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McCain, Obama Worlds Apart on Safe Abortion Access

On access to safe, legal abortion, John McCain and Barack Obama could hardly be more different.

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby: The Candidates on Sex Ed, In Their Own Words

Comprehensive sex ed has become one of the most winnable reproductive health issues, for Democrats and pro-choice Republicans alike. Where do the candidates stand on sexuality education?

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Access to Birth Control, Under the Next President

Can I get a prescription for birth control from a doctor? Can I get contraception from a Title X program? Do I know how to use it? Some answers for you – depending upon either a McCain or an Obama administration.

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Candidates Favor Equal Pay, But How Do They Vote?

Pay discrimination, paid family and medical leave, and flexible work hours get little attention from pundits. But the candidates running for president have very different positions on these critical economic issues.

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Understanding the Issues: The Candidates on HIV/AIDS

While both presidential candidates say they want to combat HIV/AIDS, a comparison of the voting records and public statements shows John McCain has very few specifics to address the crisis.

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The Fate of Our Mothers: A Maternal Health Crisis

We all arrive through pregnancy. You’d think with this kind of reputation, prioritizing maternal health might be a no-brainer for governments. What about the United States? Will our presidential candidates address the plight of mothers worldwide in the first debate?

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Why Don’t the Candidates Speak Out on HIV?

News that African-Americans are just 12 percent of the population but 46 percent of new HIV infections should get the presidential candidates talking about HIV/AIDS. They’re not — so we went looking for their positions.

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