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Activists Battle Over Religious Freedom at Supreme Court

Protesters outside the Supreme Court Monday.

The Hobby Lobby case was about birth control coverage, but to see and hear the anti-choice protesters gathered in front of the Supreme Court steps Monday, you might have thought the Court was reconsidering Roe v. Wade.

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Four Ways to Create Culture Change Around Abortion

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Culture change is distinct from policy change and health-care access, but it’s just as important. It’s difficult to imagine long-term policy gains without doing the hard work to change norms, beliefs, and behavior.

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Using Aikido to Change the Abortion Conversation

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that makes use of the attacker’s own momentum as a defensive strategy.

Aikido is a Japanese martial art that makes use of the attacker’s own momentum as a defensive strategy. I suggest pro-choicers take the disgust, found on posters with anti-abortion messages or pictures of fetal remains, and in a non-confrontational, nonviolent way, amplify and redirect it.

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Outside Supreme Court, A Call for Reproductive Justice

More than 40 groups came together on the Court's plaza to rally in support of the birth control benefit in Obamacare, as the justices heard arguments against it.

More than 40 groups came together on the Court’s plaza to rally in support of the birth control benefit in Obamacare, as the justices heard arguments against it.

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Arkansas Reproductive Rights Activists Gear Up for Rally

With the state legislature set to convene in February, the Arkansas Rally for Reproductive Justice is meant to send the message that activists have not forgotten about the legislative attacks on reproductive rights last year.

With the state legislature set to convene in February, the Arkansas Rally for Reproductive Justice is meant to send the message that activists have not forgotten about the legislative attacks on reproductive rights last year.

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Pro-Choice Groups: It’s Time to Include Abortion Workers in the Movement

The movement already trusts us to provide abortion treatment, so why aren't we trusted with the defense of our own cause?

The movement already trusts us to provide abortion treatment, so why aren’t we trusted with the defense of our own cause?

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Advocates Push to End Federal Abortion Funding Bans

Oregon All Above All delegates pose with Rep. Earl Blumenauer at the Capitol Wednesday.

All Above All, a campaign made up of 28 reproductive and social justice organizations, sent 125 delegates from more than 20 states to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to lobby for lifting bans on federal funding of abortions.

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Why the Pro-Choice Movement Needs to Talk About Children

Our stories and experiences stand as a visceral rebuttal to the anti-choice movement’s desired narrative.

The pro-choice movement’s shift in attention, messaging, and resources away from a focus on family means that the anti-choice movement has been able to make the idea of family, specifically unborn children, central to its emotional power and success.

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An Open Letter to All Abortion Activists From a Young Activist

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To say that Millennials are less “committed” or “present” in the fight to ensure safe and legal access to abortion for all women in America is simply false. We are out there. Because we have to be.

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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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