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‘Winning Lies Not in a Single Victory,’ Writes Author of Buoyant New Book on Activism

An inspiring—if perhaps overly optimistic—book, When We Fight We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, showcases six areas in which progressive shifts have already happened or are possible thanks to long-range activism and political vision.

An inspiring—if perhaps overly optimistic—book, When We Fight We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, showcases six areas in which progressive shifts have already happened or are possible thanks to long-range activism and political vision.

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North Carolina Republicans Demand Abortion Patients’ Ultrasounds

A North Carolina law requiring doctors who perform abortions after the 16th week of pregnancy to submit ultrasounds to state officials went into effect January 1.

A North Carolina law requiring doctors who perform abortions after the 16th week of pregnancy to submit ultrasounds to state officials went into effect January 1.

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California’s Proposed Budget Upholds ‘Racist, Sexist, Classist’ Policy

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.

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ACLU: Catholic Hospitals Illegally Denying Women Contraception

The lawsuit is the latest in a conflict over whether Catholic hospitals can prevent doctors from performing certain types of reproductive health services while receiving state and federal funding.

The lawsuit is the latest in a conflict over whether Catholic hospitals can prevent doctors from performing certain types of reproductive health services while receiving state and federal funding.

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Advocates Push for Dignity in Supreme Court Anti-Abortion Law Case

More than 40 "friend of the court" briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.

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South Carolina Bill Targets Viagra to Get People Talking About Anti-Choice Laws

Like in many states with GOP-majority legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers in South Carolina have made life very difficult for those seeking abortions.

Like in many states with GOP-majority legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers in South Carolina have made life very difficult for those seeking abortions.

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Federal Court Blocks Arkansas GOP’s Medication Abortion Restrictions

The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.

The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.

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Onslaught of Anti-Choice Bills to Come in 2016

Missouri lawmakers, for example, pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

Missouri lawmakers, for example, have pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Minors’ Access to Abortion Care

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

New rules issued by the Texas Supreme Court are designed to make it impossible for minors to access an abortion, advocates claim.

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Attacks on Abortion Rights Continued in 2015, Ensnaring Family Planning Funding and Fetal Tissue Research

The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.

The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.

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