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NEWS: House Passes HR7

Today, the House passed HR7, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” I can’t say I’m surprised; derailing reproductive justice is what the House does. As Think Progress explains, HR 7 underwent several last-minute changes before proceeding to a full… Read More ›

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Abortion Coverage Under the ACA

As we gear up to celebrate the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade tomorrow, the Kaiser Family Foundation has issued a compelling new brief examining abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act. You can download the full report here, but we’ve gone ahead… Read More ›

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How Obamacare Has Affected Me

This post originally appeared on Tropics of Meta. Republished with permission. Hey y’all.  I’ve seen a lot of myths, half-truths, and negative speculation about the Affordable Care Act making the rounds on the interwebs and have decided to share my… Read More ›

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Links We Love

The Atlantic provides insight on how paternity leave has the potential to benefit fathers, children, and mothers. Ms.Magazine Blog lists 2013’s feminists heroes. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, discover the myth of a gender-specific tone of voice. See The New York… Read More ›

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US District Judge Brian Cogan has ruled that a group of New York Catholic institutions cannot be forced to offer birth control in employee health care plans as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. See Jezebel. Michele Bachelet, Chile’s first… Read More ›

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Progress in obtaining justice for abused women in Afghanistan has stalled. See New York Times. Human Rights Campaign released its 2014 Corporate Equality Index. Morocco’s Islamist-led government is under fire for excluding women from drafting a proposed legislation to combat violence… Read More ›

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Big Pharma’s big secret is revealed: Plan B may not work for overweight women. See CNN. The Supreme Court will take up the question of whether for-profit employees can refuse to cover birth control for its employees. See Huffington Post…. Read More ›

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