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Apple Search Finally Stops Directing People Seeking Abortions to Adoption Centers

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Ask Siri where to get an abortion and get a list of adoption agencies–for five years that was the experience of Apple users in cities ranging from San Francisco to Philadelphia. Recent technical upgrades appear to have resolved the problem, … Continue reading

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On 43rd Roe v Wade Anniversary, not Silence or Shame but Gratitude for Education, Love, and Motherhood

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If the wall of shame and stigma ruptures, abortion foes may find themselves up against something even more powerful. Love. This week, two generations after the Supreme Court legalized abortion in the U.S., many women will be commemorating the 1973 … Continue reading

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When American Debate About Abortion Was Sane and Why that Changed

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People would be surprised by how much less toxic gender politics were in the 1970s than they are now. Mary Ziegler teaches law at Florida State University, where she holds the Stearns Weaver Miller chair in the College of Law. … Continue reading

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Will At-Home Therapeutic Miscarriage Make Abortion Clinics Obsolete?

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At the turn of the millennium, the FDA approved a pill that could replace most abortions with early at-home therapeutic miscarriage.  When will that potential be realized?  Fifteen years ago, in September of the year 2000, the FDA approved a … Continue reading

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Deportation of Bible-Loving Anti-Abortion Fanatic Triggers Christian Persecution Complex

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Nothing triggers cries of persecution faster than a Christian zealot thwarted. Troy Newman leads Operation Rescue, an extreme anti-abortion organization that has advocated the execution of doctors—likely inciting the murder of Dr. George Tiller—while ironically condemning women who end ill-conceived pregnancies … Continue reading

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Conservative Opposition to Contraception and At-home Therapeutic Miscarriage Funnels Women to Clinic Abortions

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Clinic-based abortion would be almost obsolete were it not for conservative policies and priorities. Imagine that over the next fifteen years we could reduce abortion by 90 percent simply by improving pregnancy prevention. Imagine, further, that during this same fifteen … Continue reading

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Manipulate Much? A Professional Video Editor Discusses Carly Fiorina’s Claims and the Campaign against Planned Parenthood

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What did you really see and hear? Don’t be so sure you know the answer. Garth Spruiell has spent the last thirty years working as a professional video editor, most recently creating promotional content for The Weather Channel and before that tweaking everything … Continue reading

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