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From the Ground Up: Restoring Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care

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What if elected officials strongly and unequivocally spoke out in support of insurance coverage for abortion?

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Response to Nancy Keenan in Salon: Let’s Set the Record Straight on Millennials and Abortion. Again

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It is time to put to rest the questioning about Millennials and whether they care about access to safe abortion care. It is time to get to work.

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A Response to Time Magazine: Young People Are Not Fragmenting the Pro-Choice Movement

It may be true that the pro-choice movement is “more fragmented than it’s ever been,” but this is not because young people are clamoring to overthrow those who are running legacy organizations.

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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Sues To Restore Medication Abortion In The State

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A new lawsuit challenges Wisconsin Act 217, a law designed to regulate the use of RU-486 out of existence.

 

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The Alabamification of America, Take Two: An Agenda of Which Even the Bishops Should be Ashamed

The right wants to allow a boss or a corporation to claim “religious” or “conscience” reasons to roll back equal rights. As a native Alabamian, I am hearing some thundering hooves over some bridges at Selma. Religion and “conscience” and employers’ and property owners’ rights were justifications for discriminating against black people in this country from the founding of the republic until the Civil Rights Act was passed. Now they are coming for you.

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Morning Roundup: South Dakota Proposes Justifiable Homicide of Abortion Providers

A change to the justifiable homicide statute in South Dakota, find free condoms with your iPhone app in New York City, a quick run-through of five bad abortion bills, NARAL plans to take fight to the grassroots, and Sarah Palin is too feminist?

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Morning Roundup: Kentucky Moves Closer to Ultrasounds and Waiting Periods

Hypocrisy alert in Arizona when it comes to Bishop Olmstead, Kentucky moves a step closer to mandatory ultrasound and waiting periods before an abortion, NYC clergy think too many women have abortions, and NARAL responds.

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Extremist Candidates Move Towards Total Elimination of Abortion

Will the voting public decide that the new “pro-life without discrimination” candidates have gone too far in stripping women of their reproductive rights?

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Dear NARAL and Newsweek: I’m A Young Feminist and I Care

NARAL says the younger feminists aren’t as involved in the movement; that we’ve got a “lack of passion.” To that I say – we are here, they just need to pay attention.

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An Invitation: Just Say Yes To Abortion Peace

Young women are not passive or uninterested in abortion politics – it’s just that they see abortion in more complex moral, ethical and emotional terms.

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