Emily Douglas is the senior editor at TheNation.com. Formerly an editor at RH Reality Check, she has written on reproductive health, LGBT issues, women's rights and the law for The American Prospect, The Nation, The Women's Review of Books, RH Reality Check, and other publications. She was a spring 2007 intern at The Nation and graduated from Harvard College.
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Friday, March 16, 2012
Women's Rights, Another Round of Defensive Victories
In recent months, a bubbling stew of Republican extremism, tone-deafness and rank misogyny aimed at a series of poorly chosen targets (Planned Parenthood, Sandra Fluke, breast cancer activists who also use birth control) have turned pro-choice women into a potent and wide-awake political force. A DCCC appeal decrying the “war on women” raised over $1 million .