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“La Operación:” How the Church Contributed to Sterilization Abuse in Puerto Rico

The Catholic Church inadvertently pushed women toward sterilization rather than risk committing a continuous offense against the Church.

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Racism is Shameful. Sex Isn’t.

Hispanic women are 15 times more likely and Black women three more times likely than white women to be tested for Chlamydia. Dare I say racial differences in STI testing is due to doctors’ racial prejudices about the sexual behaviors of Women of Color?

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Catholic Hospitals’ Practices Fall ‘Below the Radar’

Just weeks ago, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Arizona saved the life of a young mother of four with an emergency abortion. Join us to ensure that all U.S. Catholic hospitals protect patients’ rights and are held to the highest standard of care.

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Do Religiously-Based Restrictions Contribute to Late-term Abortion?

Tiller’s assassination has raised questions regarding how often late-term abortions take place and what factors contribute to putting women in this difficult position.

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The ‘Good Old Days’ Weren’t So Good for Reproductive Justice

This history provides just one example of the deeply personal, complex
factors that go into each woman’s reproductive decision making.

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People Who Are Refused Reproductive Health Care Can’t Always “Just Go Someplace Else”!

Jill Morrison writes in her reader diary: Real people can suffer real harms as a result of religious refusals. Next time someone asks the question “What’s the big deal?” — make sure you’re prepared to tell them.

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