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Anti-Choice Protester: Women’s Health Clinic Moving Next to WIC Center Like Putting ‘a Brothel Next to a School’

The fight over an Aurora, Illinois Planned Parenthood clinic inches toward final resolution.

A group of anti-choice activists wants to stop Sacramento’s Women’s Health Specialists, a full-spectrum reproductive health-care provider, from moving into the same complex as a Women, Infants, and Children center.

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As Access to Safe Abortion Care Diminishes in Arizona, Rural Women Face Growing Hurdles

Cathi Herrod. Photo: MyGay.Net.

Now that only doctors can perform abortions, rural women in the state have very limited options.

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State Of Mississippi: We’re Not Closing It Down “Immediately”

Dr. Mary Currier. [img src]

As the fight over Mississippi’s only remaining clinic continues, many are wondering how soon the state could be abortion-free.

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Roundup: Cuccinelli At It Again

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli declares the state has the authority to regulate abortion clinics as if they were hospitals; and Elisabeth Hasselbeck supports gay marriage?!

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Forty 4 Forty: Making Lemonade for Choice

Picketers holding anti-abortion signs in front of our clinic seek to confuse the public about our services. We don’t provide abortions. But the picketers underscore the true meaning of “anti-choice.”

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(VIDEO) End Sidewalk Bullying at Women’s Health Centers

A new video by Kate Ranieri examines sidewalk bullying by anti-choicers at women’s health clinics and calls for advocates to demand an end to such practices.

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Attorney/Clinic Escort/Self-Described Male Feminist Speaks Out on Abortion and Contraception

I really feel that we’re continually fighting a rearguard here. Obama has maintained the status quo (probably) on the Supreme Court. I don’t see a Freedom of Choice Act passing anytime soon. The anti-choicers are out to stop contraception generally, not just abortion, because pregnancy is supposed to be God’s punishment for “easy women.” Combined with Dr. Tiller’s murder and the generally lukewarm response, along with the lack of training for new doctors in abortion care, I worry that we’re going to be seeing a further decline in availability for quite some time.

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Why I Escort: A Day in the Life of ClinicEscort

Last Saturday, I spent my morning in the company of nearly two dozen lurkers, skulkers, stalkers, harassers, and creeps… and I can’t wait to do it again. As the “40 Days for Life” campaign kicks off, one escort tells their story.

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Roundup: UN Confirms Commitment to Sexual Health Education

The United Nations Population Fund reaffirms its commitment to finalizing international sexual education guidelines; efforts to correct misinformation campaign in health reform debates continue.

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Roundup: Clinic Protest; Roeder Bible Study; Australian Woman Threatened by Complicated Pregnancy Waits for Government to Act

The clinic protest that was not: Pro-choice advocates far outnumber those seeking to disrupt services in Nebraska; Scott Roeder attended bible study group with “anti-government” philosophy; Queensland woman with serious pregnancy complications denied access to safe abortion unless government officials act.

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