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Ted Cruz Doubles Down on False Claim That ‘Nobody Is Suggesting Banning Birth Control’

Cruz has also been a vocal proponent of defunding Planned Parenthood, which provides millions of people with access to contraception.

Cruz has been a vocal proponent of defunding Planned Parenthood, which provides millions of people with access to contraception.

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Panel Calls for Mental Illness Screening During and After Pregnancy

The recommendation, released Tuesday, follows research pointing to the prevalence of postpartum depression, which is thought to affect one in seven women.

The recommendation, released Tuesday, follows research pointing to the prevalence of postpartum depression, which is thought to affect one in seven women.

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Report: Child Poverty Rate Highest in New Mexico

While the state's child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

While the state’s child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

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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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Religious Challenges to the Birth Control Benefit, Explained

There's another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here's what you need to know about it.

There’s another Supreme Court challenge to the birth control benefit. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Insurance Coverage of Doula Care Would Benefit Patients and Service Providers Alike

A new report recommends that states take advantage of the Medicaid rule allowing reimbursement of doula services or that they mandate that both public and private insurance provide comprehensive coverage of doula care.

A new report recommends that states take advantage of the Medicaid rule allowing reimbursement of doula services or that they mandate that both public and private insurance provide comprehensive coverage of doula care.

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For Black Women’s Lives to Matter, Legislators Must Halt Attacks on Our Bodily Autonomy

All lives do not matter to politicians like Rep. Mike Moon (R-MO) and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) because the very real issues that we deal with every day are only spoken of when they want to vilify Black mothers and families or try to use us to push their agenda.

All lives do not matter to politicians like Rep. Mike Moon (R-MO) and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) because the very real issues that we deal with every day are only spoken of when they want to vilify Black mothers and families or try to use us to push their agenda.

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Five Reasons the GOP Can’t Be Taken Seriously on ‘Poverty’

No summit can fix what ails the GOP when it comes to concern for people struggling to make ends meet, or who no longer have any means whatsoever.

No summit can fix what ails the GOP when it comes to concern for people struggling to make ends meet, or who no longer have any means whatsoever.

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Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Rakes in Endorsements as Huckabee Lashes Out Against His Base

This week on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton wins key endorsements, Mike Huckabee lashes out, and Marco Rubio criticizes Obama's funding of Planned Parenthood.

This week on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton wins key endorsements, Mike Huckabee lashes out, and Marco Rubio criticizes Obama’s funding of Planned Parenthood.

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Uninsured Rate in the United States Down, But Stagnant

By refusing to expand Medicaid, many states with Republican-controlled legislatures are keeping many from accessing affordable coverage.

By refusing to expand Medicaid, many states with Republican-controlled legislatures are keeping many from accessing affordable coverage.

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