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By Carole Joffe This post originally appeared at RHRealityCheck. Here are some things that have occurred in the immediate aftermath of the tragic slaughter of children and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut: More signatures on a petition calling for gun... Read more →

When does the Christian Right not like prayer? When those praying are faithful supporters of a woman's right to choose. Read more →

Governor Rick Perry presides over a state in which 25 percent of men have no health insurance, and he's pushed to de-fund family planning. Read more →

The former first lady was never shy about expressing her views, but a Republican First Lady openly supporting the right to abortion would be unthinkable today. Read more →

While fights over funding for women's health rage in our nation's capitol and state houses across the country, a more violent threat persists for abortion providers. Read more →

Carole Joffe expresses her concern over the violence aimed at politicians in the wake of the passage of the health care bill, but points out that violence and intimidation are not a new tactic for anti-abortion protesters. Read more →