweens and teens to the anti-choice movement. But with maturity people see shades of gray, a developmental reality anti-choice youth-recruitment efforts can’t ameliorate.

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Can We Ever Say a Woman Can’t Choose? A Response to Frances Kissling (CORRECTED)

Pro-choicers prefer women not to need late abortions, just as we’d prefer there not be any unintended pregnancies. But the answer can never be to refuse women abortions.

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For “Pro-Life” Republicans, Human Life is Cheap

The refusal of Senate Republicans, nearly all of whom identify as “pro-life,” to support the 9/11 First Responders bill gives the question of what it means to be “pro-life” new urgency.

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Can John Boehner Placate Randall Terry?

Why did soon-to-be Speaker of the House John Boehner meet with anti-choice extremist amongst extremists Randall Terry? Was he simply trying to placate the man so that he doesn’t act the fool?

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Is Dialogue on Abortion Useful? Response to Marcotte

Some of us think that a civil public dialogue on abortion based on values, facts and outcomes would result in better public policy and less tea party rage.

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The Company They Keep: Republican House Leader Meets with Radical Anti-Choice Terrorist

John Boehner has a sit-down with Randall Terry.  ‘Nuff said?

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Thanksgiving Conversation Guide, Or How to Talk About Abortion When Your Family Is Borderline Tea Party

Going home for the holidays is always stressful, but if your family members have been regularly attending tea party rallies, you know that this one is going to be a doozy.

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Thanksgiving Conversation Guide, Or How to Talk About Abortion When Your Family Is Borderline Tea Party

Going home for the holidays is always stressful, but if your family members have been regularly attending tea party rallies, here’s some tips for surviving those awkward  conversations.

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BirthorNot.com: Anti-Choice Trolling Fail

Birthornot.com is purportedly about letting the internet vote on whether Pete and Alisha Arnold of Apple Valley, Minnesota should have a child or an abortion.  Except they are not who they say they are.

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STOKING FIRE: The Abortion Narrative You Don’t Hear

The stigma surrounding abortion — manufactured by a relentless anti-choice movement–has silenced women who’ve terminated unwanted pregnancies. As a result, the loudest voices belong to those who claim abortion has ruined their lives.

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