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It’s About What We Can Do, Not What We Can’t Agree On

Many of our constituents are now unable to make ends meet. Affordable access to critical sexual and reproductive health services in the midst of the economic crisis is elusive, making matters worse.

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ICPD + 15: Debating Health Care When It’s No Longer “Business as usual”

ICPD+15 is an opportunity to reflect on public health systems as core social institutions in the face of market failures and inadequacies, including corporate ineptitude in meeting the needs of ordinary people.

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It’s Time for a Stronger Defense of The Right to Choose

Clinic violence along with the constant legislative assault on access to abortion doesn’t just hurt and marginalize providers, it denies the rights of the one in three American women who will seek an abortion in their lifetimes.

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Empowering New Reproductive Justice Leaders

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) provides members with education and training to become confident chapter leaders. That’s just what we accomplished at our second annual Leadership Institute, entitled “Justice Doesn’t Just Happen.”

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No-choice Bunning To Retire From Senate

No-choice Senator Jim Bunning, who voted for any and every restriction on a woman’s right to choose and against every and any effort to expand access to contraceptive information and supplies, will retire next year due to lack of funding to mount an effective campaign.

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New Report: Abortion Providers = American Human Rights Defenders, Now Under Increasing Attack

A new report by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) calls on both the federal and state governments to address the growing threats against and stigmatization and abuse of abortion providers throughout the United States. The report is accompanied by a series of videos including interviews with providers, and an action campaign targeting Congress.

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Obama Reverses Bush Ban On Contraceptive Supplies to Leading Int’l Family Planning Organization

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today reversed a Bush Administration policy to block African governments from providing U.S.-funded contraceptive commodities to Marie Stopes International (MSI), one of the world’s leading family planning organisations.

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Midnight Cowboy Part 2: Taking Bush’s HHS Regulation to Court

National organizations join Connecticut and six other states in lawsuits opposing HHS’s new "provider conscience clause."  Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal calls the rule a "legal time bomb that threatens to blow apart women’s rights."

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