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It's going to take a concerted national effort to defeat the state's latest anti-choice ballot initiative.

Christian-right activists look at falling birthrates among whites and rising Muslim immigration in Europe and warn of a looming "demographic winter."

American movie-goers finally get to see Cristian Mungiu's stunning 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days.

The antiabortion movement has found a new face to exploit for political gain. And it's male.

Improving the sorry state of US reproductive health policy requires serious shifts within the women's movement and the abortion rights movement.

Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!

Two new books explore the possibilities and ethical complications of assisted reproductive technology.

Faced with a choice between facts and theology, antichoicers choose the latter every time.

New reproductive technologies that could allow the rich to become genetically richer and the poor even more disadvantaged are challenging progressives to take a fresh look at core principles.

Blogs

It’s time we retire the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being some king of panacea for financial instability.

July 30, 2012

The reaction on the right to the possibility of Condoleeza Rice as Romney’s running mate sent Mitt a clear message.  

July 15, 2012

Catholic hospitals net billions in federal funding—yet demand special public policy just for them. 

June 20, 2012

How can Republicans legislate something they’re too afraid to say?

June 15, 2012

North Dakota voters soundly reject a proposal to tear down the wall of separation between church and state. In so doing, they confirm popular distaste for the right-wing strategy of trying to stir religious fears.

June 13, 2012

The Virginia governor would be a leading contender for the Republican vice-presidential nomination if he hadn’t signed an extreme anti–abortion rights bill. 

June 11, 2012

On the third anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s death, let’s honor his memory by trusting women.

May 31, 2012

The anti-choice movement may be winning on labels, but they’re losing on the issues.

May 25, 2012

Being pregnant, I get a front-row seat to the gender-policing that happens before a baby’s even born.

May 24, 2012

House Republicans want to legislate a hierarchy of victimhood.

May 17, 2012