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Will Cute Bunnies Persuade the FDA to Finally Rule on EC for Younger Women?

One year after a federal court told the FDA to revisit their age restrictions related to over-the-counter access of Emergency Contraception, we’re no closer to seeing real change. The Center for Reproductive Rights has brought in the bunnies to see if they might get the FDA to “hop to it.”

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The State of Reproductive Rights in Oklahoma? Better Go Ask a Judge

On December 18th an Oklahoma judge ruled to continue to block an abortion law that has been on hold for over two months because it addresses multiple separate subjects in one law, making it unconstitutional.

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It’s No Joke: Center for Reproductive Rights Airs Ad On Stupak Amendment

As part of a new online and television campaign, the Center for Reproductive Rights will air a newly created ad, on cable stations, sharing the truth about health care reform and abortion coverage – essentially, the Stupak Amendment bans insurance coverage of abortion for all women – and what you can do to fight this in the Senate moving forward.

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Court Orders Nepal to Improve Access to Abortion

Great news out of Nepal! In just a few years, the country has gone from
a total abortion ban to allowing abortion under most circumstances to
this week, the Supreme Court ordering the government to set up an
abortion fund for poor women and to invest in an education campaign on
abortion.

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Moldovan Woman in Prison for Having an Abortion: European Court of Human Rights to Review

A young pregnant woman in Moldova is jailed for undergoing an abortion, denied adequate health care, and subject to discrimination and humiliation by male guards in prison. Human rights groups have filed a complaint on her behalf.

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Federal Appeals Court to Reconsider Virginia Abortion Ban

This morning, a full Fourth Circuit Court reconsidered a Virginia ban on certain late-term abortion procedures.

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Trigger Laws: Taking Aim at Roe

Both pro- and anti-choice activists are preparing the state legislative landscape on abortion for the next President and his or her Supreme Court nominees. The right’s latest tactic is the ban-in-waiting — a ban on abortion that springs into effect upon the reversal of Roe.

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Acting Surgeon General Galson Fumbled Plan B

President Bush elevates political puppetry above public health with his appointment of Steven Galson to Acting Surgeon General.

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