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Pro-Choice Congress Members Denounce ‘Extreme’ Anti-Choice Bill

Rep. Louise Slaughter, Sen. Barbara Boxer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the Pro-Choice Caucus press conference opposing HR 7.

“It’s just a fake front issue to talk about abortion,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said of HR 7, the anti-choice bill passed just hours before Tuesday’s State of the Union address. “What they’re really talking about is contraception, family planning, the judgment of women.”

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NARAL Takes Pro-Choice Battle to the States

NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue announced a new electoral strategy at the group's news conference on its annual report: "go deep, go early" into state races that send a pro-choice message.

NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue announced a new electoral strategy at the group’s news conference on its annual report: “go deep, go early” into state races that send a pro-choice message.

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Live Action Blows Another “Undercover” Mission

A Live Action member posing as an abortion clinic owner in a Planned Parenthood clinic Video capture

It must be almost election day, the “stings” are coming out.

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The Best of Reproductive Rights at the Democratic National Convention

DNC 2008. Pundit Mom.

Advocates had no qualms about explaining how serious this election could be for women.

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Sebelius: “We Are In A War”

The Health and Human Services Secretary says Republicans want to roll back women’s health by 50 years.

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Sebelius: “We Are In A War”

The Health and Human Services Secretary says Republicans want to roll back women’s health by 50 years.

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Of Spare Tires And Heroin

Wow, when you see it all at once, Republican lawmakers don’t think much of women at all.

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Indiana Defunds Planned Parenthood, NARAL Responds

Indiana becomes the first state to totally defund the health care provider.

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All Kinds of Shenanigans

This past month has shaken comprehensive women’s health to its core and the fight is not over. On the state level, there is a virtual slaughterhouse lined up for women’s healthcare. It will come as no shock to those who follow these issues that there is an inordinate focus on abortion. These zealots continue to pretend that abortion isn’t one of the most common medical procedures for women in childbearing years. Virginia has gone too far. This past week, the General Assembly passed legislation requiring all offices, clinics and centers that perform first-trimester abortions to be regulated as hospitals instead of as doctors’ offices. This absurd and devastating new policy could be restrictive enough to force as many as 17 of the state’s 21 abortion clinics out of business. 


 

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One Last Firewall for Choice in Oklahoma?

Anti-choice politicians in Oklahoma have tried year after year to make it harder for women to access abortion despite the fact that and have been thwarted by the courts. Now there may be no check or balance on anti-choice legislation.

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