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Using Aikido to Change the Abortion Conversation

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that makes use of the attacker’s own momentum as a defensive strategy.

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that makes use of the attacker’s own momentum as a defensive strategy. I suggest pro-choicers take the disgust, found on posters with anti-abortion messages or pictures of fetal remains, and in a non-confrontational, nonviolent way, amplify and redirect it.

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Honoring Elizabeth Edwards by Trusting Women

The media’s and the public’s treatment of Elizabeth Edward’s decisions mirrors our society’s treatment of women’s decisions writ large: Do they really know what they’re doing?

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Roundup: Tennessee Bill a “Preemptive Strike” Against Including Abortion in Future Healthcare Exchanges

Tennessee looks to be the first state to try passing legislation to “opt-out” of including abortion coverage in health insurance exchanges while Hillary Clinton in Canada reiterates that you can’t have “maternal health without reproductive health” which includes access to abortion.

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Roundup: Gay Marriage in DC Brings Cupcakes and Clowns

Gay marriage is happening in a lot of new places this week, which always attracts a party. Meanwhile in Afghanistan some mullahs are promoting birth control and distributing condoms.

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