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Study Finds High Rates of Satisfaction With Abortion Care

Knowing what patients value and need from a clinic at the time of their abortion can help us make sure that abortion care is not only safe, but also patient-centered and provided in a compassionate manner.

Knowing what patients value and need from a clinic at the time of their abortion can help us make sure that abortion care is not only safe, but also patient-centered and provided in a compassionate manner.

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Making Progress Toward Destigmatizing Abortion

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How can we use all the data we have to create programs that actually make a dent in abortion stigma?

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Medicaid Coverage for Abortion Care Elusive Even in States Where It Is Legal

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Requiring Medicaid coverage of abortion is a far cry from guaranteeing that people can access an abortion when they need one.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: Addressing Pregnancy Ambivalence in Both Women and Men

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Instead of only emphasizing that couples should use contraception consistently and correctly, we have to figure out how to help them clarify their feelings about pregnancy, even if those feelings are messy and complicated.

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A Response to Time Magazine: Young People Are Not Fragmenting the Pro-Choice Movement

It may be true that the pro-choice movement is “more fragmented than it’s ever been,” but this is not because young people are clamoring to overthrow those who are running legacy organizations.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: How Do Abortion Providers Experience Stigma?

Many highly trained physicians provide abortion care, so why do abortion providers continue to be stereotyped as substandard doctors?

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: Poverty, Adoption, and Inequality in Perspective

How do the intersections between adoption, poverty, race, and class play out today? 

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: Expanding Our Thinking About “Repeat” Abortions

We should understand women who have had multiple abortions through their individual life experiences rather than judging them based on their pregnancy history. 

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: What Do Low-Income Women Think About Public Funding for Abortion?

We know what we think about the Hyde Amendment. But what do women who are on Medicaid, the very people who are most affected by Hyde, think about the restrictions it places on their insurance coverage?

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Evidenced-Based Advocacy: (Mis)-Understanding Abortion Regret

When we rely on a relief/regret dichotomy to define women’s emotional experiences after their abortions, we leave little room for the complexity inherent in women’s reproductive lives.

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