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The 9 Worst Things Said About Women, Abortion, and Rape in 2013

By Molly Redden Opponents of reproductive rights had a busy 2013. By the end of June, state lawmakers had passed 43 abortion restrictions into law—as many restrictions as were enacted in all of 2012, according to an analysis by the … Continue reading

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The 10 most dangerous places to be a woman in America

By Katie McDonough Lately, the preferred strategy for reproductive rights opponents in the United States seems to be: If you can’t beat Roe v. Wade, then simply regulate around it. Whether it’s the newly imposed 72-hour waiting period for women … Continue reading

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The Wendy Davis Rocket Ride

By Elise Hu Overnight, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis became a national political name and a hero to abortion-rights supporters around the country. The Fort Worth Democrat stood and spoke for nearly 11 hours Tuesday to run out the clock … Continue reading

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Texas’ Abortion Restrictions Failed, But Other States Are Successfully Advancing Them

By Tara Culp-Ressler After a battle that stretched throughout Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) successfully blocked a stringent anti-abortion bill from winning approval in the Texas legislature. Davis noted that defeating SB 5 — … Continue reading

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Gwendolyn Brooks – The Mother

“The Mother” by Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks is as poignant today as it was when she wrote it in 1963. In fact, it may have been even more so in 1963; Roe vs Wade was not decided until 1973. The speaker … Continue reading

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