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Legal Wrap: The Battle Over EC Winds Down, Big Pharma Declared Winner

In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.

In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.

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Conservatives Double Down on the War on Women

With all the complaining about the phrase "war on women," you'd think conservatives would stop waging it. Instead, they're doubling down, and things are guaranteed to get worse before they get better. Time to buckle in for a long, arduous war to protect women's rights.

With all the complaining about the phrase “war on women,” you’d think conservatives would stop waging it. Instead, they’re doubling down, and things are guaranteed to get worse before they get better. Time to buckle in for a long, arduous war to protect women’s rights.

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Ohio Legislators Propose 48-Hour Waiting Period, Kasich Considers Anti-Choice Budget Amendments

Abortion doesn't cause breast cancer, but that's not going to stop Ohio anti-choicers from claiming it does as just one of the assaults on medical best practices contained in HB 200.

Ohio legislators are proposing extreme abortion restrictions, even as amendments tacked onto the state budget are under consideration by the house and the senate.

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Why a Catholic School Teacher Was Fired for an IVF Pregnancy—And Why She Was Awarded $171,000 (UPDATED)

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati argued that although Christa Dias was hired to teach computer classes and is not Catholic, she was still considered a minister of the Catholic Church and therefore could be fired for not adhering to Catholic teachings about IVF. But Dias won in court.

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati argued that although Christa Dias was hired to teach computer classes and is not Catholic, she was still considered a minister of the Catholic Church and therefore could be fired for not adhering to Catholic teachings about IVF. But Dias won in court.

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Ohio Senate Passes Budget Loaded With Anti-Choice Amendments

An AP investigation of sexual assault cases at U.S. military bases in Japan reveals erratic application of justice, and the senator suspects there's more to be found stateside.

By adding amendments into the state budget, the anti-choice majority in the house and senate has turned the bill into an anti-choice omnibus bill.

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Dual Strategies Used to Attack Planned Parenthood in Louisiana, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Republicans see an opportunity to capture the second most powerful court in the country—the D.C. Circuit—and they are going for it.

The war on Planned Parenthood is now reaching epic proportions, as multiple states try to defund existing clinics and block new ones from opening.

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Ariel Castro Could Face Murder Charges for Terminating Victim’s Pregnancies

The law is clear: If Castro terminated McKnight’s pregnancies against her will, he’s guilty of aggravated murder under Ohio law.

The law is clear: If Castro terminated McKnight’s pregnancies against her will, he’s guilty of aggravated murder under Ohio law. The question is whether the state can prove that he’s guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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Red Flags in Cleveland and Violence in America

Chris Hayes talks with syndicated columnist Connie Schultz, Irin Carmon of Salon, and Feministing writer Eesha Pandit about the latest developments out of Cleveland, and about how violence against women affects society. (via NBCNews.com)

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Ohio Health Department Starts Process of Closing Abortion Clinic Due to Lack of Transfer Agreement

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Public pressure from the state’s anti-choice activists, including a medical board member, has put one Toledo clinic on the verge of closure.

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Ohio House: Defund Planned Parenthood, Send Taxpayer Money to CPCs

Ohio anti-choicers would rather that women get misinformation than real reproductive health care.

Ohio anti-choicers would rather that women get misinformation than real reproductive health care.

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