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Abortion Is a Necessary Social Good; Edited Videos and False Accusations Don’t Change That

I still believe that all people deserve access to the comprehensive reproductive health care that is right for them and their families, regardless of the edited videos being released by anti-choice organizations.

I still believe that all people deserve access to the comprehensive reproductive health care that is right for them and their families, regardless of the edited videos being released by anti-choice organizations.

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Jindal Uses Misleading Video to Investigate Planned Parenthood

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood and moved to block the organization from building a reproductive health-care facility.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood and moved to block the organization from building a reproductive health-care facility.

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Obama Administration Notches Another Win in Fight Over Contraception Coverage

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the Obama administration another decisive win in its fight to expand contraception coverage.

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the Obama administration another decisive win in its fight to expand contraception coverage.

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Louisiana Lawmakers Promise to Propose ‘Abortion Pill Reversal’ Legislation

Louisiana state lawmakers discussed their anti-choice legislative strategy for 2016 at the 45th annual National Right to Life Convention. (L-R): Rep. Frank Hoffmann (R-West Monroe), Rep. Julie Stokes (R-Kenner), Sen. Ben Nevers (D-Bogalusa), Rep. Scott Simon (R-Abita Springs), Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-Monore), Rep. Lenar Whitney (R-Houma), and (far right) Rep. Mike Johnson (R-Bossier City).

Anti-choice Louisiana state lawmakers are eager to introduce a new law that would force abortion providers to inform patients of a so-called abortion-pill-reversal technique.

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‘Hobby Lobby’ Is About Blocking Contraception Access, Not Religious Liberty

Hobby Lobby supporters claim that they aren't out to take away contraception, just to keep religious employers from paying for it. Now that the Obama administration has made that possible, however, they are still throwing fits.

Hobby Lobby supporters claim that they aren’t out to take away contraception, just to keep religious employers from paying for it. Now that the Obama administration has made that possible, however, they are still throwing fits.

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Lawsuit Challenges Refusal to Issue Marriage Licenses in Kentucky

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

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More Religiously Affiliated Nonprofits Ask Roberts Court to Step Into Birth Control Fight

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer's rights.

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer’s rights.

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Compete Over Anti-Choice Credentials

Republican presidential candidates spoke last week at the National Right to Life Convention in New Orleans, each making the case as to why they will be the best candidate to fight abortion access if they win the White House.

Republican presidential candidates spoke last week at the National Right to Life Convention in New Orleans, each making the case as to why they will be the best candidate to fight abortion access if they win the White House.

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Advocates Fight to Keep Tuscaloosa Abortion Clinic Open

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.

Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.

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Watching the U.S. Women’s National Team Win Drove Home Decades of Fighting for Dignity

There I sat when the game was called, making a sound like a barking seal as I sobbed. I knew at that moment we had reached a tipping point in the fight for gender equity and against LGBTQ discrimination, one that in my 30-plus years as a feminist and as an athlete I hadn't been sure I would ever see.

There I sat when the game was called, making a sound like a barking seal as I sobbed. I knew at that moment we had reached a tipping point in the fight for gender equity and against LGBTQ discrimination, one that in my 30-plus years as a feminist and as an athlete I hadn’t been sure I would ever see.

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