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Prochoicers have been taking one for the team for too long now. Enough already.

Two anti-choice amendments considered by the Senate Finance Committee today were soundly defeated.

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.

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The strategic shift from calling women murderers to labeling them victims of abortion will never work, because we understand that in either case our health and rights are beside the point.

March 18, 2014

A reporter interviews a young woman about her contraceptive choices. 

March 18, 2014

There are countless brilliant writers and activists TED Talks could invite to speak about abortion.  

February 14, 2014

TED claims that they welcome discussion of “abortion as a social justice issue.” Let‘s hold them to it.

February 14, 2014

A Kansas bill to allow segregation against gay people shows us where the right’s conception of religious liberty leads. 

February 14, 2014

The right-wing “CookieCott” is about a lot more than Thin Mints.

February 6, 2014

A searing New Yorker story about a rogue abortion provider shows that unsafe abortion has persisted in post-Roe America—likely because of anti-abortion regulations.

February 4, 2014

The state is moving forward with a secretive overhaul of licensing requirements that place exceptional burdens on women and providers. 

January 27, 2014

The conservative Times columnist thinks liberals should agree to restrict abortion in order to fight family inequality. He’s wrong—and he probably knows it. 

January 27, 2014

Because the “War on Women” worked so well last time.

January 23, 2014