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Contract Pregnancies Exposed: Surrogacy Contracts Don’t Protect Surrogate Mothers and Their Children

The United States currently has a hodge-podge of state-level legislation regulating surrogacy. High-profile disputes over surrogate pregnancies demonstrate this is not a workable solution. Regulating surrogacy does not protect women and children. 144 more words

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The Case for Making the Abortion Pill More Accessible

If Canada can do it, why can’t we remove our own barriers to securing abortion care?

While many primary care providers already have a trusted and caring relationship with their clients, and may be very willing to prescribe and help a client use the abortion pill, the cost of acquiring and storing the medicine is very high and may be too much of a barrier to keep it in stock in their office. 1,129 more words

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Abortion Clinic Protesters Sue City of Charlotte for Enforcing Zoning Laws

Anti-choice protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina, filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging the city is improperly enforcing zoning laws to curb their clinic protests. 342 more words

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The GOP tax bill is no place to attack reproductive rights

  • The GOP has included a very strange clause in their proposed tax plan.
  • Hidden among massive corporate tax breaks is a provision allowing families to open 529 educational savings accounts for “unborn children” – essentially college plans for fetuses.
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Republicans Ask Sessions to Prosecute Planned Parenthood Using Discredited Anti-Choice Smear Campaign

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) last year directed his staff on the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate false claims that Planned Parenthood profited from fetal tissue donations. 682 more words

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Talking with Women in the Waiting Room at the Last Abortion Clinic in Kentucky

EMW Women’s Surgical Center is the only abortion clinic in Kentucky, and its fate is currently uncertain.

 What will happen to women in the state if it’s forced to shut its doors for good? 1,009 more words

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Possible Pro-life Intimidation (and Disney analogies!)

As mentioned in “The Irritating Sand at the Life Chain”, crippling depression and anxiety has greatly affected my ability to do activist work.

One aspect that wasn’t affected by my emotional struggles was writing opinion letters for the paper. 2,322 more words