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40 years after Roe: NARAL redefines for the future

Like many young women and men who are activists in the DC pro-choice community I looked forward to the Roe v. Wade Dinner that NARAL Pro-Choice America held earlier this month. This year was special not just because it was the 40th anniversary of when abortion was declared legal by the Supreme Court, but because […]

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Roe v. Wade and the Evolving Language of Women’s Empowerment

Roe v. Wade recently turned 40 — and what better time than now to sort through the language we use to communicate about women’s right to safe and legal abortion. I say that with just a dash of sarcasm, but also with a great deal of seriousness.  The past two years of unrelenting assaults on abortion and […]

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Roe v. Wade: We Need a Further Legal Move, if Only on Paper

There are some things that are only good on paper. Disastrous recipes. Bad dates with good resumes. Certain haircuts and, generally, photoshop. One thing not so good only on paper is Roe v. Wade. In 1973, the United States Supreme Court declared that privacy as defined under the due process clause of 14th Amendment of […]

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40 Years of Roe: Choice in a Post-Choice Era

Join us next week (1/22) from 1-2 pm EST for our #RoeAt40 tweetchat.  We’ll be joined by the Women’s Information Network, DC Abortion Fund, Jodi Jacobson (Editor in Chief at RH Reality Check), and Caroline R. O’Shea (Deputy Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia).  Follow the conversation at #RoeAt40.   This year marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe […]

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