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Taking Action: Making Roe Real for All Women

Norma McCorvey (or "Jane Roe" in Roe v. Wade) and lawyer Gloria Allred (right), in 1989. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

 On this 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we honor and celebrate US women’s legal right to abortion, and we reaffirm our commitment to ensuring that abortion is accessible to women everywhere, and that the promise of the decision is a reality for all of us.

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Standing Up for Servicewomen: Rape Survivors Deserve Access to Abortion Care

Servicewomen rely on the military for their health care, but under current policy they are left to fend for themselves if they become pregnant after being raped.

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Court Bars Enforcement of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

In a busy day of court rulings, a federal appeals court has blocked implementation of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

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Judge Strikes Down Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Associated Press reports that a federal judge in Southern California has declared the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional because the ban violates the First Amendment rights of gays and lesbians.

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