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"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 ...

The Future Of Abortion Rests On How One Man Wants To Go Down In History

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican-appointed Supreme Court justices have written some of the most consequential words about reproductive rights since 1973...

5 Things That Are More Lethal Than Legal Abortion

Michelle Tang | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Michelle Tang

If you assume that the 7 women per year that die from complications due to legal abortion are spread equally throughout the 50 states, Texas is legislating to save one-seventh of one women per year from legal abortion at the cost of 100 Texan women per year that die when abortion is illegal.

This Lawyer's First Supreme Court Case Just Decided The Fate Of Abortion Rights

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

In February, The Huffington Post profiled Stephanie Toti as she was preparing to lead the oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. On ...

How GOP Obstruction of Scalia's Replacement Could Backfire

Andy Schmookler | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

Their immediate, unjustified, and wholly partisan warning to the president not to nominate a successor to Scalia was disgraceful. It reveals the Republicans' utter commitment to their own power, regardless of how it shreds the American political tradition.

Texas vs. Women's Reproductive Rights

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.07.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

What happens in Texas may not stay in Texas -- a good reason for women across the United States to be concerned. The Supreme Court has been asked t...

'No Más Bebés' and the Continued Pursuit to Control the Bodies of Poor Women of Color in the US

Elena Gutierrez | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Elena Gutierrez

Population control laws like CalWorks adopt an underlying premise that poor women and women of color cannot be trusted to fully control their own reproductive health choices, and that government-sanctioned coercion is an acceptable policy framework.