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Only one abortion clinic left in the entire state of Missouri

The culture war over abortion continues to heat up as a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri, on Monday ceased providing abortion services. The clinic discontinued non-surgical abortions, which are induced using a pill, because one of the clinic’s doctors is losing a crucial hospital privilege on December 1. 141 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Ted Cruz praises pro-life advocate famed for believing abortion providers should be executed

In a press release on November 19th, U.S. senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced that he’d received the endorsement of Troy Newman, the president of pro-life group Operation Rescue. 183 more words

Politics And Government

It's 2015—let's stop calling reproductive rights a "women's issue"

The year 1992 was hailed as the “Year of the Woman”—a moniker popularized in the wake of the election of a handful of powerful female senators. 1,559 more words

Brazilian bill would require rape victims to undergo forensic testing to get abortions

A proposed abortion bill in Brazil would force rape victims to undergo forensic testing by a state medical examiner and report the rape to authorities in order to qualify for an abortion. 207 more words

Sexuality And Reproductive Issues

I stand with you

In September, my Facebook feed became saturated with the #IStandwithPlannedParenthood campaign. People I haven’t seen or heard from in over 10 years were talking about going to Planned Parenthood and how it helped them. 282 more words

Domestic Violence

Reclaiming Abortion Narratives in America

By Deana A. Rohlinger

Feminist Gloria Steinem made headlines when journalists and pundits learned that she dedicated her new book, My Life on the Road, to Dr. 703 more words