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What Every (Progressive) Boy and Man Should Know

A couple of years ago, the Pew Research Forum surveyed Americans under 30-years old, asking them questions about abortion and, specifically, Roe v Wade. The survey revealed the following: 41% thought Roe v Wade involved the death penalty or the environment, or they could not name the subject matter. 16% thought Roe v Wade was […]

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Colorado Springs and What It Means for The #WarOnWomen

  The term “Black Friday” means something different for the residents of Colorado Springs, Colo. after what transpired in their Planned Parenthood the day after Thanksgiving this year. Robert Dear entered the Planned Parenthood building, and after a five hour long event and police standoff, surrendered to police after hospitalizing nine, and killing a police […]

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The Threat to Reproductive Health Care — Part 1

January 22, 2014, marks the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. This anniversary arrives — once again — in the midst of a continuing war on women’s access to the entire range of reproductive health services; this includes birth control, breast exams, […]

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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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On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Nevada Proposes Third Anti-Choice Initiative

On this 39th anniversary of Roe v Wade, the guiding question for NARAL’s Blog for Choice Day is this: What will you do to help elect pro-choice candidates in 2012? And this got me thinking about the famous JFK quote, “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do […]

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Why it Won’t Matter When the Supreme Court Revokes Roe v. Wade

Although law school has been keeping me busy, I took a break yesterday to volunteer at NARAL Pro-Choice California’s annual luncheon. This was my first pro-choice event since my move to California, and it reminded me why keeping in touch with the movement is so important. One of the speakers, Slate Senior Editor Dahlia Lithwick, […]

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Reproductive Justice on the Anniversary of Roe

Re-posted with permission from Choice USA. A blog from Choice USA’s Executive Director, Kierra Johnson. As I stood on the Mall in what seemed like 40 below weather waiting for my glimpse of our new President, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the young voters surrounding me who made this all possible and will […]

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