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The University of Notre Dame may have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the contraception mandate in Obamacare, but students, faculty, staff and alumni would rather the school focus on actually supporting students with families and other more social justice-inspired causes.
Personhood Colorado believes this is their year. After two previous attempts to ban abortion outright they are trying yet again to get their initiative declaring fetal cells as legal persons passed in November.
There is nobody more important in the anti-choice movement than Lila Rose. Just ask Lila Rose.
Canthryn Wellner pulls no punches in this piece on American Family Radio’s Bryan Fisher’s suggestion that bigots start an Underground Railroad to kidnap children from their same-sex parents.
Shame on Texas. Shame on us all.
Kristina Chew gives this look at the alarming statistics behind school suspensions and students with special needs.
Here’s why we all should care about Louisiana’s voucher program.
Just in time for the fall sporting season: is cheerleading a sport or not?
More thoughts on the ridiculousness that followed Gabby Douglas and her hair.
Some progressives have dismissed the Olympics as irrelevant. Here’s why they are wrong.
One benefit under the Affordable Care Act is a new program called the Pregnancy Assistance Fund which helps fund programs across the country that provide services for pregnant teens and young adults.
EMILY’S List has this timeline on the war on women and, well. Sigh.
President Obama told a packed crowd in Denver his plans to protect women’s rights. Sandra Fluke introduced the president, reminding the crowd what’s at stake come November.
Elizabeth Banks goes to bat for Planned Parenthood.
Lastly, Hillary Clinton knows how to do a business trip.
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