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The Weiner Saga: Fighting Loss of Privacy With More Loss of Privacy

Was the answer to Weiner being “exposed” really that his wife had to expose herself, too?

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Response to WaPo’s On Faith: The Morality of Abortion and the Need for Reproductive Justice

Abortion is morally defensible because women are the best arbiters of whether or not they are ready to bear a child, not because it is a way for society to prevent the births of babies perceived as undesirable. 

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If You Use the Pill, Do You Still Have to Use Condoms?

Is one reliable method of contraception okay, or do you need two? There's no rule for everyone, just what level and kind of protection you want and what you feel best about.

Is one reliable method of contraception okay, or do you need two?  There’s no rule for everyone, just what level and kind of protection you want and what you feel best about.

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Drawing Attention to Poor Maternal Health Outcomes in the U.S.

I am concerned about the lack of coverage for the daily violation of women’s rights that occurs on the labor and delivery unit.

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Will the Justice Department Stand Up for Women Raped in Prison?

As the federal government prepares to implement a law about sexual assault in prison, will it ensure women’s access to reproductive health care?

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Newly Born and Stigmatized: NYT Fail on Pregnant Women and Drug Use

A recent New York Times story relies on anecdote and innuendo to focus attention on pregnant drug users rather than actual facts or the real economic and ethical issues that need to be addressed.

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Candies Foundation Spends Big Dollars on Palin, Little on Prevention

As reported today by Jezebel.com, the Candies Foundation, which touts itself as being focused on preventing teen pregnancy, spent far more on one teen mom, Bristol Palin, than on any real initiative to prevent teens from getting pregnant.

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Candies Foundation Spends Big Dollars on Palin, Little on Prevention

As reported today by Jezebel.com, the Candies Foundation, which touts itself as being focused on preventing teen pregnancy, spent far more on one teen mom, Bristol Palin, than on any real initiative to prevent teens from getting pregnant.

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Rick Santorum Misses the Point on Abortion and Social Security

Rick Santorum has his facts wrong. Leaving aside whether Social Security faces insolvency, and, if so, whether the major problem is too few people to support it, there are serious problems with his assertion abortion is the cause.

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Pregnant Women Need Support, Not Prison

Indiana charged a pregnant woman who attempted suicide with murder and attempted feticide. Here’s why the state has taken the law too far.

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