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Ohio Judge Rules Abortion Protests Outside Evangelical Church Must Move

Banner posted by Vineyard Columbus in response to protesters standing outside the church.

Anti-choice protesters in Ohio have targeted Vineyard Columbus, one of the largest churches in the state, arguing the church has not done enough in the fight against abortion.

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Battle Over Maine Clinic May Drive Portland to Consider a Buffer Zone

Prochoice and antichoice protesters outside the Portland clinic. (Noah Hurowitz/BDN)

As two sides begin to draw more massive crowds, one city council considers passing a buffer zone to protect women.

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Opposing Religious Coercion in Health Care: The Defeat of the Abington Hospital Merger in Pennsylvania

Note received by Poley: "Thank you for speaking up on behalf of our rights!"

In Pennsylvania, organizing by community members and medical professionals helped defeat a merger between a Catholic hospital and a secular hospital system, thereby ensuring that women’s reproductive health care services are still offered.

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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choice Boycotts Continue, but Will Businesses Continue to Give In?

Boycotts and harassment tactics have an impact, even if it’s not the impact the anti-choicers would like. When businesses submit to antiabortion browbeating, it forces clinicians to scramble to find new suppliers, diverts attention from the provision of care, and exacerbates tensions and anxieties.

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Rounding Up The Pro-Choice Troops: When We Started Fighting Back

In 1989, the historic bifurcation between abortion providers and political activists had finally begun to dissolve, and a powerful new alliance was beginning to form. Providers were now at the forefront of the abortion rights struggle, and patients themselves, in the midst of the most personal and intimate of decisions and life events, were thrust into a vortex of politics and passion. This is one story from that time.

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The Protests in Wisconsin: A Personal and Family View

As a civics/history lesson our family went down to the Capitol on Thursday to see the protests since our district canceled school. I reminded my kids that if we were in some countries, say Egypt or Bahrain, they would have to worry about possibly getting shot.

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Tunisia: A Leader Of Women’s Rights, But No Female Leaders?

How is it possible Tunisia is a leader of women’s rights in the Arab world, but there are so few female leaders behind the women’s rights changes? How do female leaders emerge without any female leaders working for change?

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Tunisia: A Leader Of Women’s Rights, But No Female Leaders?

How is it possible Tunisia is a leader of women’s rights in the Arab world, but there are so few female leaders behind the women’s rights changes? How do female leaders emerge without any female leaders working for change?

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Roundup: There’s a Whole Lot of Protesting Going On

Everyone’s mad about something: a roundup of protests, and some reviews of 12th and Delaware, which premieres tonight.

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Forty Days of Protesting Birth Control: This is “Pro-Life?”

Hunter Stuart traveled to Wisconsin to report on anti-contraception protests at family planning clinics that do not provide abortions… ever. Also watch Hunter’s video report.

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