Tag Archives: reproductive freedom

Pondering recent chats about access to birth control….

TweetShall we? Yesterday I traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri to lobby some state legislators who recently voted on a resolution to deny women access to birth control without co-payments . I was appalled by this vote…not just because I know how important access to birth control is for my fellow Missourians, but also because these legislators [...]
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Men Who Trust Women

TweetEverywhere you turn these days, people are talking about reproductive freedom. From the uproar over the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation pulling its funding from Planned Parenthood to the GOP frontrunner warning of “the dangers of contraception,” a lot of people in America are talking about a woman’s right to decide if, when [...]
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BREAKING: Key VA Senate committee passes Personhood bill

TweetVirginia’s Personhood bill now moves to the full Virginia Senate. ABC7 in Richmond reports: A bill that would define life as starting at conception has been approved in a key Senate committee. Eight Republicans voted for the measure, and the committee’s seven Democrats opposed it after an hour-long hearing on the bill that is similar [...]
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Save the date: New York Abortion Access Fund fundraiser

TweetOn February 9th, the New York Abortion Access Fund will celebrate its tenth anniversary. For ten years, this remarkable organization has been making it possible for New York women to exercise their right to choose when they don’t have the money to afford that choice. For those of you who don’t know about NYAAF, their [...]
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Halloween brings out the worst in horrible people

TweetHalloween may be a cringe-worthy time of year, but it can also reveal people’s true colors. The folks at the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List, for instance, carved up this jack-o-lantern yesterday. If there’s a more terrifying Halloween nightmare than having your womb occupied against your will by a fetus with an oddly large hand, [...]
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