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Onslaught of Anti-Choice Bills to Come in 2016

Missouri lawmakers, for example, pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

Missouri lawmakers, for example, have pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.

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Texas Supreme Court Curbs Minors’ Access to Abortion Care

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

New rules issued by the Texas Supreme Court are designed to make it impossible for minors to access an abortion, advocates claim.

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Another Year, Another Round of Attacks on Contraception Coverage

2015 proved conservatives just won't quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.

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Governor Signs Two ‘Critical’ Bills for Pregnant New Yorkers

The bills ban the shackling of pregnant inmates and allow expecting New Yorkers to purchase health insurance at any point during their pregnancy.

The bills ban the shackling of pregnant inmates and allow expecting New Yorkers to purchase health insurance at any point during their pregnancy.

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California Crisis Pregnancy Centers Dealt a Double Blow in Court

The law, set to go into effect January 1, requires a public notice about access to abortion and birth control at pregnancy-related clinics statewide.

The law, set to go into effect January 1, requires a public notice about access to abortion and birth control at pregnancy-related clinics statewide.

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Religious Universities Get Exemption to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students, Faculty

A group of senators pushed back last week, saying there should be a publicly searchable database of Title IX exemption requests and responses, making the process more transparent.

A group of senators pushed back last week, saying there should be a publicly searchable database of Title IX exemption requests and responses, making the process more transparent.

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Texas Health Officials End Funding for Planned Parenthood’s HIV Program

The decision cuts off nearly $600,000 in annual federal funding for HIV testing and counseling, condom distribution, and referrals for new patients.

The decision cuts off nearly $600,000 in annual federal funding for HIV testing and counseling, condom distribution, and referrals for new patients.

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Tennessee Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder After Failed Self-Induced Abortion

Prosecutors indicted Anna Yocca this month for illegally attempting to end her pregnancy herself.

Prosecutors indicted Anna Yocca this month for illegally attempting to end her pregnancy herself.

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Six ‘Trailblazing’ Efforts to Counter Anti-Choice Restrictions in 2015

In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.

In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.

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Judge: Utah GOP Can Nix Funds for Planned Parenthood Programs

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert

The reproductive health-care provider used those funds for programs like after-school programming for young people as well as sexually transmitted infection testing throughout the state.

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