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Melinda Gates, and Why We Must Talk About Abortion in Feminist and Progressive Circles

Melinda Gates and others have long claimed that conversations about abortion are "toxic" not just to feminism and the equality movement, but political progress in general. To that I say hooey.

Gates and others have long claimed that conversations about abortion are “toxic” not just to feminism and the equality movement, but political progress in general. To that I say hooey.

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What Jim Wallis Hears When You Say “Reduce the Need for Abortion”

All Jim Wallis needs to know about you is that you have a womb that’s got a zygote in it, and the “right” decision — to carry your pregnancy to term — is made.

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Pro-Choice Advocates Set Sights High at Democratic National Convention

As Democrats head to Denver for their national convention next week, many pro-choice groups are optimistic about the priorities of the party on reproductive rights.

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Progressive, Pro-Life and Full of Yourself

The Democratic Party Platform comes very close to embracing the reproductive health agenda that has been consistently advocated by the pro-choice, progressive women’s movement. So why are “pro-life” progressives claiming victory?

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Dems’ Proposed Platform Language Emphasizes Reproductive Justice Principles

The practical distinctions between the Democratic Party’s ’04 and ’08 platform positions on abortion may not be vast. But there’s a world of difference in the way the platforms approach reproductive autonomy.

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