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DailyBeast: Isabel Allende-How a Mysterious Baby Girl Sparked My Fight for Women

"Nearly two decades ago, I took a trip to India that would change my life. Touring some rural areas in the country, our driver stopped in the middle of nowhere to cool the engine. We saw a small group of women and children under an acacia tree and my friend and I walked toward them…

The Himalayan Times: The urgent need of comprehensive law

In Nepal, we just culminated a month long celebration acknowledging abortion law reform in this country, including the amendment to the Muluki Ain, Nepal’s Country Code, to permit abortion on broad grounds…

New York Times Editorial: If Roe v. Wade Goes

It is no secret that Mitt Romney and his running-mate, Representative Paul Ryan, are opponents of abortion rights. When Mr. Ryan was asked at last week’s debate whether voters who support abortion rights should be worried if the Romney-Ryan ticket were elected, he essentially said yes…

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: A-list actors back 'Bill of Reproductive Rights' campaign

"Hollywood A-listers are teaming up to send a message to Washington lawmakers on reproductive rights.

Parade: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Meryl Streep & More Team Up for New PSA

"Celebrities including Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Meryl Streep, Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, and Lisa Kudrow have teamed up for a new campaign called Draw the Line, which is aimed at protecting women's fundamental and constitutional rights.

Us Weekly: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon and Amy Poehler Fight for Reproductive Rights in PSA

"Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon and Amy Poehler are ready to draw the line.

RH Reality Check: It's Time to Draw the Line on Attacks Against Reproductive Freedom

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, it has never been clearer what is at stake for women’s constitutional reproductive rights if the onslaught of anti-choice measures is allowed to continue.

Jezebel: Celebrities Have Had it Up to Here With This Anti-Woman Crap

"Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights has launched a star-heavy initiative called Draw the Line, which controversially asserts that women are people who should be able to make decisions about their own…

Guardian: Sonia Tábora and the risks of being poor and pregnant in El Salvador

In the middle of the night of 19 February 2005, 20-year-old Sonia Tábora went into premature labour at seven months, alone, in a coffee plantation near her home in rural El Salvador…

Bloomberg: Laws Revive ‘World Before Roe’ as Abortions Require Arduous Trek

"Over the past two years, state lawmakers across the U.S. have been passing new abortion restrictions at a record pace…