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California Pushes Back on the War on Women

California Pushes Back on the War on Women

By Maggie Crosby, ACLU of Northern California at 4:11pm
Across the country we're seeing ongoing attacks on access to reproductive health care. The Guttmacher Institute released data last week detailing that just a few months into 2012, hundreds of provisions to restrict abortion access have been introduced in state legislatures around the country. Several have already been enacted. Here in California, it's vitally important that our state legislature move in the opposite direction and continue its role as a national leader in ensuring that women have access to reproductive health care.

California's Military Women Support Our Freedom. Shouldn't We Support Theirs?

By Maggie Crosby, ACLU of Northern California at 2:13pm

Imagine you're a soldier stationed overseas and discover you're pregnant. If you want to have an abortion but are living in a country where it's illegal, you might as well be living in pre-Roe v. Wade America. Why? Current federal law prohibits…

A Woman Knows Best

By Maggie Crosby, ACLU of Northern California at 10:36am
Imagine a society that respects a woman's ability to make choices about her health and her family. It seems so simple and yet so profound. So simple, because we do in fact trust women to raise children, perform responsible jobs, and make most of society's…
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