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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.

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

Women were not the only ones left out of the last presidential debate. Here's what the next moderator should ask.

Akin’s theory of rape is monstrous. But he got it from a culture of rape apologetics that is not confined to one end of the political spectrum.

Obama bends over backwards to accommodate faith groups. It’s time for Democrats to champion separation of church and state instead.

A woman at an Occupy Boston protest

Why is it so hard to understand that women's rights are an economic issue?

Homeless child

Who will speak for the rights of the unborn now that Rick Santorum is gone from the race? 

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