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Subject to Debate

Katha Pollitt

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.

Why exactly did the telegenic Cambodian campaigner use fake trafficking victims to raise philanthropic cash from Westerners? And when will Nicholas Kristof ever learn?

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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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