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Woman at a protest

After the 2012 elections, women in Washington have a long to-do list—and it doesn’t stop at reproductive rights.

Pro-choice protest

Planned Parenthood has concluded that “choice” is not always the best rallying cry. But it can still pack a punch.

Prochoice protest

After taking some hits, the movement for abortion rights is pushing back—and has some new tricks up its sleeve.

Advertisement for abortion in South Africa

Long waits and too few providers are consigning more and more women to illegal abortions.

Ross Douthat

The New York Times columnist is so obsessed with women’s fertility, it’s too bad he can’t get pregnant himself.

A protester holds a picture of Savita Halappanavar

Her death is a warning: It could happen here.

Let’s get real: an abortion ban exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the woman would account for less than 7 percent of abortions that happen in America each year.

Mitt Romney

What Romney may privately believe is far less important than the bargains he has made with the far-right Christian base of his party.

Outrageous GOP attacks on women could result in a repeat of the 1992 phenomenon, which saw an upsurge in women elected to Congress.

Blogs

Few people know that Mandela was a global leader on reproductive freedom.

December 9, 2013

Based on two years of undercover research, MOM BABY GOD explores the student arm of the anti-choice movement.

December 6, 2013

These cases are not about religious freedom or employers rights. Theyre about misogyny.

November 26, 2013

Texas Equal Access fund Executive Director Merritt Tierce says the fight against Texas’ new abortion laws will continue and intensify.

November 5, 2013

The acclaimed documentary turns an compassionate lens on a complicated, multi-faceted issue. 

November 5, 2013

A 16-year-old woman in Nebraska has been forced to carry a child to birth by a court—we must stop punishing young women for their bodies and let them make their own choices.

October 7, 2013

Anti-choice Republicans are using the threat of a government shutdown to—surprise, surprise—renew their attacks on women.

September 30, 2013

Spread the word about the new fight for expanded abortion access and the need to repeal the Hyde Amendment. 

September 30, 2013

Women’s reproductive health isn’t just about what is covered in mainstream media.

August 27, 2013

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

August 13, 2013