Sharon Lerner

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  • 10 years ago

    January 1, 2002 As they have been so often in the 28 years since Roe v. Wade, abortion rights supporters are once again on the defensive. This might seem strange, given that the most significant struggle in recent years ended in a pro-choice victo...

  • 11 years ago

    If you believe in reproductive choice, you might be crying yourself to sleep these days, as you’ve watched the conservative Ken doll also known as John Roberts sail toward appointment as our country’s most powerful judge. Or perhaps you&...

  • 11 years ago

    When New York City's public school students return to the classroom next month, many will be taught a new take on sex education, which the city has updated for the first time in 20 years. High schoolers will learn the difference between sexual har...

  • 11 years ago

    So Terri Schiavo, at long last, is gone. The 41-year-old Florida woman, who had spent some 15 years in a persistent vegetative state and the past two weeks at the red-hot center of our country's latest religious battle, died Thursday morning at a ...

  • 11 years ago

    Have a family dilemma? No worries. The Bush brothers are on the way! As the parents of Terri Schiavo will tell you, George and Jeb will do anything to resolve your wrenching personal crisis. These guys will leap over state courts in a single bound...

  • 11 years ago

    At 77, Dr. Harry S. Jonas can still pinpoint the exact moment when he understood the importance of making abortion legal. The year was 1952 and he was an eager, young obstetrics-gynecology intern in Independence, Missouri. The specialty promised e...


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