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Hillary Clinton has unequivocally stated that all women around the world must have the right to abortion. Will Obama confirm that position at the G8 summit this weekend?

We blame girls—but it's the boys who are sabotaging attempts at safer sex, studies suggest.

John Nichols explains why he is excited about the possibilities for progressive reform to the healthcare bill.

African-American children face threats to their survival, and African-American women are confronted with challenges to their capacity to parent healthy children. But shaming misinformation campaigns do nothing to address these problems.

Virginia's governor repeals protection against sexual discrimination and may cut funding to Planned Parenthood.

The trouble with protesting the Tim Tebow ad: all most people see is pro-choicers trying to shut up a brave mother and her son.

Judge Warren Wilbert has ruled that Scott Roeder, confessed killer of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, couldn't be considered for lesser crimes than first-degree murder. Today he was convicted.

The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.

Blogs

Pundits say Mitt has damaged his brand among women and Latinos. Not so fast. 

March 18, 2012

Jeff Sachs, who promises he’d lead the World Bank to a new era, proposes more of the same—plus population control. That’s taking us to a new era of Malthus.

March 16, 2012

Let’s use this moment not only to defend what we have but demand what we don’t.

March 15, 2012

A bill in Arizona would require women who want contraception coverage to prove that they are taking it for reasons other than pregnancy prevention.

March 15, 2012

Progressives can’t afford to focus on one side over the other.

March 15, 2012

Widespread use of the Pill for family planning purposes has allowed women to flood the workforce.

March 14, 2012

Frank Bruni responds to novelist Paul Theroux’s worries about language police.

March 13, 2012

Republicans in Congress are debating a bill that would make it harder for young women to access abortion services. 

March 8, 2012

For the right wing, when the topic is anything remotely connected to female sexuality, every woman is a slut.

March 5, 2012