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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.

Demonized for decades by ideological foes on the right and left, the mother of the birth control movement is finally able to speak for herself.

Prochoice activists are taking a page from the right by applying a values-driven strategy designed to prevent abortions.

In Gonzalez v. Carhart, Justice Anthony Kennedy has utterly changed the course of abortion jurisprudence.

The Supreme Court's recent antichoice decision shows how deeply
disinformation has seeped into the abortion debate.

Newcomer Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito showed their true stripes by supporting a landmark late-term abortion ban.

Thanks to a thoughtful grassroots campaign, voters in South Dakota rejected a draconian abortion ban.

The electoral process worked for pro-choice advocates in South Dakota,
overturning an abortion ban with a grassroots appeal to keep the government out of citizens' personal lives.

Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood's new president, leads an
organization searching for new national strategies, as a crucial vote in
South Dakota tests its grassroots clout.

An initiative that seeks to overturn South Dakota's draconian ban on abortion will
have implications in states across the country.

Blogs

You can save the babies or you can save the budget, but you can’t do both.

December 10, 2012

Don't let abortion laws kill any more women. 

November 15, 2012

Who is more valuable, a living woman or a dying fetus? The Catholic Church has given its answer, and Savita Halapannavar is dead.

November 14, 2012

We need a choice, not an echo—especially on “legitimate rape.”

November 10, 2012

Did women’s silence on “private” issues like abortion and sexual assault tank the GOP?

November 8, 2012

Women voters said “buh-bye” to extreme GOP misogynists.

November 7, 2012

Will Romney and Ryan be held accountable for their proposed rollback of women’s rights?

October 22, 2012

“If you don't trust me with my body, why should I trust you with my country?”

October 18, 2012

The vice-presidential debate gave us a prominent Catholic politician going on record that faith and respect for women’s own decision-making don’t have to be opposed.

October 12, 2012

Women need to put personhood before parenthood.

October 5, 2012