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Health reform promises support for comprehensive care. That promise plainly does not extend to women who depend on public funds and seek abortions.

If Republicans don't have much hope of derailing healthcare reform, they still have a shot at seriously limiting women's access to affordable reproductive healthcare.

More and more experts now say that climate change and population increase should be viewed together. Local politicians in developing countries often try to heat up the issue.

Christian agencies lavish support services on pregnant women--if they give up their babies.

The abortion provider and hero knew enough to trust women. The same can't be said for the male pundits who are dominating the debate.

Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

A look at the media's response to Dr. George Tiller's murder and what pro-choice organizations need to do moving forward.

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by the parallels.

Prochoice groups declared Monday a national day of mourning following the murder of Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions who was long a target of antiabortion zealots.

Reducing unintended pregnancies is an urgent priority for African-Americans.

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It’s time we retire the idea of single mothers as being the root of economic inequality, and marriage being some king of panacea for financial instability.

July 30, 2012

The reaction on the right to the possibility of Condoleeza Rice as Romney’s running mate sent Mitt a clear message.  

July 15, 2012

Catholic hospitals net billions in federal funding—yet demand special public policy just for them. 

June 20, 2012

How can Republicans legislate something they’re too afraid to say?

June 15, 2012

North Dakota voters soundly reject a proposal to tear down the wall of separation between church and state. In so doing, they confirm popular distaste for the right-wing strategy of trying to stir religious fears.

June 13, 2012

The Virginia governor would be a leading contender for the Republican vice-presidential nomination if he hadn’t signed an extreme anti–abortion rights bill. 

June 11, 2012

On the third anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s death, let’s honor his memory by trusting women.

May 31, 2012

The anti-choice movement may be winning on labels, but they’re losing on the issues.

May 25, 2012

Being pregnant, I get a front-row seat to the gender-policing that happens before a baby’s even born.

May 24, 2012

House Republicans want to legislate a hierarchy of victimhood.

May 17, 2012