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Here's a sneak peek at what a women's health clinic could look like if John McCain is elected president.

It's going to take a concerted national effort to defeat the state's latest anti-choice ballot initiative.

Christian-right activists look at falling birthrates among whites and rising Muslim immigration in Europe and warn of a looming "demographic winter."

American movie-goers finally get to see Cristian Mungiu's stunning 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days.

The antiabortion movement has found a new face to exploit for political gain. And it's male.

Improving the sorry state of US reproductive health policy requires serious shifts within the women's movement and the abortion rights movement.

Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!

Two new books explore the possibilities and ethical complications of assisted reproductive technology.

Faced with a choice between facts and theology, antichoicers choose the latter every time.

Blogs

As we mark the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, how far have we come? And how far do we have to go?

February 6, 2013

Regardless of politics, nobody wants to wake up to the sound of “baby killers!”

February 5, 2013

Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert, chief sponsor of potentially the most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the country, has friends in high places. 

February 1, 2013

Jessica Valenti speaks to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Texas about anger, activism, and reproductive rights.

January 30, 2013

Katha’s readers respond to her column on Planned Parenthood’s move away from the label “pro-choice.”

January 28, 2013

On bloggingheads.tv, Nation columnist Katha Pollitt breaks down the meaning of "pro-choice" and the direction of the pro-choice movement.

January 23, 2013

Accessing an abortion has increasingly become the province of the well to do.

January 22, 2013

In the face of a continuing right-wing assault in both legislatures and clinic corridors, the only thing to do is fight back.

January 18, 2013

Days ahead of the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood's powerful video illustrates how the pro-choice and pro-life labels don’t reflect the complexity of the conversation about abortion, and the way that Americans—especially young people—think and talk about abortion today.

January 15, 2013

The state-level right-wing agenda will continue to hit poor women on all fronts.

January 8, 2013