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Tennessee Woman Takes Plea Deal Under State’s Fetal Assault Law

Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.

Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.

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White Republicans Have Pushed 90 Percent of 2016’s Anti-Choice Bills

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

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Obamacare Still Falls Short for Abortion Coverage

Though Obamacare was supposed to expand reproductive health coverage, state and federal policies have continued to make it difficult for women in many states to secure abortion coverage.

Though Obamacare was supposed to expand reproductive health coverage, state and federal policies have continued to make it difficult for women in many states to secure abortion coverage.

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Attorney Wants Mental Evaluation of Tennessee Woman Charged in Self-Induced Abortion Case

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

The attorney for Anna Yocca, the Tennessee woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to terminate her pregnancy with a coat hanger, suggested his client has a history of mental illness.

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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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Here’s Why 2016 Could Be the Biggest Year for Reproductive Rights and the Courts in Decades

The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.

The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.

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Our Greatest Fear Has Come to Pass: Coat-Hanger Abortions in Tennessee

While we don’t know what would have brought Anna Yocca to self-induce, we can surmise what would bring a person to do so given what we know about the state of reproductive health care in Tennessee and the roles other factors, such as job security and health care, might play.

While we don’t know what would have brought Anna Yocca to self-induce, we can surmise what would bring a person to do so given what we know about the state of reproductive health care in Tennessee and the roles other factors, such as job security and health care, might play.

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Tennessee Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Failed Self-Induced Abortion

Pro-choice advocates see Anna Yocca’s situation as the end result of a rash of highly restrictive laws that have choked reproductive rights throughout Tennessee.

Pro-choice advocates see Anna Yocca’s situation as the end result of a rash of highly restrictive laws that have choked reproductive rights throughout Tennessee.

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Abortion Clinic Closures Leave Opening for Crisis Pregnancy Centers to ‘Prey’ on Women

Crisis pregnancy centers moving into facilities formerly occupied by abortion care providers potentially leaves a pregnant person without the medically accurate information they need to have a healthy baby, advocates say.

Crisis pregnancy centers moving into facilities formerly occupied by abortion care providers potentially leaves a pregnant person without the medically accurate information they need to have a healthy baby, advocates say.

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#BlackOnCampus Protests Bring Simmering Racial Tensions to the Forefront of College Life

Over the past seven days thousands of Black student and their allies in dozens of institutions have come out in support of their peers at Mizzou and Yale, using demonstrations, marches and sit-ins to highlight their own longstanding grievances over racial insensitivity, a lack of diverse faculty, and concerns for their safety amid a string of racist attacks.

Over the past seven days thousands of Black student and their allies in dozens of institutions have come out in support of their peers at Mizzou and Yale, using demonstrations, marches and sit-ins to highlight their own longstanding grievances over racial insensitivity, a lack of diverse faculty, and concerns for their safety amid a string of racist attacks.

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