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Women’s Rights are Under Attack—But What Else is New?

Legal Voice director Lisa Stone on this week's Supreme Court ruling against women's reproductive rights.

  • By Lisa Stone
  • Published 07/02/2014
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Hobby Lobby Contraception Case Sets Devastating Precedent

Supreme Court rules against women's right to contraception.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/30/2014
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Supreme Court Decision on Religious Freedom: Lefty Advocates Say They're "Pleased"

As the Washington state Supreme Court rules that employers are obligated to accommodate employees' religious practices, the reproductive rights group Legal Voice says they support the decision.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/23/2014
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Wednesday Jolt: Half of Insurance Plans In State Exchange So Far Won't Cover Abortion

According to reproductive rights groups, five of the ten health-care companies that have filed to provide health insurance on the state's health exchange would exclude or severely restrict coverage for abortion.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 05/22/2013
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Obama vs. Women's Health, Again

The Obama administration fights efforts to make emergency contraception available over the counter to women of all ages.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/02/2013
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PubliCalendar: Justice for the Jailed and a Homesteading Hoedown

Today's picks for civic nerds.

  • By Katie Vincent
  • Published 02/07/2013
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The State Senate Is Waging a War On Workers. Is a War on Women Next?

Former state representative Brendan Williams asks: With the state senate already waging a war on workers, is the war on women next?

  • By Brendan Williams
  • Published 01/28/2013
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Wednesday Jolt: McKenna Loses It

Republican gubernatorial candidate and AG Rob McKenna tells a woman with a question about reproductive rights to "get a job."

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 04/25/2012
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Murray: GOP Policies, Statements "Insulting to Women"

US Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), tells MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell that recent statements and policy decisions by Republicans---including a house committee chair who refused to allow a single woman to testify in favor of contraceptive coverage---were "insulting t

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/17/2012
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The Arguments Against the Reproductive Parity Bill

The anti-abortion contingent speaks out against the state reproductive parity act.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/17/2012
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Women Silenced at US House Hearing on Contraception Access

House Republicans refuse to allow even one woman to testify in favor of contraceptive coverage at a hearing on Obama's health care bill this morning.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/16/2012
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Video of the Day

A Texas state legislator denounces her male colleagues for sexism on the state house floor.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/27/2011
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