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Hillary Clinton: 'The Government Has No Business' In Abortion Decisions

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton vowed during the third presidential debate Wednesday night to keep the government out of a woman’s...

Donald Trump's Supreme Court Would Overturn Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump said during the third presidential debate Wednesday night that his Supreme Court would overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 abortion r...

This Is What I Hear Every Time Hillary Speaks

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

If you can manage to ignore all the negative nonsense and partisan attacks and have followed Hillary's career knowing what she has accomplished over h...

How Phyllis Schlafly Turned Me Into A Radical Feminist Lesbian

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

Hearing the news that Phyllis Schlafly has passed away at the age of 92 brings up a bizarre memory that is burned into my brain. When I was in college...

Despite A Century Of Women's Rights Progress, Hillary Clinton Still Faces Outrageous Sexism

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Clinton will be our next president, adding another milestone to the ongoing battle for women's equality. But the sexist backlash won't end once she's inaugurated. The struggle must continue.

The Fight for Women's Equality

Mike Quigley | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Mike Quigley

Today, August 26, we celebrate Women's Equality Day - a day to commemorate the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting w...

"Grit & Grace"

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Brooke Bastinelli

Women, girls, and allies take heart Fathers raise daughters upon guardian shoulders Instead of stomping them underneath their boots As their forefathers did And some of their brothers still do

Where There's Smoke There's Fire: Trump's Campaign Is Burning

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

There has always been a truth to the idiom 'where there is smoke there is fire' and Donald Trump's statements and actions seem to be fanning a huge blaze. His entire campaign, as evidenced by the Republican convention, is geared to incite the worst in the American people and to scare them into voting for him.

Mike Pence: A Right-Wing Record On Steroids

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

Donald Trump's selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential nominee speaks volumes about just how dangerous a Trump Administration would be.

Supreme Court Is Really Done With Anti-Abortion Laws For A While

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

A day after the Supreme Court issued its most significant abortion ruling in decades, the justices declined to review a pair of cases that would've ke...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Smacks Down Future Abortion Laws In A Single Paragraph

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

In a 5-3 ruling on Monday, the United States Supreme Court struck down a pair of Texas abortion restrictions that would have shut down dozens of clini...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law, Breathing New Life Into Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court struck as unconstitutional part of a restrictive Texas statute that threatened to shutter half of the state's remainin...

It's The Supreme Court, Stupid

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Those who have studied the role of the Supreme Court in American life understand above all this November's election is about who will nominate and confirm the next Justices.

NARAL Pro-Choice Leadership Plays The Gender Card

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

When Donald Trump opened his mouth and announced that Hillary Clinton was "playing the woman card" in her quest for the presidency, he unleashed plenty of reaction.

'A More Perfect Union' Is at Hand if We Unite the Party behind Hillary Clinton

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

History is made! Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first woman to be the nominee of a major political Party in the United States. We have the opportunity ...

One Thing Trump's Not Flip-Flopping About: His Supreme Court Would 'Unpass' Roe

Brian Tashman | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Brian Tashman

On almost any given issue, Donald Trump has taken contradictory positions: He has said he wants to lower, raise and abolish the federal minimum wage, ...

Trump Says He'll Appoint Anti-Abortion Supreme Court Justices

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

Despite his wildly fluctuating stance on abortion rights over the years, presidential hopeful Donald Trump said on Tuesday that if elected, he would a...

Trump's Gaffe Bares the Truth About Re-criminalizing Abortion

James Heffernan | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

Donald Trump has freshly rattled conservatives by telling just such a truth about their longstanding effort to re-criminalize abortion.

Be Afraid -- Trump and Cruz Mean to Do You Harm

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Many of us who have fought for progress and people's rights all our lives never believed these ideas could gain traction here. Yet they have and they must be fought. Every one of us must speak out in a loud and clear voice and say NO!

Should a Woman Who Has an Abortion Be Punished?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should put Silverman's line of questioning to all candidates, not just those vying to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, as the election season heats up. It would help people understand what's at stake if abortion were to be outlawed or restricted. And what candidates think about it.

The Reckoning of 2016: The Supreme Court and Reproductive Rights

Richard North Patterson | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

Whether you support Bernie or Hillary, how many of you want Republicans to abolish freedom of reproductive choice? I thought so. But here's the kicker -- in much of the country, the GOP already has.

Abortions Should Never Be Like Russian Roulette

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

There was a great deal of consternation last week when Donald Trump suggested that women who undergo an abortion should be incarcerated. I share that consternation. But I also feel that consternation when Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and other men (always a man, never a woman) suggest that doctors who perform an abortion should be incarcerated.

Why Trump Bombed the Abortion Question

John A. Tures | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The real reason Trump took a stand that even anti-abortion groups don't support is because he's been fooled by some Republicans who imply that an overwhelming majority of Americans want to overturn Roe v. Wade.

How Justice Ginsburg Walked All Over Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a major abortion rights case with three women on the bench. Justices Ruth Ba...

Where Latino Voters Stand On Abortion, According To New Survey

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.01.2016 | Latino Voices

Debate over whether Latinos hold conservative views on abortion or not has been a point of contention for years. A new study, however, has found that ...