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House Republicans Take Aim at Birth Control in Quest to Scuttle Senate Shutdown Deal

To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”

To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”

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Wendy Davis Makes Her National Press Club Debut

The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban.

The Texas senator said she’s put her pink sneakers back to work “running on the trail.” Washington, D.C. reporters wanted to know if she meant the campaign trail in the next governor’s race.

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After “Pro-Choice:” What’s Next for Our Messaging?

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A reproductive justice framework is critical—but it’s not the same thing as “pro-choice.”

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Arizona Federal District Court Blocks Efforts to Defund Planned Parenthood

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A federal district court in Arizona made it official this week and entered a permanent injunction that blocks a law designed to strip Planned Parenthood clinics in the state of funds by banning Medicaid funding for non-abortion health care provided by doctors and clinics that also perform abortions.

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Morning Roundup: Research Says Sonograms Don’t Change Women’s Minds

Sonograms don’t prevent abortions, former PP clinic manager joins Live Action, listen to an interview with Cecile Richards, and a roundup of columns on the “war on women.”

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Is Bob McDonnell a Moderate?

McDonnell’s thesis from Regent University was dug up by the Washington Post. It’s claims that unmarried couples using contraceptives and women in the workplace are causing the downfall of society.

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VIDEO: Calling for Health Care Relief at White House Health Care Summit

The White House Health Care Summit is underway, and everyone who’s anyone is there, including Cecile Richards.

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VIDEO: Cecile Richards on Hardball Promoting Education, Prevention, Pro-Choice Values

Hardball’s Chris Matthews hosted Cecile Richards and Barbara Comstock for a debate between education, prevention and pro-choice values vs. the same old divisive politics of personal destruction from the far-right.

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PPFA Chides Bush HHS on Abstinence-Only; Mainstream Media Silent

Planned Parenthood chides Bush HHS on their attempted end run on abstinence-only funding, a story seen first on RH Reality Check that the mainstream media has yet to pick up.

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Hardball Flirts With Understanding Women Voters

Hardball’s Chris Matthews took heat from Clinton supporters during the primary and appears to be trying to learn more about the complexity of women voters in recent shows. Give him credit for trying, even though he still succombs to the "it’s all about abortion" mentality.

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