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Abortion: Not Just A Statistic, But a Story.

Tweet At the Palais Des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 2009, Photo By Alabera An Ran Zhao It seems almost logical that I should write about abortion. This is a personal feminist blog and I have had two abortions. I’m somewhat comfortable talking about them. When I’m not, it isn’t because it’s too difficult for me [...]
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38 Anniversaries Too Many: Time to End the Hyde Amendment

TweetWritten by Leila Abolfazli, Senior Counsel. Cross-posted from NWLC’s blog. Anniversaries. I love celebrating anniversaries. Yay to Roe v. Wade, yay to Title IX, yay to 12 years with my husband. Bring on the flowers, cake, and happy dances. But there is one anniversary where a dark cloud comes over the day. And that’s the [...]
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What we talk about when we talk about abortion

TweetThe other night I finally had the chance to catch Obvious Child, the new film starring Jenny Slate. It’s been a while since I’ve seen a movie in the theater but I wanted to make sure I saw this one on the big screen–not for aesthetic reasons but for political ones. I want my money to [...]
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The Slippery Slope of “Religious” Freedom versus Human Rights

Tweet News of the result of the Burnwell v Hobby Lobby Stores case reached my ears at the worst possible moment, surrounded by staunch Republicans in the great state of South Carolina. I spent the week at home deflecting backhanded comments about those damn liberals and their slow and steady destruction of the America we know and [...]
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Why men should be fighting just as hard for women’s reproductive freedom

TweetMen, you need to be fighting for women’s reproductive freedom just as hard as anyone. Why? Because there is a 51% chance you will have a daughter. The last thing you want is for her to be tied to a man she doesn’t love, a man that you probably hate, and a man that will [...]
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