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Buffer zone

At oral argument, members of the Supreme Court seemed suspicious that a thirty-five-foot buffer was necessary for safe entrance to reproductive health facilities.

Amid the bad news for women, the year had its bright moments.

Gift

Want to help Texas women? African AIDS orphans? Here's how.

Malalai Joya

US forces used the plight of Afghan women to justify war—but twelve years later, women are still suffering.

Madame Restell

Novelist Kate Manning richly reimagines Madame Restell as a defender of women from the horrors of poverty, male privilege and their own physiology.

Pro-choice protester

Thirty-seven years after Congress first ended Medicaid funding of abortion, a new coalition of abortion rights and reproductive justice groups is poised to fight back.

Mexico pro-choicer

After Mexico City liberalized its abortion law, a fierce backlash followed. Is its striking resemblance to the US “pro-life” movement a coincidence?  

anti-choice protesters

Think anti-abortion crazies are no longer wreaking havoc on clinics and providers? Think again.

Blogs

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

This campaign season has been extremely instructional—about what the Republican Party really thinks.

September 25, 2012