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It’s nice that Latin America is moving the right way on reproductive justice. That this is happening at the same time that a tiny of group of far-right Catholic extremists take over the American Supreme Court is the irony of ironies. But maybe we can send American women to Mexico or Colombia to save their […]
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Some props to the Netherlands. First, for this lovely message to our 45th POTUS. Second, and more significantly, for stepping up for women’s reproductive health. You probably heard that Trump reinstated–and expanded–the global gag rule, threatening the work (and funding) for health assistance to women worldwide. As well as this plays to his niche audience […]

Modern Heroes

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On May 25, 2016

I still maintain that some of the greatest heroes in the United States are those in the deepest red states fighting for reproductive rights. Opening an abortion clinic in the United States is never ea

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Media coverage of women’s reproductive issues relies heavily on male voices: “When it comes to stories about abortion and contraception, women’s voices are systematically stifled – as writers and as sources,” said Julie Burton, president of the Women’s Media Center. Burton noted, “In articles about elections and reproductive issues, men’s voices prevail, especially in coverage […]

That Pro-Life Hobby Lobby

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On July 29, 2014
Hobby Lobby puts its pro-life, pro-child policies into practice: When a very pregnant Felicia Allen applied for medical leave from her job at Hobby Lobby three years ago, one might think that the company best known for denying its employees insurance coverage of certain contraceptives—on the false grounds that they cause abortions—would show equal concern […]
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