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  • June 26, 2003

    Missed Conception

    Hawaii recently became the fifth state to make emergency contraception, also known as the morning-after pill, available directly from pharmacists. This is far from a small regulatory change.

    Kirsten Moore

  • June 12, 2003

    Chipping Away at Roe

    Congress has once again passed a bill banning "partial-birth abortion." It's not the first time. President Clinton vetoed similar bans in 1996 and 1997.

    Wendy Chavkin

  • May 29, 2003

    Far From Heaven

    During the early years of the civil rights revolution, Theodore Bilbo, the ferocious segregationist senator from Mississippi, published a book titled Take Your Choice: Separation or Mongreli

    Michael Lind

  • May 1, 2003

    Freedom of Choice Talking Points

    Though polls consistently show a majority of Americans supporting freedom of choice, abortion rights are facing their greatest attack since the Supreme Court decision Roe V.

    Jonah Engle

  • May 1, 2003

    Sodomy for Some

    So it looks like Rick Santorum won't go the way of Trent Lott.

    Richard Kim


  • April 3, 2003

    In the Waiting Room

    "We are in a funding emergency today," read the e-mail from the New York Abortion Access Fund.

    Katha Pollitt

  • April 3, 2003

    The Naked and the Red

    Led by a former Boeing machinist, Las Vegas exotic dancers are talking union.

    Marc Cooper

  • January 23, 2003

    A Win at Cracker Barrel

    A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that runs near my house.

    M.V. Lee Badgett

  • January 22, 2003

    Roe in Rough Waters

    Thirty years later, abortion's political terrain is more complicated than ever.

    Jennifer Baumgardner

  • January 16, 2003

    Christian Soldiers on the March

    Bush's handpicked delegates disrupt global conferences on women's rights.

    Jennifer Block