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Obama Administration Expected to Usher in Advances for Women’s Rights

Women’s rights advocates are hopeful this week as President Barack Obama officially began his term as the 44th president.  President Obama is expected to advance women’s rights by issuing executive orders which will rescind the Global Gag Rule and release … Continue reading

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Bush Enacts Anti-Abortion Regulation

The Bush administration has enacted the Provider Conscience Regulation we blogged about in the past. This policy allows a wide group of medical personnel to refuse providing any medical service to which they object on moral grounds. But even before … Continue reading

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Clearing Up Untruths About Abortion

This Sunday’s New York Times published an op-ed by Ross Douthat of the Atlantic, in which he spent over 1,100 words perpetuating untruths and myths about the anti-choice movement in an apparent effort to absolve them of any blame for … Continue reading

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President-elect Obama Plans to Repeal Global Gag Rule

The Washington Post reports that upon taking office in January, President-elect Obama intends to repeal the Global Gag Rule, which has been harming women around the world for the past eight years. The Global Gag Rule (also known as the … Continue reading

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