Stop Playing Politics With Reproductive Rights

Stop Playing Politics With Reproductive Rights

Young women voters have a lot to worry about this election cycle, from a flurry of anti-abortion messaging to diminishing access to reproductive services. Just this month, in fact, Congress put the brakes on vital legislation that would fund efforts to prevent the...
Trump’s Bad Ideas Aren’t Un-American After All

Trump’s Bad Ideas Aren’t Un-American After All

Readers of The Boston Globe were recently treated to an unusual spectacle — a parody front page and insert filled with mock stories of how a Donald Trump presidency might play out. “Deportations to Begin… Riots Continue,” read one headline, riffing on the...
The Real Target of the Planned Parenthood Attacks

The Real Target of the Planned Parenthood Attacks

In the first two Republican presidential debates, the candidates slugged it out over who hated Planned Parenthood the most. Virtually every hopeful promised to defund the organization. Some of them, including Senator Ted Cruz, are vowing to force the issue — even if...
Health Care Isn’t a Bargaining Chip

Health Care Isn’t a Bargaining Chip

Conservatives and progressives don’t agree on much these days. Regardless of their party leanings, though, a clear majority of Americans believe that politicians shouldn’t meddle in a woman’s personal health care decisions. Yet for too long, women’s health care...
Hobby Lobby, Quit Your Needling

Hobby Lobby, Quit Your Needling

Hobby Lobby’s position is really quite dubious: Using God to get into your uterus. It’s needling its way into women’s health. It’s crafting strategies religiously stealth. The company’s lawyers tell SCOTUS this amounts to abortion, And...
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