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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

These groups are already making a difference for women, victims of war, disease and violence—but they can do more with your help.

They aren’t very interested in compromise, or birth control—or, for that matter, in engaging much with pro-choicers.

What would your abortion compromise look like? What will you do for pregnant women who can’t afford a child? And more.

California’s affirmative consent law isn’t actually all that radical.

What is wrong with the men at the helm of the movement?

Who today would argue publicly that women aren’t funny?

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

There’s no telling how far religious exemptions will go under Justice Alito’s ruling.

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Katha Pollitt
Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the...

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