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2008 Election Reproductive Rights

Unearthing Common Ground: Why Reducing Abortions is Not the Goal

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Debra Haffner

The call to reduce unintended pregnancies is the right one. What we must focus on now are the means: sex education (not abstinence-only) and universal access to contraceptive services.

Prop 4 Threatens Teen Safety and Reproductive Rights

Judy Patrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judy Patrick

Prop 4 is part of a broader strategy by anti-choice activists to incrementally erode reproductive rights and access to quality reproductive healthcare.

"Sarah Palin Feminism" is Doublespeak for Sexism

Sarah Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Seltzer

While feminists believe in voting for a candidate based on what he or she will do for women, "Sarah Palin feminists" also believe that female voters will flock to Palin merely because she is a woman.

Bristol Palin, Mary Cheney and the Limits of Family Privacy

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Debra Haffner

Palin's family is asking for privacy, yet the policies of Palin's party do not protect the rights of American women to making their own private decisions about unintended pregnancies.

De-Regulation and Choice

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

As a society, we're willing to immunize cheats, liars, war criminals, and law breakers, but prosecute any physician who acknowledges a woman's constitutional right to seek remedy from an unwanted pregnancy.

What Goes on Inside "McCain's Clinic"?

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

It's surprising that more women aren't backing Obama given McCain's abysmal reproductive rights record.