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Planned Parenthood’s 100th Anniversary: The fight for fundamental rights continues

Alison Channon – San Francisco, CA

Over the course of its hundred year history, Planned Parenthood has become synonymous with the fight for women’s rights. Birth control and abortion are the proxy for our society’s fight over women’s autonomy and the role of gender in modern society.

Today, we understand the same deep truth that Margaret Sanger understood 100 years ago – a woman cannot be free unless she has the fundamental right to bodily autonomy—final say of our own bodies. For us, in 2016, birth control and abortion are part and parcel of that fundamental right. But it wasn’t always so. Continue reading “Planned Parenthood’s 100th Anniversary: The fight for fundamental rights continues”

Breaking: Dear Debbie…You Are Wrong

By Becka Wall – @beckawall

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is a smart woman – she’s the chair of the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Representative for Florida’s 23rd Congressional district. But today, she did something stupid: She said, in a New York Times interview, that young women are “complacent” about the state of abortion access today.
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