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At Personhood Conference, Anti-Choice Movement Struggles for Direction

Attendees at Friday’s anti-choice Personhood Conference were looking for direction — and may find it in Kristi Burton, pioneer of Colorado’s failed personhood amendment.

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2008 Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health

From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.

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Anti-Abortion Group Pushes Failed “Personhood” Strategy

Despite the crushing 3-to-1 loss of a state constitutional amendment to confer civil rights on fertilized human eggs, the American Life League says it’s their “only option left”.

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Reproductive Rights – Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice For All

Reproductive rights are about nothing less than the ability to make decisions about love, sex, and family without government interference or discrimination. That means marriage equality is a cornerstone of reproductive justice.

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Despite Anti-Choice Defeats, Pro-Choice Groups Brace For More

Voters definitively beat back anti-choice ballot initiatives on November 4, but opponents of legal abortion say they’ll be back for another round. What can women’s health advocates do to build up support before the next round of attacks?

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“Eggment” Backers Go National; Vow to Target Every Petition State

Despite a crushing defeat at the ballot box last Tuesday, supporters of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment, have launched plans to take the fight to 16 more states.

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Science and Medicine Trump Anti-Choice Ballot Initiatives

Despite the anti-abortion movement’s best efforts, Americans in three states voted to protect pregnant women and their physicians from interference by the government.

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In Many States, Voters Reject Anti-Choice Ballot Initiatives

In Colorado, South Dakota, Washington, California and Michigan voters refused to put the government between Americans and their private life decisions.

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Coloradans Decisively Defeat Egg-As-Person Amendment

In overwhelming numbers, Coloradans today refused to extend legal personhood rights to fertilized eggs.

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Not All Politics Is Local: Connecting the Dots on Anti-Abortion Initiatives

Advocates who oppose legal abortion often claim they only want to “send the issue of abortion back to the states.” But this position is a bait-and-switch tactic that should not be trusted.

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