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When It Comes to Choice, Hillary Is the Only Choice

(532) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 11:02 AM

Forty three years ago next week, the Supreme Court declared abortion a fundamental right, and forever preserved a woman's right to make her own decisions about her health. Yet today, just two weeks before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican front-runner in that state has vowed to invalidate this Supreme Court...

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Republicans' Playbook on Women Gets Even Scarier

(1009) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 4:28 PM

Last week, Ted Cruz promoted the endorsement of Troy Newman, an anti-choice leader who has gone so far as to say that a perfectly biblical society would execute its abortion providers.

Let that sink in for a moment.

Ted Cruz is so thrilled that someone who...

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Jeb Bush Is 'Not Sure' We Need Women's Health Funding; I'm Not Sure We Need Jeb Bush

(223) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 11:49 AM

Jeb Bush said earlier this week that not only does he want to obliterate Planned Parenthood but he is “not sure we need half a billion dollars for women’s health issues” at all.

Ah, yes. “Women’s issues.” What a trivial distraction from the real issues facing America.

When women...

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Think the 'Personhood' Issue Is Over? Think Again

(38) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 3:37 PM

This piece was originally published at RH Reality Check.

Last year, Colorado voters defeated by a 2-1 margin a "personhood" amendment that aimed to outlaw all abortions and many forms of birth control. A similar bill in deep-red North Dakota also went down in...

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Take Me Back to the 21st Century!

(497) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 2:00 PM

Can we not go a week in America without a Republican candidate saying something idiotic and terrifying about women? We had Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin, currently a member of the House Science (!) Committee, explain that victims of "legitimate rape" are biologically incapable of becoming...

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A Fight That Matters

(84) Comments | Posted April 15, 2009 | 11:50 AM

When George W. Bush left office, it felt like everyone breathed a sigh of relief. After eight hard years, it seemed that sanity had returned to our country and, once again, the rule of law would reign supreme.

For those of us who believed that the dark days of President...

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