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Supreme Court makes it tougher for women to exercise choice

The Massachusetts policy aimed to protect women as they accessed reproductive health care against a backdrop of harassment and even physical attacks from anti-choice protesters.

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White House tackles college sexual assault

A new report released by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault says that one in five college women suffers sexual assault.

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Mothers Day flowers nice but equal pay better

A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.

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Join us Tuesday for a discussion on the assault on women's rights

Join us Mar. 18 for a conversation with Carolyn Trowbridge, long-time activist in the women's rights movement in Arizona. In her state and others, the right wing is undermining the right of women to determine what happens with their own bodies.

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Feb. 14 marches for missing Native women unite action with compassion

In March 2010, the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) created a database of information they gathered covering 582 cases of missing and murder native women and girls.

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In states like Missouri and Texas, reproductive rights still struggle

Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case, sought to make abortion legal, safe, and accessible, but 41 years later attacks on reproductive health care are still going strong.

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Supreme Court, 5-4, clamps down on Texas abortion providers

"This is outrageous and unacceptable - and also demonstrates why we need stronger federal protections for women's health."

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Women's rights hero Wendy Davis enters Texas governor race

AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Wendy Davis made it official Thursday: she is running as the Democratic candidate for Texas governor.

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Letter from North Carolina: I was arrested with Rev. Barber 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an anti-woman bill on abortion that the state House had passed into law, which restricts how abortions can be carried out.

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Texans stand with women

In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.

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