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It was on the bookshelf of every hippie, woman-loving communal house in college

By Guest Contributor |

When I was ten years old, my childhood best friend read me passages from “Our Bodies, Ourselves” in a bedroom in Park Slope, Brooklyn. It was her mom’s copy. Years later, I saw it on the bookshelf of every hippie, woman-loving communal house in college. It was a cultural icon for my generation, and it harked back to a to a prior era that was inspiring for us. More

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Legally Mandated Abortion Info is Often Inaccurate

By OBOS |

Sixty-six percent of all women seeking abortions live in states that have informed consent laws that mandate that women seeking abortion receive information on fetal development and alternatives to abortion. A new report finds that much of the information is medically inaccurate. More