We stand together, a unified voice of reason, in support of age appropriate reproductive health education and access to reproductive health counseling and services for all South Carolinians.

Take It From #49, Alabama: It’s Time to End HIV-Positive Prison Segregation

As you may have heard in the news last week, South Carolina barely won the coveted position of the 49th state to end the antiquated, medically unnecessary, and discriminatory practice of segregating HIV-positive prison inmates. That leaves Alabama. Seeing how …

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Love Your Right to Privacy? Then You Probably Won’t Care for Bork.

The right to privacy frames so many of our reproductive protections. Take for example Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) which decided that a state cannot outlaw contraceptives due to the “right to marital privacy.” And who can forget the epic legal …

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Circumcision: A Man’s Right to Choose

When most people think of reproductive rights, they think of a woman’s right to choose what happens to her body, her right to decide whether, when, and how to start a family. Men’s reproductive rights, if discussed, usually boils down …

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SC Legislative Session Ends with Great Successes for Reproductive Healthcare Advocates

Tell Them members protect reproductive rights of all South Carolinians The 119th Session of the South Carolina General Assembly ended on Thursday (they will be meeting this week to discuss the budget). Over the past 2 years, Tell Them advocates …

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Thank Senators For Protecting Victims of Rape and Incest

Thank SC Senators for protecting the rights of victims of rape and incest Late yesterday afternoon, Senator Bright shocked the South Carolina Senate by proposing an amendment to the budget that removed rights to comprehensive healthcare services for victims of …

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Weeds and Snakes in the Grass?

By Bonnie Adams, Executive Director of the New Morning Foundation In the scheme of things — considering American taxpayers’ preoccupation with the economy, war, a presidential election, and various other distractions — it’s unlikely that a lot of attention will …

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Urge Your Senators to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

The US Senate is debating the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Since this bipartisan legislation first passed in 1994, it’s been reauthorized twice without a hitch. And it’s been tremendously successful in helping to combat domestic violence, dating …

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Why YOU Should Join SWARM

There’s still time to apply for the 2012-2013 SWARM Youth Council! Download the application here

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SC’s Rally Against the War on Women

Tell Them staff and advocates will be out on Saturday, April 28th, in support of the March Against the War on Women. This event will bring together people from across the state to celebrate the power of women. According to …

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Apply for the 2012-2013 SWARM Youth Council for Policy Change

By Tim Allen Students With A Responsible Message (S.W.A.R.M.) is searching for superstar activists to be part of the a youth leadership council. S.W.A.R.M. is composed of 10 dynamic college student from across the state that support and promote evidence-based, …

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