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Laura Bassett

Peace Corps Rape Survivors Ask Congress For Fair Abortion Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Christine Carcano joined the Peace Corps in 2011, two months after graduating from college, because she wanted to travel the world and promote public ...

The State of the Union Is the State of America's Women

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Inequality threatens the state of our union. Tackling it requires a multi-issue agenda that takes into account the factors that work against equality for women and others disproportionately affected.

Dear Women of Means, Support Abortion Funds Today

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact

By Atima Omara-Alwala, Women's eNews (WOMENSENEWS) -- New immigrant Lana gets a job and puts down a deposit on a tiny apartment in the metro Washin...

It's (Not) the Economy, Stupid

Kirsten Moore | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Kirsten Moore

Americans want Congress to create jobs and fire up the economy, so yesterday the House of Representatives passed new restrictions on abortion -- restrictions that will affect millions. Can we connect these dots?!

Laura Bassett

Kansas Restrictions on Private Abortion Coverage Are Challenged In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a new Kansas law that bans the coverage of abortion as part of standar...

Abortion Foes Capitalize On Health Care Law

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Abortion opponents fought passage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul to the bitter end, and now that it's the law, th...

Orrin Hatch Will Introduce Abortion Restrictions In Senate Health Bill

Politics Daily | Patricia Murphey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) told Politics Daily Tuesday that he plans to introduce an amendment to the Senate health care reform bill similar to the ame...

Bart Stupak: Abortion Amendment Unlikely To Prevail In Senate

Detroit Free Press | Todd Spangler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michigan's Bart Stupak, the Democratic congressman who set off a firestorm of controversy with an amendment restricting abortion coverag...

Anti-Abortion Amendment Revealed: Democrat Senator Ben Nelson Introduces New, Stricter Language

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With time growing short, Senate Democratic liberals are seeking expansion of two large federal programs, Medicare and Medicaid, as ...