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“A Profound Disagreement:” Clinton Breaks the Political Sound Barrier

In a day to go down in history, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton broke the political sound barrier regard the word “abortion” and may well have forever changed the course of US policy.

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Roundup: Older Children Abandoned Under Law for Babies

In Nebraska older children abandoned under law for babies; Palin and Biden agree on gay rights at debate; McCain administration would be a setback for women; Bush puts popular California family planning program at risk; Complaints filed against Bloomberg for pregnancy bias; EU to offer 18 weeks of maternity leave; and more.

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Michigan Democrats Delay Anti-Abortion Bill

A symbolic bill designed to force Michigan state legislators to take a stand on certain abortion procedures failed to move last week, representing at least a momentary failure for an anti-abortion group pushing for its passage.

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Dude, Where Are My Reproductive Rights?

Dudely subculture — the smart-funny-cool-ironic hybrid that defines our age and has raised effective challenges to everything from Iraq war to the surveillance state — has been too silent when it comes to the rights of women that have been so viciously been eroded in the past eight years.

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Unborn Victims of Violence Bill: A Threat to Canadian Women

The “Unborn Victims of Crime” Act is far closer to becoming law in Canada than any pro-choice advocates would like to believe.

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Get Real! Sex-Ed Scarleteen Style

Heather Corinna brings Scarleteen's popular sexual health advice column to RH Reality Check! We call it Get Real! A sex-ed advice column for teens that reminds us all to never forget our "first" – real sex-ed that is.

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In Africa, Menstruation Can Be a Curse

Menstruation is perhaps one of the most ordinary individual female experiences but, in sub-Saharan Africa, the experience often impacts society as a whole negatively due to the absence of clean water, sanitation, and products to cope with menstrual flow.

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Huckabee “Eggs” on Conservatives in Colorado

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee endorsed Colorado’s “egg as a person” state ballot measure on Monday, but for whose benefit — Zygote Americans or his own dwindling political fortunes?

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