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California Expands Access to Abortion With Two New Laws

Certain non-physician medical professionals will now be allowed to perform first-trimester abortions in the state, while abortion facilities will no longer be singled out to adhere to certain facility standards.

Certain non-physician medical professionals will now be allowed to perform first-trimester abortions in the state, while abortion facilities will no longer be singled out to adhere to certain facility standards.

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New Mexico Attorney General: Proposed 20-Week Abortion Ban ‘Unconstitutional and Unenforceable’

A proposed ban on abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, would be "unconstitutional and unenforceable," the state's attorney general said Wednesday in a letter to a city council member.

A proposed ban on abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, would be “unconstitutional and unenforceable,” the state’s attorney general said Wednesday in a letter to a city council member.

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Why Adoption Needs to Play a Bigger Role in the Reproductive Justice Conversation

A recent proposal by a Texas senator that would mandate pre-abortion adoption counseling has given reproductive justice advocates a unique opportunity to show what real, meaningful adoption industry reform could look like.

A recent proposal by a Texas state senator that would mandate pre-abortion adoption counseling has given reproductive justice advocates a unique opportunity to show what real, meaningful adoption industry reform could look like.

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Wendy Davis Announces Run for Texas Governor, ‘For the Very Future of Our State’

The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban.

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis officially announced that she will run for Texas governor Thursday, following weeks of speculation among Democrats and progressives in Texas who’ve been rooting for the Fort Worth native to make a run for statewide office ever since her news-making 13-hour filibuster of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion bill this summer.

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Texas Abortion Providers Challenge Omnibus Anti-Abortion Bill in Federal Court

A pair of bills that would require abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinics where they perform abortions are working their way through the Oklahoma legislature.

A coalition of reproductive health organizations and abortion providers filed a federal lawsuit Friday morning seeking to block portions of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law from going into effect on October 29.

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Davis Run for Governor of Texas Looks Increasingly Likely

The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban.

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is preparing to announce a run for governor next week, according to news outlets that have spoken with anonymous, high-ranking Democratic sources.

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Texas Birth Centers Face Increased Scrutiny From Lawmakers, Bureaucrats

While the big reproductive health news out of Texas this summer centered around the regulation of abortion providers, the state's birthing centers are also coming under increased scrutiny from lawmakers and bureaucrats.

While the big reproductive health news out of Texas this summer centered around the regulation of abortion providers, the state’s birthing centers are also coming under increased scrutiny from lawmakers and bureaucrats.

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Report: Taxpayers Responsible for Helping Keep For-Profit Prison Operators Financially Afloat

Correctional corporations make money whether cells are empty or occupied, according to the new report.

A new report on for-profit private prisons shows how correctional corporations make money whether cells are empty or occupied, depending on citizens to pay “low-crime taxes” when occupancy is down in order to cushion corporations’ bottom lines.

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Wendy Davis to Announce ‘What’s Next’ on October 3

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The Texas senator told her supporters in an email Tuesday that she’ll announce her future plans—a run for governor is rumored—in early October.

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A ‘Grim Tally’: Abusers, Guns, and the Women They Kill

While the broken-record question “Why didn't she leave” may never be satisfactorily answered in every situation, we know, definitively, how most U.S. women killed by abusive partners meet their end: They are shot to death.

While the broken-record question “Why didn’t she leave” may never be satisfactorily answered in every situation, we know, definitively, how most U.S. women killed by abusive partners meet their end: They are shot to death.

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