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The abortion provider and hero knew enough to trust women. The same can't be said for the male pundits who are dominating the debate.

Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

A look at the media's response to Dr. George Tiller's murder and what pro-choice organizations need to do moving forward.

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by the parallels.

Prochoice groups declared Monday a national day of mourning following the murder of Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions who was long a target of antiabortion zealots.

Reducing unintended pregnancies is an urgent priority for African-Americans.

On paper Brazil's abortion ban has a rape exception, but in reality victims are denied choice.

With little fanfare, Obama has reversed one of the most damaging GOP policies ever visited on developing nations, which deprived millions of women of family planning services.

Finally, a prochoice president. Here are five ways to solidify his position.

Attorney Sarah Weddington discusses the impact this election could have on reproductive rights.

Blogs

Winning on abortion rights means talking—and listening—to voters in a new way.

April 16, 2014

California is known for protecting a woman’s right to choose. Will this be the year the state extends that same right to poor women?

April 8, 2014

Hayes has no sympathy for the ’neanderthalish‘ views of sportscasters who opposte paternity leave for male athletes. 

April 7, 2014

Contributor Jessica Valenti says farewell to The Nation.

April 7, 2014

There’s always a cauldron of crazy simmering just beneath the surface of our ‘rational’ lives. 

April 1, 2014

The Catholic directives would leave just one OB-GYN in the city of Bartlesville who can prescribe contraception for birth control purposes.

March 31, 2014

If the Supreme Court rules that corporations have the right to free exercise of religion in the Hobby Lobby case, what happens to civil rights law? 

March 25, 2014

The strategic shift from calling women murderers to labeling them victims of abortion will never work, because we understand that in either case our health and rights are beside the point.

March 18, 2014

A reporter interviews a young woman about her contraceptive choices. 

March 18, 2014

There are countless brilliant writers and activists TED Talks could invite to speak about abortion.  

February 14, 2014