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In New Interview, Gabriel Gomez Again Does Not Clarify Views on Reproductive Rights

After being questioned by a Boston Globe reporter about whether he would have supported a bill last year to limit insurance coverage of contraception, Gomez refused to answer, saying "I’m not sure how much more clear I can be.”

The Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate has a track record of being somewhat ambiguous about the extent of his anti-choice beliefs.

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Kansas Legislature Becomes Even More Extreme

As a result of primary wins, the already predominately anti-choice legislature may become even more so.

 

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The Right to Vote Affects the Power to Choose: How Voter Suppression in 2012 Will Erode Reproductive Rights

The power to preserve and expand reproductive rights is inextricably tied the right to vote. But what is power if your ability to leverage it is stripped away?

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Marriage Equality: As Go Millennials, So Goes the Nation

The movement on marriage equality is an example of how quickly change can now occur in our society when propelled by a generation that is technologically savvy and willing to challenge preconceived norms of older generations.

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Without Millions of Dollars in Wealth, Chronic Illness Can Destroy a Family. Does Mitt Romney Understand This? And Does He Care?

The Romney campaign is out with a new ad talking about Ann Romney’s Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis and her ‘soul mate’ Mitt’s reaction and subsequent handling of her chronic illness. Unfortunately it doesn’t say a word about what ‘President’ Romney would do for people with the illness. Not. One. Single. Word.

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Bob Casey Versus the Rights of Women

It is increasingly clear that the women of Pennsylvania cannot trust Senator Casey to protect their health and defend their rights. Casey’s vote on the Blunt Amendment made it clear that he supports the religious and moral beliefs of employers above comparable rights and beliefs of women. No explanation can mitigate this fundamental fact.

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2012 Expected To Be Just As Big A Year For Anti-Abortion Laws As 2011

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Thought 2011 was the most restrictive year ever for reproductive rights?  Here comes 2012.

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“Name It, Change It” Calls Out Rampant Campaign Sexism

A new campaign focuses on the intentional and unintentional sexism rampant in reporting on and treatment of female candidates, even by those in their own party.

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(VIDEO) In Sestak Over Specter, A Potential Win for Women and Families

Last night’s upset of Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) by Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA) in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s Senate seat suggests a potential win for the rights of all Americans, irrespective of sex, gender identity, race or class.

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Women candidates and money: Another double standard?

A woman can either be a prude or promiscuous. Too pretty or too masculine. A shrew or a doormat. As women try to tip-toe somewhere in the middle, we find that one small move can send us plunging straight into one of the extremes.

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