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Laura Bassett

'Susan B. Anthony And Frederick Douglass' Anti-Abortion Bill Angers Civil Rights Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Minority and women's civil rights groups, including the NAACP, criticized GOP lawmakers on Tuesday for using Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony -...

Laura Bassett

Personhood Campaign Compares Abortion To Slavery

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Mississippi voters dealt a huge blow to the national "personhood" campaign on Tuesday when they voted down a measure that would have granted legal rig...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Rick Santorum Ties Planned Parenthood To Racism, Eugenics Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Likely Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was a fervent crusader against abortion rights while in the Senate and told repor...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Movement Targets Black Women In Latest Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

On March 29, Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always launched a billboard campaign on the South Side of Chicago that features a picture of Preside...

Compromising Funding Is Compromising Women's Lives (VIDEO)

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

By Jasmine Burnett, Regional Coordinator for SisterSong Women Of Color Reproductive Justice Collective The Planned Parenthood New York March for Wome...

Black Abortion: Genocide or Uplift?

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

2010-11-30-Screenshot20101130at6.46.43PM.jpgAs a volunteer who escorts patients into an abortion clinic to "fend off" protesters, I routinely meet the people who compare abortion to slavery and worse.

Are Black Children An "Endangered Species"?

Reproductive Justice | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The black community is the frequent testing ground for bad legislation and restrictive medical policies. But this time, according to sponsors and anti-abortionists, its purpose is to stop discrimination -- before birth.