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Anti-choice Politicians Beware: Large Majority Strongly Opposes Republican Leadership’s “Plans” for Women

A more than two-thirds majority of voters–including those who voted for Republican/Tea Party candidates in the November 2010 election–strongly oppose the House Republican leadership’s declaration of war on women.

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Repro Rights Afternoon Style: Silent Birth, AIDS denialism, Tea Party Abortion Argument and More

AIDS denialist given a radio gig, Tea Partiers argue over abortion and gays in the military, New Jersey legislators debate whether women’s health is all that important, and what is “silent birth”?

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Weekly Pulse: The Coming War on Health Reform, How CPCs Incubate Anti-Choice Violence

Republicans don’t have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to fight it every step of the way. Also, exploring how Crisis Pregnancy Center’s deceit can flare into violence.

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Ohio GOP Mailer Calls for Sending Female Rep “Back to the Kitchen.”

Truth in advertising? Ohio GOP believes women “belong in the kitchen.”  At least we don’t have to “de-code” this political message.

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Meghan McCain’s Irritating Blog

In her latest Daily Beast entry, Meghan McCain misunderstands her own party’s viewpoints.

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Weekly Pulse: Key Dems Back Public Insurance Option

The chairs of five key congressional committees have finalized a plan for healthcare reform, and their blueprint includes a critical public option.

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Wishful Thinking? Two Republican Pro-Choice Groups Team Up

Via LifeNews, two Republican so-called “pro-abortion” (ahem) groups are teaming up in a fresh effort to defang the GOP’s stance on abortion and, as LifeNews put it, to “drag the party to the left.”

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GOP Ticket Firm on Abstinence-Only, Reproductive Rights

Unless John McCain and Sarah Palin make a point of discussing specific policies that support young people’s access to sexual health education, contraception for low income Americans, health care access for needy children and more – they are not “mixed” on reproductive health care and rights issues.

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McCain and Palin Want Women’s Votes But Do Women Want Them?

Sarah Palin has been thrust into the spotlight. With unmarried women representing a crucial voting block this election season, it’s easy to see Palin as a political pick. But will her policies actually help women or hurt them?

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Gov. Pawlenty and the Evangelicals: Where He Stands on Hot-Button Issues

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s evangelicalism has become one of the planks in pundit-class conventional wisdom about his chances of winding up John McCain’s running mate. What has the governor said and done over the years on evangelicals’ pet issues?

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