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Hobby-Nobbing: Company Men and Republicans Attack Privacy This Election

Hans Johnson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Less than a century ago, in 1920, Tennessee lawmakers ratified the 19th Amendment that allowed American women the right to vote in federal elections. The current drive by Republicans and corporate allies to uproot safeguards for privacy and women's rights undermines that legacy.

Federal Judge Will Not Block State Rules Limiting Use Of Abortion Drugs

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — The most stringent restrictions in the nation on the use of abortion drugs were allowed to take effect Tuesday by a federal judge's r...

Judge Strikes Down Idaho Abortion Restrictions

AP | TODD DVORAK and REBECCA BOONE | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has struck down Idaho's law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on beliefs held by physicians and...

John Celock

Another State's Legislators Asked To Ban 'Home Abortion Kits' | John Celock | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

A national anti-abortion group's questionnaire to Kansas legislative candidates asking them to ban "home abortion kits" has been sent to state legisla...

Denying Women Their Rights, Criminalizing Doctors

Anu Kumar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Anu Kumar

Having been successful in creating onerous barriers to abortion -- technically still a legal procedure in the United States -- at the state level, anti-abortion activists continue their assault.

Rationing Our Rights

Ken Blackwell | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

They said it would never lead to rationing. But rationing is already here. Under the latest assault by the Obama administration, they are rationing ou...

Man Seeks Justice After Daughter's Abortion Death

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.05.2012 | San Francisco

On September 17, 2003, Monty Patterson rushed to ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, Calif., where his 18-year-old daughter, Holly, was suffering...

RU-486 Abortion Drug To Be Allowed In Italy Despite Vatican's Protests

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Italy has approved the use of the abortion drug RU-486, capping years of debate and defying opposition from the Vatican, which warned of ...

Tainted Chinese Drug Scandal Linked To U.S. Abortion Pill

New York Times | AKE HOOKER and WALT BOGDANICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A huge state-owned Chinese pharmaceutical company that exports to dozens of countries, including the United States, is at the center of a nationwide d...