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The Key to Unlocking the Youth Vote: Why Birth Control Is a Force Multiplier in the 2012 Election

Beginning this month, for the first time in the history of this country, access to no-copay birth control will be a reality for millions of young people across the country. To underscore this moment – or fail to maximize its transformative potential – would be a grave mistake.

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The Right to Vote Affects the Power to Choose: How Voter Suppression in 2012 Will Erode Reproductive Rights

The power to preserve and expand reproductive rights is inextricably tied the right to vote. But what is power if your ability to leverage it is stripped away?

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LPAC Launch – Women are Ready for Change!

Bilerico Project.

Yesterday we launched LPAC, the lesbian political action committee dedicated to giving lesbians a meaningful voice in politics.

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Who’s That Lady? A Look At Mitt Romney’s Potential Female V.P. Picks

Ann says her husband is considering a woman as a running mate.  So who does that mean is on the list?

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One Poll Indicates Obama’s Approval Down In Wisconsin Post-Recall

For the first time ever, at least according to one poll, Romney is now leading Obama in Wisconsin.  What happened?

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I Was Going To Write About The Presidential Election But Got Distracted By Something Shiny

This may be one of the most important elections that women will…oops…sparkly!

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Pelosi On Hillary 2016: “She’s Magnificent!”

More buzz for the potential first female president of the United States.

 

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Without Millions of Dollars in Wealth, Chronic Illness Can Destroy a Family. Does Mitt Romney Understand This? And Does He Care?

The Romney campaign is out with a new ad talking about Ann Romney’s Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis and her ‘soul mate’ Mitt’s reaction and subsequent handling of her chronic illness. Unfortunately it doesn’t say a word about what ‘President’ Romney would do for people with the illness. Not. One. Single. Word.

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Media and Politicians Reject “Women’s Issues,” but Voters Don’t

As women continue to be the swing voters come 2012, the media and candidates overlook them at their peril.

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New Networked Feminism Just Like the Old Networked Feminism: Organize or Die.

Back in the day, we talked and connected and networked to get organized. Today, led by my younger sisters, we are doing just the same. We didn’t “chit and chat.” We organized against the abuses of power, just as we do today. This is the best history report I could imagine reading during women’s history month. Let’s keep writing this report.

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