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Roe v. Wade in Black and White

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Forty years doesn’t seem like all that long ago — especially for someone like me who is over 40! But on the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade  Supreme Court decision that guaranteed that women’s access to …

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Crow After Roe: What You Should Really Know on Roe v. Wade’s 40th Anniversary

Monday, January 21, 2013

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Robin Marty and Jessica Pieklo, two of my compatriots at our group project The Broad Side, have been working long and hard on their book about what has happened to women’s reproductive rights since the Supreme Court decision …

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What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

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Mississippi “Personhood” Amendment Isn’t About Saving Babies

Monday, November 7, 2011

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How would you feel if your doctor declared, “No more birth control for you!”  Or what if your life was at risk because you had an ectopic pregnancy and doctors wouldn’t operate on you for fear of being charged with …

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Mothers of Intention: “Why I’m Political” Series

Friday, November 4, 2011

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What are women voters thinking about for the 2012 election — when they’re not being bombarded by stories about Herman Cain’s lady troubles or Rick Perry’s very own Howard Dean moment?  It shouldn’t come as a surprise that they’re focused …

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Why Does Jon Kyl Hate Women?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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In light of Jon Kyl’s ongoing outrageous public comments, I’ve come to the conclusion that the junior Senator from Arizona must hate women. Odds are that unless you live in Arizona, you either don’t know or don’t pay a lot …

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I Want Kirsten Gillibrand on That Women’s Health Wall

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Republicans in Washington have made no secret of the fact that they got pretty much everything they wanted in the current federal budget deal, with one exception — the complete unfunding of Planned Parenthood.  The majority of the GOP …

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The GOP Will Blame a Government Shutdown on Women

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Women are the scapegoats of the GOP’s push for a government shutdown. You heard me.  If the federal government closes because lawmakers can’t agree on whether women should be allowed to get annual physical exams, contraceptives or cervical cancer screenings

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June Cleaver is Calling and It’s Not Good News

Sunday, February 27, 2011

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Ever since the 112th Congress was sworn in last month, there’s been a seemingly endless barrage of news about lawmakers trying to take away many of women’s hard-fought rights, so much so that I feel like Mr. Peabody’s WABAC machine

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PunditMom’s Reads of the Week

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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While I’m off having slightly less than a “pound of flesh” removed by the dermatologist, here’s some thought-provoking reading for you: Don’t count out Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Before she was shot in the head in the Tucson shooting spree at …

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GOP Budget Wars on Reproductive Health

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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What’s happened to the whole Republican “the economy and jobs are our first priority” mantra from the 2010 elections?  Eric Cantor can say it all he wants, but that isn’t making it true.  Instead of jobs, conservatives are once again …

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Does Sharron Angle Really Think Sexual Violence is God’s Plan?

Friday, July 2, 2010

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I know that sometimes politicians say things they might not mean or that get taken out of context (though, usually, the whole ‘out of context’ excuse doesn’t hold water).  But I was floored when GOP/Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle, who …

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