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In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
March 28, 2014 | Blog

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March 9, 2014 | Activism

After struggling for weeks to comply with the Texas anti-choice law, the last abortion clinics of East Texas and the Rio Grande Valley are closing. Continue reading

Gloria Wist of Lady Lake, Fla., with the Association of Mature Americans, poses for a portrait while attending the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) CPAC
March 7, 2014 | Blog

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 5, 2014 | Blog

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth. June 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
March 4, 2014 | Blog

Conservatives say the Lone Star state’s recent record of growth validates their economic agenda. That record crumbles upon inspection. Continue reading

FILE - In this April 23, 2010 file photo, workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near Burlington, Pa., in Bradford County. So vast is the wealth of natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio that some geologists estimate it's enough to supply the entire East Coast for 50 years. But freeing it requires a powerful drilling process called hydraulic fracturing or "fracking,"using millions of gallons of water brewed with toxic chemicals that some fear threaten to pollute water above and below ground, deplete aquifers and perhaps endanger human health and the environment. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File)
February 14, 2014 | Blog

Not directly, but yes, it is. Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 | Blog

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Plant Explosion Investigation
December 30, 2013 | Blog

As 2013 comes to an end, we asked editors, journalists and friends of BillMoyers.com: What story deserved more attention this year? Continue reading

Illustrations by Joe Fournier
December 24, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of readers’ favorite posts on our site this year. Continue reading

Julia Trigg-Crawford drives a tractor on her Texas farm. Photo by Stand Tall With Julia / Steven DaSilva.
December 19, 2013 | Activism

Julia Trigg Crawford is battling the Canadian pipeline in the courts, and everywhere else she can. Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 | Blog

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November 13, 2013 | Blog

It’s rare for women’s health supporters to go on the offensive, but a group of Senate Democrats are saying enough is enough. Continue reading

Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) begins a filibuster in an effort to kill an abortion bill, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 10, 2013 | Blog

Three years ago, a Supreme Court case, the US Census and anti-Obama backlash set the course for an all-out assault on women’s fundamental freedoms. Continue reading

Voter ID Students
November 8, 2013 | Blog

Shortly after passing the country’s worst voter suppression law, North Carolina Republicans targeted student voting. Continue reading

In this July 12, 2013, file photo, abortion rights supporters rally on the floor of the State Capitol rotunda in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Tamir Kalifa, File)
November 6, 2013 | Activism

The state’s restrictive abortion law went into effect on Friday. Merritt Tierce, executive director of Texas Equal Access Fund, talks about how women in Texas are faring. Continue reading

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