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The Hill: Attack the causes of gender discrimination - Not women

The opponents of reproductive rights have been trying rather desperately in recent months to turn around the perception that they’re engaged on a “war on women”—and, rather counter intuitively, to suggest that it’s actually the proponents of women’s fundamental rights who are out to harm…

Fox News: Activists take aim at Roe one state at a time

"Pro-life activists say they aren't abandoning efforts at the national level, but admit they're now focused on state legislative efforts.  In more than two dozen states, several different kinds of measures are now pending.  Some require women seeking an abortion to first have an…

Washington Examiner: Judge hears arguments on Oklahoma abortion drug law

"Opponents of an Oklahoma law that would restrict the use of certain abortion-inducing drugs urged a judge Thursday to declare it unconstitutional…

RH Reality Check: Looking Anxiously Ahead as Health Care Reform Turns Two

Two years ago this month, Congress finally responded to the American public’s demand for better health care and passed the Affordable Care Act…

About.com: Doonesbury Comic Strip Lampoons Invasive Texas Sonogram Law

"Is your local daily newspaper waging a war on women? If it carries the comic strip Doonesbury, this is your chance to find out…

RH Reality Check: Many International Agreements Later, Girls and Young Women Worldwide Still Lack Basic Rights

Moldova is one of more than two dozen countries that celebrate International Women’s Day — March 8 — as a holiday, with an official day off and a long-held tradition of showering women with gifts…

New York Times: When States Abuse Women

"Here's what a woman in Texas now faces if she seeks an abortion.  Under a new law that took effect three weeks ago, she first must typically endure an ultrasound probe inserted into her vagina…

MSNBC: Texas begins enforcing strict anti-abortion sonogram law

"Fewer abortions? Better-informed patients? Insulted women? The impact of a controversial new Texas law that requires women to have a sonogram…

Toward Freedom: Eastern Europe’s Conservative Crackdown on Reproductive Freedom

"Across Eastern and Central Europe, as unemployment surges and the European Union dithers, nationalist conservative and far right parties are on the march…

Austin Chronicle: Ultrasound Reimposed by Appeals Court

"Last week's 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion – overturning an injunction that had barred final implementation of Texas' new ultrasound-before-abortion law – may 'barely have touched on the issues' raised in a lawsuit before the district court last year…