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Iowa to vote on one of the most draconian anti-abortion measures in the country

A bill advancing in the state would ban the procedure before most people even know they are pregnant.

A bill prohibiting the sale of fetal tissue and banning abortion after six weeks passed the Iowa House and Human Resources Committee on Thursday, clearing the way for a floor vote in the state House that reproductive justice advocates say could have sweeping consequences in the state and all but ban the procedure before most people even know they are pregnant. 909 more words

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Landmark Report Concludes Abortion In U.S. Is Safe

A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that abortion is safe but that “abortion specific regulations in many states create barriers to safe and effective care.” 799 more words

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As Abortion Reporting Is Politicized, Wyoming Abortion Providers Ignore State Law

Elizabeth Nash of the Guttmacher Institute said “abortion opponents may be looking to adding more requirements to abortion reporting in an effort to show that abortion is dangerous and providers dodgy.” 1,062 more words

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Meet the American helping Irish women get abortions

LONDON — Karen, a law student from a small town in rural Ireland, traveled for hours to get to London to have a secret abortion. The procedure is illegal in her own country, so she lied to her family and friends — everyone apart from her boyfriend and the American who arranged her trip to Britain, Mara Clarke. 957 more words

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Bus to Rally in DC Against Fake Clinics (CPCs) Telling Lies - 3/20/18

“What’s more important? The right to spread lies, fear and shame under the guise of free speech? Or the right of people seeking health care and counseling during pregnancy to receive accurate, unbiased, and comprehensive information from a licensed medical facility? 585 more words

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Reproductive Rights: A Historical Perspective

Hello! My name is Emily Galik, and I am currently a senior at Tulane. This spring I’m  working as a Reproductive Rights intern at Tulane’s History Department, under the supervision of Professor Karissa Haugeberg. 290 more words

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'Saving the children' are the three most dangerous words uttered by white people

The story was splashed across the front page in three bold lines: “Save our children.” It relied on quotes from the federal assistant minister for children and families, David Gillespie, who said now was the time to place Aboriginal children with white families. 371 more words