reproductive rights

Conservative CO Representative Supports Abortion Pill in Instances of Rape, Incest

Conservative CO Representative Supports Abortion Pill in Instances of Rape, Incest
Rep. Amy Stephens (R-Colorado Springs) argued Tuesday against an anti-abortion proposal that would have made providing emergency contraception to victims of rape and incest a Class 3 felony.
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Plan B Politics: Title X Clinics Take the Pill Off the Table

Plan B Politics: Title X Clinics Take the Pill Off the Table
Dr. Mark Wallace, who directs the county’s health department, explained to commissioners on at least three separate occasions that Plan B contraception can not abort a fertilized egg. He objected to Garcia’s proposal to include any language in the county’s Title X contract that would suggest Plan B was an abortion drug.
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Native American Women Struggle to Gain Access to Emergency Contraception

Native American Women Struggle to Gain Access to Emergency Contraception
In face of inaction on emergency-contraception access, Native American women are being forced to turn to their own "Plan B" in order to prevent unintended pregnancies.
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War on Women: VA Assemby Looking to Eliminate Funding for Certain Abortions

War on Women: VA Assemby Looking to Eliminate Funding for Certain Abortions
A proposal in the Virginia General Assembly to eliminate state funding for certain abortions could force some low-income women to carry to term a fetus with a low likelihood of survival.
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Pro-Life Group Offers Bible Instruction and Free Baby Supplies to Prevent Abortion

Care Net is a self-described “pregnancy resource center” that works to prevent abortion by offering an array of services, including free pregnancy tests, parenting classes, and counseling. The USDA denied the group’s loan request due to the “inherently religious” nature of some of its programming.
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VA Health Commissioner Resigns Over Abortion Clinic Rules


Virginia’s health commissioner resigned Thursday, citing recent legal interpretations regarding abortion clinic regulations that she said prevented her from doing her job.
Karen Remley, who was appointed health commissioner by Gov. Tim Kaine in 2008, oversaw the state Board of Health while it considered strict new regulations for Virginia’s abortion provide...
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Celebrities 'Draw the Line' on The Bill of Reproductive Rights

In this video released by the Center for Reproductive Rights, a whole slew of celebrities join together in public outrage against the Republican war on women, which continues to push back a woman's right to choose.
The video encourages everyone to visit this website to "draw the line" and sign their online Reproductive Bill of Rights. Republicans won't stop their fight against women's health, so make sure you don't stop defending it!
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Anti-Abortion Scholar: Raise Costs As Restrictions

Political science professor Michael J. New, adjunct scholar for the Charlotte Lozier Institute, talks about effective abortion restrictions at the Values Voter Summit, Sept. 15, 2012.
New reiterated his comments in an interview with The American Independent following the panel discussion, specifically noting that abortion laws that require two separate trips to the clinic drive up the costs for women trying to get an abortion, “especially for women in rural areas.”
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Anti-Abortion Lawyer Parachutes Into VT

The city of Burlington is being sued by a group of pro-life demonstrators who believe that the city's "buffer zone" ordinance is unconstitutional. So reports Seven Days. And the lead attorney who brought the case is one Michael DePrimo of Connecticut.
So who is Michael DePrimo, and why is he bothering with a case in Vermont?
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