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Roundup: Guttmacher Study Proves that, Yes, John Boehner, Family Planning and the Economy Are Linked

During the stimulus debate, male commentators and policymakers from Chris Matthews to John Boehner ridiculed the notion that family planning had anything to do with real issues, like say, the economy. A new Guttmacher study suggests they should be eating their words. Meanwhile, a new “egg-as-person” referendum goes to petition stage in Florida.

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Back Us Up: New Guttmacher Data Supports Family Planning Aid

The Guttmacher Institute is releasing a new report that confirms the foolishness of placing family planning aid on the back burner.

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The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health

A new administration, a new agenda for sexual and reproductive health and rights advocates. What’s new? What’s changed? What are we still fighting for after all these years and how can a new leader make the greatest impact on women’s health and lives globally?

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Roundup: Sex Education, Impending HHS Regulation and Changing Abortion Demographics

Response to a confusing critique of D.C.’s sex education curriculum; An interview with Judy Waxman on the eve of the impending HHS “conscience” regulation; Roundup of reporting on the new Guttmacher abortion demographics study.

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US Abortion Rate Lowest Since Legalization; Racial Disparities Persist

The 2004 abortion rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since national legalization, but the overall rate masks stark disparities in the abortion rate among different racial and ethnic groups.

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VIDEO: The Gibson Interview: Palin on Roe v. Wade

Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?

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Roundup: Abortion Laws in UK and Virginia, Clinton on Misogyny

UK abortion limit unchanged, Virgina abortion law unconstitutional, Clinton on misogyny and Dr. Rayne takes issue with Guttmacher study.

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Teen Myth Busting: Study Shows Oral Sex No Substitute For Vaginal Intercourse

The Guttmacher Institute busts open the myth that teens are engaging in oral and/or anal sex in order to “technically remain virgins.”

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The Defeaning Silence

The “anti-abortion” movement has been silent about the newly revealed “pro-abortion” effects of their efforts.

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Abortion Rates Unaffected by Procedure’s Legality

The Guttmacher/WHO study calls into question the argument that outlawing abortions and focusing on abstinence education deters women from terminating pregnancies. Is the Colorado Supreme Court listening?

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