Reproductive Rights

Susan G. Komen halts partnership with Planned Parenthood

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Today we learned that Susan G.

The abortion/Holocaust analogy and the reality of abortion during the Holocaust

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Sexual Violence against Jewish Women during the Holocaust (HBI Series on Jewish Women)

A few months ago, a friend of mine told me about a screening of the film "180" at her university.

Link Roundup: Remembering Roe v. Wade

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Pro-Choice

Marking the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches on January 22nd, National Council of Jewish Women CEO Nancy K.

Siri may seem Jewish, but she wont help you with family planning

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Apple's Siri

Back in October, eJewishPhilanthropy ran an article by Leo Margul joking about a "Jewish update" to the Apple iPhone's auto

"Personhood" amendments would write Christian perspectives into law

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Tomorrow, Mississippi will vote on Initiative 26 and decide whether to dramatically alter their state constitution with the addition of the words:

Without apology: The atonement stops here

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Birth Control

For a few semesters in college, I was a Peer Health Sex Educator.

Rep. Wasserman Schultz on abortion: 'This is personal'

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Anyone who has spent time arguing about politics–particularly hot-button issues like abortion–is familiar with “glazed-eyes, nodding syndrome” which is what happens when listeners (who may even agr

The personal is political: Rep. Jackie Speier tells her abortion story

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Jackie Speier

Being pro-choice means a lot of things: Above all else, it means supporting a woman’s right to choose what happens to her body during pregnancy, abortion included. But because the stigma surrounding abortion is still so, well, stigmatized, “being pro-choice” is often just an amorphous concept (albeit a powerful one) without real faces or stories behind the crusade to ensure women’s rights.

Protect Planned Parenthood

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Nothing makes me sadder than the idea that Planned Parenthood would lose its government funding–something that, if some people in Congress get their way, could become a reality. Representative Mike Pence is currently sponsoring a bill that would deny government funding to any organization that provides abortions, regardless if they use government funds to pay for them.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz stands up for women!

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Fight the H.R. 3

The news over the H.R. 3, the so-called "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" has made me sick all day. If passed, this bill would make the Hyde Amendment (which currently prevents federal funding for abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or danger to the mother's health) permanent and further limit abortion access by making it harder for abortion to be covered by private insurance and also limiting the rape exception to "forcible rape." Rep.

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