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

New reproductive technologies that could allow the rich to become genetically richer and the poor even more disadvantaged are challenging progressives to take a fresh look at core principles.

Demonized for decades by ideological foes on the right and left, the mother of the birth control movement is finally able to speak for herself.

Prochoice activists are taking a page from the right by applying a values-driven strategy designed to prevent abortions.

In Gonzalez v. Carhart, Justice Anthony Kennedy has utterly changed the course of abortion jurisprudence.

The Supreme Court's recent antichoice decision shows how deeply
disinformation has seeped into the abortion debate.

Newcomer Supreme Court Justices John Roberts and Samuel Alito showed their true stripes by supporting a landmark late-term abortion ban.

Thanks to a thoughtful grassroots campaign, voters in South Dakota rejected a draconian abortion ban.

The electoral process worked for pro-choice advocates in South Dakota,
overturning an abortion ban with a grassroots appeal to keep the government out of citizens' personal lives.

Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood's new president, leads an
organization searching for new national strategies, as a crucial vote in
South Dakota tests its grassroots clout.

Blogs

The term “rape insurance” does a disservice to women—and to the reproductive justice movement.

December 12, 2013

Few people know that Mandela was a global leader on reproductive freedom.

December 9, 2013

Based on two years of undercover research, MOM BABY GOD explores the student arm of the anti-choice movement.

December 6, 2013

These cases are not about religious freedom or employers rights. Theyre about misogyny.

November 26, 2013

Texas Equal Access fund Executive Director Merritt Tierce says the fight against Texas’ new abortion laws will continue and intensify.

November 5, 2013

The acclaimed documentary turns an compassionate lens on a complicated, multi-faceted issue. 

November 5, 2013

A 16-year-old woman in Nebraska has been forced to carry a child to birth by a court—we must stop punishing young women for their bodies and let them make their own choices.

October 7, 2013

Anti-choice Republicans are using the threat of a government shutdown to—surprise, surprise—renew their attacks on women.

September 30, 2013

Spread the word about the new fight for expanded abortion access and the need to repeal the Hyde Amendment. 

September 30, 2013

Women’s reproductive health isn’t just about what is covered in mainstream media.

August 27, 2013