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State Policy Trends 2013: Abortion Bans Move to the Forefront

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Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.

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Low-Wage Workers Remain Vulnerable to Illegal Pregnancy Discrimination

“Amy Crosby’s situation is not unique, and low-wage workers are particularly at risk for this kind of discrimination” said Emily Martin, NWLC Vice President and General Counsel in an interview with RH Reality Check.

One hospital worker’s story reflects a larger truth: low-wage workers are especially vulnerable to employment discrimination.

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Legal Wrap: Steubenville Rape Culture and Corporations as ‘Vessels’ of Faith

Last week brought a mixed bag of decisions for reproductive justice advocates.

Last week brought a mixed bag of decisions for reproductive justice advocates.

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Undocumented Farmworkers Make “Perfect Victims” for Sexual Harassers and Abusers

On an onion farm in Elba, N.Y., during planting and harvest season about 40 percent of the workforce are women.

The problem is also rampant in food processing plants, where often “a male supervisor will just walk down the line and run his hand along [female workers'] buttock,” according to an attorney.

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Here We Go Again: Florida’s Charles Van Zant Back with Another All-Out Abortion Ban

If the Florida House is in session, it must mean Van Zant is ready with his “Florida for Life Act.”

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Justice for Sale: Big Money Floods State Judicial Races and the Implications Are Ominous

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If state judicial elections continue to be a big-money game, reproductive health and social justice could lose big.

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They Are Coming for Your Birth Control: No One Is Thankful For Birth Control Discounts

Image: Newshounds.

Gasp! Ten dollars off on a clinic visit? Say it ain’t so!

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ELECTION 2012: Voters Rejected Most Partisan Attacks On The Judiciary

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With a slew of judicial races to watch, voters showed they have little tolerance for overtly politicizing the bench.

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ELECTION 2012: Florida Voters Defeat Amendment 6, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion” Amendment

Photo: Fox 4.

Voters refused to agree to a constitutional change that would have enshrined a ban on abortion coverage and reduced a woman or girl’s right to privacy.

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Voter Fraud Rampant, But Not Being Committed By Voters

Photo: Dvorak Uncensored.

If people are really concerned about the integrity of the voting system, the voters are the last place that needs extra scrutiny.

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