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Sexual Health Roundup: Illinois to Improve Sex Ed, Changing HPV Messages, and West Virginia Bans Teen Sexting

This week, West Virginia bans sexting among teenagers.

This week, the Illinois senate took up a bill requiring that sex education be medically accurate, West Virginia took on teen sexting, and a new study suggested we may need to change our HPV messages if we want more women to get the vaccine.

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Legal Wrap: When Will the Obama Administration Stop Playing Politics With EC?

A federal judge blasts the Obama administration on emergency contraception, and the battle over Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban heats up.

This week, a federal judge blasted the Obama administration on emergency contraception, and the battle over Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban heated up.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Mail-Order Condoms and Viagra, and a Sex Toy Race in Vegas

Vibrators race in Vegas.

This week, a California program that allows teens to order condoms online garnered controversy, but Pfizer selling Viagra to patients online did not. Meanwhile, a vibrator race was held in Las Vegas.

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Legal Wrap: The EC Appeal Is Bad Law and Bad Policy

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Porn Not So Influential?; Latinos Support Sex Ed; German Textbook ‘Too Explicit’

A new study out of the Netherlands suggests that porn might only influence young people's sexual behavior a little bit.

A new study suggests that porn might not influence young people’s sexual behavior as much as we thought, and it turns out that even Europeans have limits about how explicit sex education can be, at least when it’s for first-graders.

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Legal Wrap: How Many Legal Challenges to the Birth Control Benefit Will Conservatives File?

The never-ending stream of legal challenges to the birth control benefit shows how focused the extreme right is on making safe, affordable health care an impossibility in this country.

The never-ending stream of legal challenges to the birth control benefit shows how focused the extreme right is on making safe, affordable health care an impossibility in this country.

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Sexual Health Roundup: HPV Vaccinations Work, Circumcision Reduces STDs, and You Should Have More Sex Than Your Friends

New research shows that widespread HPV vaccination works to reduce genital warts, at least in Australia.

New research shows that widespread HPV vaccination works to reduce genital warts, at least in Australia. And the key to happiness? Don’t just have more sex—make sure you’re having more sex than your friends.

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Legal Wrap: Big Wins in North Dakota and Mississippi; SCOTUS Against Human Rights

Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.

Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.

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Tweet Roundup: The Hard Facts About the #Gosnell Trial

On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.

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A Roundup of Reporting on the Kermit Gosnell Case

A roundup of Gosnell coverage.

Kermit Gosnell is on trial after his arrest in January 2011. Here is a roundup of coverage of the case from RH Reality Check and elsewhere.

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