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Two anti-choice amendments considered by the Senate Finance Committee today were soundly defeated.

Health reform promises support for comprehensive care. That promise plainly does not extend to women who depend on public funds and seek abortions.

If Republicans don't have much hope of derailing healthcare reform, they still have a shot at seriously limiting women's access to affordable reproductive healthcare.

More and more experts now say that climate change and population increase should be viewed together. Local politicians in developing countries often try to heat up the issue.

Christian agencies lavish support services on pregnant women--if they give up their babies.

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.

Blogs

If women ever need permission slips from their employers for birth control, here’s what it could look like. 

March 1, 2012

Democrats held a hearing on Capitol Hill today to hear about women that have been denied contraceptive access by a religious institution.

February 23, 2012

Why is the Republican party resorting to hypocritical attempts to dictate American values?

February 23, 2012

Recent commentary demonstrates why Rick Santorum’s backward sexual politics are so appealing to Republicans.

February 20, 2012

Challenging the Republican men who are waging the War on Women.  

February 15, 2012

It’s time that we realize the culture war is good for progressives.

February 13, 2012

Does the US Conference of Catholic Bishops care more about playing politics than serving Catholics?

February 10, 2012

Standing up for our principles and refusing to let the right-wing echo chamber define the debate—it works.

February 7, 2012

In the slow motion destruction of Susan G. Komen, VP Karen Handel may be the only one who got what she really wanted.

February 7, 2012

If Komen thinks it can replace its base with anti-choice activists, it will dwindle and die.

February 3, 2012