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At U.S. Capitol: 1,275 arrested fighting for democracy

Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.

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This week in women's history: First American woman dentist

"People were amazed when they learned that a young girl had so far forgotten her womanhood as to want to study dentistry."

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Case involving abortion clinics raises key constitutional rights question

If Texas can make it nearly impossible for women to exercise their constitutional right to abortion, what other constitutional rights can government burden without justification?

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Women's health advocates say attacks on them are terrorism too

Ultra-right Christians have been practicing terrorism against providers and consumers of women's health services for years, injuring and even killing patients and medical personnel.

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Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.

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SCOTUS takes on Little Sisters of the Poor challenge to Obamacare

A woman's rights to birth control and proper health coverage from her place of employment are once again coming under fire.

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Texas unionists ringing doorbells to oust Republican right

These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.

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Turnout is the wildcard in Texas election

What could make all polls obsolete is voter turnout: labor and the progressive forces are knocking themselves out to increase it!

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Virginia congressional race focuses on women's issues

So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.

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Supreme Court makes it tougher for women to exercise choice

The Massachusetts policy aimed to protect women as they accessed reproductive health care against a backdrop of harassment and even physical attacks from anti-choice protesters.

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