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An initiative that seeks to overturn South Dakota's draconian ban on abortion will
have implications in states across the country.

NARAL ProChoice America wants its sisters in Connecticut to support Joe Lieberman. Are they out of their minds?

In South Dakota, prochoicers are fighting back with a bipartisan
initiative challenging the abortion ban and a grassroots effort
that has put progressive Native American women on the ballot.

Before the South Dakota legislature passed landmark legislation banning
abortion, it commissioned an objective study of the issue. The result,
a flawed and one-sided report, could fuel the fight to challenge the
law in court.

In his captivating new book Absolute Convictions, Eyal Press explores the links between his hometown's post-Vietnam decline and its emergence as a battlefield in the national crusade against abortion.

Relishing Samuel Alito's impact on the Supreme Court, pro-life bloggers
are already laying strategies to win hearts and minds in a transformed
legal landscape.

As prochoicers seek to reframe their arguments, injecting more moralism
into the antiabortion debate will not keep abortion legal and
accessible.

What's at stake for women if Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US
Supreme Court? Reproductive rights are only the tip of the iceberg.

Tsunami. Hurricane. Earthquake. War. Poverty. Injustice. It's been a
tough year, but here's a list of extraordinary groups who deserve a
place on your holiday gift list.

If Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US Supreme Court, his impact on
limiting reproductive rights would be certain and swift, due to his
record and to two key abortion rights cases making their way to the
Supreme Court.

Blogs

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