Abortion

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen certainly leaned in—made it harder for other women to do the same.

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Texas' draconian anti-choice laws have led to this latest work-around for abortion docs.

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More than 600 Tea Partiers descended on the Springmaid Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach last weekend for the annual South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention.

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Yes, the Church Should Be Liable When Doctrines Interfere with Safe Medical Care for Women

New research into medical decisions at church-run facilities

A lawsuit blames the church, not the doctors, in an outrageously mishandled pregnancy. Research into medical decision-making suggests it's an appropriate target.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a great American. She was a pioneer in the women’s rights legal movement, co-founding its first journal and lecturing on the topic as Columbia’s first tenured female law professor (my father was in her first-ever class, and recalls her as a great teacher). She was the American Civil Liberties Union’s general counsel after founding its Women’s Rights Project.

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Republicans have had, contrary to what The New Republic often claims, a pretty good year. The Affordable Care Act has had a disastrous start and President Barack Obama's approval rating has even dipped below 40 percent in some polls.

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For the first time, activists are seeking to create new obstacles at the local level. 

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On Thursday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill that would outlaw abortion at 20 weeks, a companion to a measure that passed the House of Representatives this June and an echo of laws that have already passed in more than a dozen conservative states.  Anti-abortion activists have been looking for a sponsor the legislation since it passed the lower chamber, and Graham has pro-life bona fides tracing back to his

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On Friday, about one-third of the abortion clinics in Texas started calling women to cancel long-standing appointments and turning away panicked, crying patients who showed up at the door.

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