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Last Sunday was Mother's Day, a Hallmark holiday as fraught with ambivalence as any. As I read friends' tributes to their living or dead mothers on Facebook, I wondered why I never really cared ...
by ramara
Comment Count 81 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 05:08 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
On Thursday, the House voted to overturn the District's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which the DC City Council passed unanimously in December. What did DC's bill do?
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:44 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The war on women just added another notch to the belt, this time is Washington, D.C.
by harryreardon
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
House Republicans voted Thursday to block a Washington, D....
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 06:36 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Forced Birthers prove that they don't understand irony - or perhaps it's just that their hypocrisy knows no bounds. Excerpted from: The Most Creative Ways That Anti-Choice Activists Try To Shut ...
by Eyesbright
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Unwanted pregnancy is contributing to a new "€œcaste system"€ in America. Is that about to get worse? When new and better technologies become available only to people who are already ...
by Valerie Tarico
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 03:24 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
On Thursday, January 22, having failed to win a pardon from the El Salvadoran justice system, a young woman won her freedom after a pardon was granted by El Salvador's Parliamentary Assembly, ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 146 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 07:30 AM PST with 164 Recommends
This week the news from the war on women seemed to focus on the state's role in women's fertility and childbearing. The New York Times ran an editorial on what can ...
by ramara
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA)
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 11:42 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The Obama administration is asking for comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid about regulations on reproductive healthcare after the Hobby Lobby decision. Tomorrow is the deadline to ...
by ramara
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Recently I started another thread titled "Greatest enemy of reproductive freedom - nominations please". That thread was aimed at identifying the greatest offender against reproductive freedom in the ...
by ej heinemann
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 10:57 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
By Sharon Levin, Director of Federal Reproductive Health Policy Cross-posted from NWLC's blog You may have already read about the first-of-its-kind study that documents the connection between ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 01:40 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
New York State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk (D) 46th Senate ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 11:30 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras Deberían Examinar Políticas Reproductivas Dañinas Los gobiernos de Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras deberían reevaluar políticas de salud reproductiva que no ...
by fcura
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 08:57 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Texas Senator Ted Cruz stated on Thursday (last week) that democrats were trying to fool voters through "misdirection" by implying that some Republicans were trying to deny contraceptives to women.
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Bigots, apparently. Thank you, Hobby Lobby. The latest in not-the-Onion-Christian-Right lawsuits, nurse Sara Hellwege is suing the Tampa Family Health Centers because she believes she was ...
by Soviet Reunion
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 11:39 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
The Often-ignored Link between Child Migration and Reproductive Health in Central America Most unaccompanied, undocumented migrant children coming to the U.S. -- and causing a humanitarian border ...
by fcura
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
REQUIEM FOR ABORTION RIGHTS IN AMERICA? (linked) Dear Lord, please fly me to the moon in Your oxcart. THE SILENT SCAM: As Republican politicians and so-called “pro-lifers” speciously proclaim ...
by Beket
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 01:04 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
It is important when discussing the Hobby Lobby case that we avoid conflating hormonal birth control methods with the medication abortion drugs. If we don't understand and emphasize that they are ...
by blueisland
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 08:59 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Last Year That's what he said. He's a millennial. Newly married. He's got his career ahead of him. He's a DINK (Dual Income, No Kids). He and his wife want to have good times for another 3-5 years ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 11:58 AM PDT with 14 Recommends