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Anti-Abortion Stigma Is Not the Only Cultural Force Restricting Reproductive Rights

The burden of TRAP regulations in Virginia was lightened in early May, when Attorney General Mark Herring clarified that existing clinics can be grandfathered into the law's architectural component. Still, challenges persist.

Racism and classism often affect the judgments made by individuals and lawmakers: Negative perceptions inspire policies dramatically reducing the ability of people of color or people living in poverty to make their own decisions when it comes to abortion.

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Disability, Prenatal Testing and the Case for a Moral, Compassionate Abortion

Having an abortion to prevent a child from being born with Down syndrome or another disability can be a positive moral choice. Okay, now let’s go on (assuming you’re not already plotting my demise).

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Is Better Prenatal Care the Key to Closing the Infant Mortality Gap in America?

The infant mortality crisis in the United States is one of the most shameful examples of health disparities in our country. Ending it may require a total “re-imagining” of prenatal care.

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When Uncle Sam Plays Cupid

Romance and marriage proposals are in the air on Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, cupid isn’t the only matchmaker hard at work this season. An increasing number of low-income women find themselves pushed to the altar — by the federal government.

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The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

An increasing amount of attention is being paid to rising birth control prices at college health centers, but one big piece of the puzzle has gotten minimal coverage: the part where the 100-400% price increases also affect 400 community health centers that primarily serve the poor.

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