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Roundup: Philippines Leaders and Church Fight Back Against Push For Safe Abortions

The Center for Reproductive Rights brought a spot light to unsafe abortions in the Philippines, and the government and church decide dying women are fine.  Plus, Reproductive Animal Planet.

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(VIDEO) The Forsaken Women of the Philippines: The Hardship, Humiliation, and Hypocrisy of Unsafe Abortion

Although perhaps not completely shocking to those of us in the reproductive health and justice movement, the encompassing newly published Forsaken Lives: The Harmful Impact of the Philippine Criminal Abortion Ban by the innovative Center for Reproductive Rights is both incredibly powerful and devastating as it discusses in detail “the human suffering caused by the criminal ban on abortion [in the Philippines] and the challenges it creates for health service providers.”

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City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask for CPC Case Dismissal

The City of Baltimore asks the court to dismiss the Archbishop and Center for Pregnancy Concerns’s case regarding crisis pregnancy centers posting truthful signs.

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Oklahoma’s Statistical Reporting of Abortion Act Passes Again

Oklahoma Senate decided to override Governor Brad Henry’s veto of the Statistical Reporting of Abortions Act, making it official Oklahoma law.

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(VIDEO) Happy Mother’s Day To The Biggest Influence on a Young Woman’s Life

Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates the biggest role model for young women and reproductive health, their mothers.

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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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