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Steven Mosher on Your Rights: Reproduce Whether You Like It or Not

Anti-choice “aid” organizations and people like Steve Mosher, believe the women they’re “serving” are meant to reproduce, even as their bodies give out, and they can’t feed the children they have.

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Clinton’s Plan for Women, and the People Who Hope it Fails

Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.

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Nicaraguan Laws Increase Maternal Mortality

According to a report today from Feministing, Amnesty International has
started a campaign to repeal the anti-abortion laws in Nicaragua, which
were enacted one year ago—laws that ban abortion in every single case,
regardless of the state of the mother or the fetus’s health, mandating
prison sentences for women who request them and doctors who perform
them.

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Senate Takes First Step Toward Banning Global Gag Rule

A Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday passed an amendment that, if passed in the final foreign aid appropriations legislation, will ban future imposition of the global gag rule.

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Roundup: Bristol Palin on Today Show, Good Morning America

Bristol Palin: “ambassador for abstinence” or for safer sex?; Obama, Clinton sound different themes on abortion and reproductive health; “Choose Life” license plates pass Texas House; what conscience clauses really do.

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Clinton Takes on the Antis: This Is What Diplomacy Looks Like

In a speech for the history books, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a clear and uncompromising case for lifesaving role of international reproductive rights and health care access when testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday.

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As Thunder Is Not Yet Rain, In Ethiopia, Legal Rights to Abortion Are Not Yet Access

Filmmaker Lisa Russell talks to RH Reality Check about “Not Yet Rain,” a new documentary examining the impact of liberalized abortion laws in Ethiopia.

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We’re Back! US Reclaims Leadership Role in International Reproductive Health

At the recent Commission on Population and Development, for the first time in eight years, the US was front and center advocating an increased global commitment to reproductive health and rights.

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Backing Up Rhetoric with Funding

We need to prove our commitment to international women’s health by paying our fair share. Rhetoric means nothing if we don’t back it up with resources.

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If I Had a Billion Dollars…

If I had a billion dollars, I know exactly how I would spend it: improving women’s access to family planning in the world’s poorest communities.

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