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In New Interview, Gabriel Gomez Again Does Not Clarify Views on Reproductive Rights

After being questioned by a Boston Globe reporter about whether he would have supported a bill last year to limit insurance coverage of contraception, Gomez refused to answer, saying "I’m not sure how much more clear I can be.”

The Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate has a track record of being somewhat ambiguous about the extent of his anti-choice beliefs.

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Sexual Health Roundup: States Have Made Little Progress on Sex Education

CDC study finds schools making little progress in sex education; Tennessee lawmakers warn against gateway “sexual behaviors,” and Springfield Massachusetts decides to provide condoms to middle school and high school students.

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Can Prisons Take Care of Pregnant Women?

As the Massachusetts Legislature considers this year’s crop of criminal justice reform bills, one that has not gotten much attention is a measure to ensure proper treatment of pregnant women in jail and prison.

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Why Contraceptive Coverage Is Critical: Lessons from Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, we have already learned some lessons about why it is important to include contraception at no additional cost.

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National Right To Life Endorses In New York Special Election, Candidate Loses Anyway

Just like in the Massachusetts special election, National Right to Life came in to campaign for the Republican candidate.  But this time they lost.

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Defund It All, Let God Sort It Out

There’s a new crusade in the U.S., a crusade against any type of sex not solely for procreation.  The sword is the taxpayer funding, and the aggressors don’t care who their victims are.

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Roundup: State Legislatures Aim to Restrict Medical Abortion

Oklahoma and Texas want to restrict use of medical abortion despite recommendations from medical groups; Florida votes on pile of anti-abortion bills today; MariaTalks.com controversy continues in Massachusetts; and Texas tries to repeal transgender marriage.

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Roundup: Kyl’s “Not Factual” Statement Removed From Congressional Record

Senator Kyl removes his “not intended to be factual” statement about Planned Parenthood from the Congressional Record; Minnesota state representative finds United Church of Christ minister and ACLU “disgusting;” and an anti-choice group demands that a state-funded teen sexual health site be shut down.

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Massachusetts: Health Reform is a Lifesaver for Women

When it comes to women’s health, Massachusetts shows us reform is something to celebrate—and lessons from Massachusetts can help ensure that national health reform meets women’s needs.

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Roundup: Does Scott Brown Really Support Planned Parenthood?

Planned Parenthood: Former Massachusetts governor supports it, what is Senator Scott Brown true stance on defunding it, and Rep. Alan West is offended that it’s in so many black communities. Also – radiation risks to pregnant women in Japan, and fertility treatments for HIV-positive men who want children.

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