Emily Douglas

Emily Douglas is The Nation‘s web editor. She was Associate Editor at Rewire from 2007-2009. She has been involved in feminist and pro-choice activism for many years, and her writing on reproductive rights and other issues has appeared in The American Prospect, The Nation, and Rewire. She has also worked in direct service legal advocacy at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders in Boston. She graduated from Harvard University in 2004.


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“I’d Be Surprised If We Don’t Get It This Year”: President Clinton Speaks to Bloggers on Health Care Reform

“I’d Be Surprised If We Don’t Get It This Year”: President Clinton Speaks to Bloggers on Health Care Reform

Emily Douglas

At a meeting with a small group of progressive bloggers at the Clinton Foundation headquarters in Harlem this afternoon, President Bill Clinton held forth on climate change and building retrofitting, access to AIDS medicines in the developing world, and education standards, but came alive when discussing prospects for health care reform.

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow and Frank Schaeffer on Anti-Choice Violence

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow and Frank Schaeffer on Anti-Choice Violence

Emily Douglas

Rachel Maddow guest Frank Schaeffer says that while he doesn't think that more extreme wings of the anti-choice movement collaborated with alleged killer Scott Roeder or knew he planned to murder Dr. George Tiller, anti-choice groups do know who commits vandalism against clinics, who glues the doors shut, who might plan to throw firebombs.

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Investigates Scott Roeder’s History of Anti-Clinic Violence

VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Investigates Scott Roeder’s History of Anti-Clinic Violence

Emily Douglas

In an extensive interview with the office manager "Jeffrey Peterson" of the Central Family Medicine Clinic in Kansas City, Rachel Maddow last night established that Roeder had repeatedly visited and vandalized that clinic -- a federal crime under the FACE Act, that the FBI had been alerted to Roeder's harassment of that clinic, and that the FBI did nothing about it.

Operation Rescue, Jill Stanek: Only Too Happy to Aid and Abet

Operation Rescue, Jill Stanek: Only Too Happy to Aid and Abet

Emily Douglas

Anti-choice groups across the nation are busy insisting that since they didn't personally pull the trigger, their protests, harassment, and hate speech are not to blame for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Yet some anti-choice activists -- even now -- seem only too happy to aid and abet the crazy ones who will resort to violence.

Roundup: More Details Emerge on Tiller’s Alleged Killer; Mourners Turn to Vigils Across the Nation

Roundup: More Details Emerge on Tiller’s Alleged Killer; Mourners Turn to Vigils Across the Nation

Emily Douglas

Two days after the murder of Kansas women's health care provider Dr. George Tiller, more details emerge about the suspect's hate-mongering, clinics across America tighten their security, and the religious right continues to worry that Tiller's death will derail their focus on Sonia Sotomayor's position on abortion rights.

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