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I rarely have anything negative to say about any expansion of the welfare state, but the cynicism behind this is pretty gross. Under Georgia law, fetuses now have “full legal recognition” as living people. That means their parents can claim them as dependents on their tax returns — even before delivery. The state’s department of […]
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It’s just great that as the U.S. is going backwards on women’s rights that Latin America is moving ahead. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be falling behind such beacons of women’s rights as the most Catholic nations in the world? Latin America continues to push the limits of what is possible. Barely a month […]
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Above: If only There’s never good news when we are talking Texas politics. That very much includes its war on women. It’s possible that, even if Planned Parenthood is defunded at the federal level by current Republican efforts, funding might be restored by subsequent legislation. But Texas provides a startling example of how quickly the […]
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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 easy, and it’s especially difficult in a state hostile to abortion rights. That’s one of the reasons no one has attempted […]
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