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Here's a sneak peek at what a women's health clinic could look like if John McCain is elected president.

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.

Blogs

What's the bigger threat to American women: Republican policies or Anthony Weiner's sexual indiscretions?

August 13, 2013

As abortion access becomes increasingly limited in some states and countries, providing generous health and welfare provisions for women and children is vital.

August 13, 2013

The fake clinics posing as “crisis pregnancy centers” lie to women and shame them, and are supported by extreme politicians and sometimes even taxpayer dollars.

August 8, 2013

Republican leaders want to ban abortions after twenty weeks, but they don’t realize that many women need late abortions because GOP policies prevent them from getting the care they need earlier.

July 29, 2013

This week, caravans depart from New York City and San Francisco on an Abortion Rights Freedom Ride to defend the reproductive rights of women and protect some states’ last abortion clinics.

July 22, 2013

Step one: disdain and indifference. 

July 16, 2013

Correctional institutions collectively are the second largest provider of reproductive health services in the country—but most politicians and pundits ignore incarcerated women in the debates over the war on women.

July 9, 2013

More than 700 people have been arrested in the weekly “Moral Monday” protests in North Carolina.

July 9, 2013

In honor of the national day of action called for July 15 in solidarity with the women of Texas, hear from Katie Feyh, one of the people who was part of ‘the People’s Filibuster.’

July 8, 2013

State legislatures in Ohio and Texas have employed draconian tactics to bypass public debate on restrictive abortion measures.

July 2, 2013