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Nevada Republicans Reject National Party’s Strict Anti-Choice Platform

While Republicans in state legislatures across the country are passing severe restrictions on reproductive rights, Republicans in Nevada have voted to drop opposition to abortion from the state party’s official platform.

While Republicans in state legislatures across the country are passing severe restrictions on reproductive rights, Republicans in Nevada have voted to drop opposition to abortion from the state party’s official platform.

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‘RH Reality Check’ State of Abortion Database Updated With Responses From Nearly Every State

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Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.

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Legal Wrap: State Detains Pregnant Woman, Catholic Bishops Meddle With Health-Care Benefits

A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.

A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.

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Nevada State Assemblywoman Lucy Flores: Thank You for Speaking Out for Young Latinas

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores.

Your story, of your family struggling to make ends meet, and of the lack of education about sexual and reproductive health, is all too common for young Latinas all over this country—though it’s not always a story that is spoken of out loud.

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Las Vegas Review Journal’s Column Falsely Quotes Legislators to Mock Sex Ed Bill

Frederick claimed that the "Nevada girls are easy" quote comes from a news report by Reno Gazette-Journal's Ray Hager. However, Hager said in a tweet "That's Sherm's quote. I, or anyone I've quoted, did not say that"

Las Vegas Review Journal contributor Sherman Frederick penned a column claiming that state legislators are pushing a new bill seeking to bolster sex education in Nevada because they believe “Nevada girls are easy.”

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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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Nevada School District Agrees to Address Lack of Athletic Opportunities for Girls

Nevada's largest public school district has resolved a civil rights complaint that it was discriminating against girls by failing to provide equal opportunities in athletics.

Nevada’s largest public school district has resolved a civil rights complaint that it was discriminating against girls by failing to provide equal opportunities in athletics.

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ICYMI: Nevada Senator Comes Out During Gay Marriage Debate

Before voting on a resolution that would repeal Nevada’s heterosexual definition of marriage, state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson came out to his fellow lawmakers, telling them, “I’m gay.” The resolution, Senate Joint Resolution 13, passed 12-9 and now moves on to the state Assembly for a vote. Atkinson, a Democrat, represents North Las Vegas.

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Bill May Improve Sex Education in Nevada

just adding a lesson about contraception cannot turn a fear- and shame-based program into anything better.

After a bad week for sex ed last week, there’s some good news as Nevada’s assembly passes a law to expand and improve sexuality education in the state.

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Alliance Defending Freedom Rewrites History When It Comes to Case of Disabled Pregnant Woman

The anti-choice legal group leaves out a few simple facts when they tout their “win” in Nevada.

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