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At ‘Realize the Dream’ March, Women Speak at Last

Myrlie Evers-Williams fulfills an honor deferred, speaking on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1963 March on Washington where she was scheduled to be the sole woman speaker, but never made it to the podium.

Women graced the podium at the “Realize the Dream” rally held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. But, as one attendee asked, where were the African-American women movement leaders, the thought leaders?

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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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Morning Roundup: Anti-abortion Group Disparaging Rep. Giffords

Earthquake that has not happened yet is pre-blamed on gay marriage, Lifesite.com wastes no time in calling Congresswoman Giffords a “pro-abort,” male circumcision may reduce spread of HPV, teen pregnancy in DC, a “gay hot potato,” and a beautiful tribute to the work of Planned Parenthood from an unlikely patient.

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Where Are Pro-Choice Organizations in Birth Activism?

Pro-choice groups work strenuously to protect our rights and provide affordable, essential care. But when it comes to choosing where and with which kind of provider to give birth, they are silent. Why?

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Despite Loss on Family Planning, Women’s Groups See Success in the Stimulus

National women’s rights advocacy groups are using their newfound political clout with the Obama administration to shape the $825 billion economic stimulus package.

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