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Does Dobson’s Departure From Focus on the Family Signal Change?

James Dobson is finally stepping down as Chairman of Focus on the Family so the organization can “appeal to a new generation.” But Dobson is far from retiring. And the organization still has its sights set on the same far right, religiously conservative goals.

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Roundup: Teen Birth Rate Increases in 26 States; Focus on the Family Opposes Daschle Confirmation

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Obama’s pick for surgeon general; teen birth rate increases in 26 states; Focus on the Family opposes Daschle confirmation; maternity leave healthier for mothers, babies; University of Wisconsin clinic plans to offer second-trimester abortions; Rick Warren’s Uganda connections.

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Massive Layoffs at Focus on the Family After Prop 8 Win

Focus on the Family announced major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry yesterday. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California.

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“Hardcore Pro-Lifer” Palin on Dobson’s Radio Show

Sarah Palin calls herself a “hardcore pro-lifer” in an interview with James Dobson.

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Can I Get A May Day for Immigrant Women’s Health?

May Day has become a day to publicly recognize and stand up for the rights of immigrants in the United States. But the reproductive health of immigrant women must be included in this message.

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UltraLove: The Medical Right Falls Hard for Ultrasounds

Lost in the craze for non-medical ultrasound imagery is the potential risk to the developing fetus and the impact on vulnerable pregnant women, who are left to fend for themselves in sorting out potential health threats, the sufficiency of the exams, and their own personal needs.

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