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 Margaret Sanger’s Brownsville Clinic

Margaret Sanger’s legacy continues to haunt debates about abortion and family planning.

With Karen Handel's resignation, online feminism's victory against the giant cancer charity is complete.

Pinkwashing

The controversy provided a long-overdue spotlight on the difference between feminism as a brand and feminism as a political movement.

Barack Obama

Shouldn't it be obvious that birth control coverage is about women's health, not “religious freedom”?

Pro-choice protest in Mexico

In just two years, half the country’s states have passed extreme fetal-rights amendments.

As governor of Texas, Rick Perry has deliberately and systematically bankrupted state-provided healthcare for low income and uninsured women.

President Barack Obama with Cardinal Sean O'Malley

The president must decide what is more important: pandering to the Catholic hierarchy or protecting women's health.

Rick Perry

How the Texas governor launched an assault on Planned Parenthood and women’s health.

Baltimore and New York are requiring crisis pregnancy centers to disclose basic information about their services. But some judges say these ordinances violate the First Amendment.

Blogs

After Wendy Davis’s successful filibuster of SB5, the Texas legislature returns for a second attempt to restrict abortion and reproductive rights.

July 1, 2013

Why Texas Democrats should take this one seriously.

June 30, 2013

Her eleven-hour filibuster blocked the passage of a draconian abortion ban—and awakened a pro-choice sleeping giant.

June 26, 2013

SB5 would have forced thirty-seven of the forty-two abortion clinics in Texas to shut down.

June 26, 2013

Fighting back against the GOP's all-out assault on reproductive rights.

June 25, 2013

Our reproductive rights are still in danger.

June 20, 2013

The House voted to ban abortions after twenty weeks—which, if it became law, would be blatantly unconstitutional.

June 19, 2013

Here’s what you can do to help save Beatriz, the victim of “pro-life” orthodoxy on overdrive.

May 30, 2013

Susan B. Anthony fought her whole life for women’s rights. Now a group using her name wants to win elections to roll them back.

May 22, 2013

SBA is the anti-choice movement’s latest ploy to convince American women that less rights mean progress.

May 22, 2013