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Under the guise of deficit reduction, Republicans intend to not only nix family planning services but also steer women away from the workforce with compulsory motherhood.

Progressive service organizations connect real world needs to Beltway advocacy and lobbying. Conservatives fear and loathe that.

John Boehner and Eric Cantor

Not content with depriving women of reproductive healthcare, House Republicans want to starve them and their children too.

The War on Women's Futures

The ultimate aim of the GOP's social agenda is to force women back into the home.

The Nation's Chris Hayes says that taking away Planned Parenthood's funding will only deny millions of women vital reproductive care. The Daily Show's Kristen Schaal says that may not be enough for right-wingers.

A sting operation, plus movement on a bill to defund the healthcare provider? It's no coincidence that they're happening right at the same time.

If an Institute of Medicine–appointed committee says yes, health insurance plans could be required to cover birth control free of charge for policyholders.

Older and younger feminists don't clash over ideas, but about power and visibility in the movement, says Katha Pollitt.

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