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Doctors in Pennsylvania Hospital Merger Ready To Resign Over Ending Abortion Access

The new hospital may not be able to perform abortions, and they may lose key staff over the issue.

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Catholic Hospitals Make Abortion The Only Thing They Won’t Allow

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When it comes to mergers with non-Catholic health systems, it appears abortion is the one rule they won’t compromise on.

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“Conscience Clause” Gone AMOK — Rape Victim Denied Morning After Pill By Prison Guard

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It’s bad enough that a victim of sexual assault was jailed for an outstanding warrant when she went to report her rape. But being denied emergency contraception by her guard? No wonder she’s suing.

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Is Rep. Amash Trying To Win Back NRLC With More Restrictions on Abortion in D.C.?

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Apparently the 20-week ban and Medicaid abortion bans were just the warm up act. It seems a congressman who earlier angered anti-choicers may be sponsoring a bill to get back in their good graces.

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Missouri Version of “Blunt Amendment” Awaits Governor’s Signature

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

The senate may not have been able to pass a bill allowing employers to decide what health insurance can or can’t cover, but the Missouri legislature may do it themselves.

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Raped In Oklahoma? Better Know Your Hospitals

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A rape victim is turned away because there is no one on staff able to examine her.

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“Treating Your High Blood Pressure Is Against My Conscience!”

What if doctors and pharmacists got to decide which conditions they wanted to treat, just like they get to decide with reproductive health?

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Kansas Legislature Considers Letting Pharmacists Deny Drugs That “Might” Cause Abortions

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As long as the pharmacists “thinks” the drug could cause an abortion, well, that’s good enough reason to refuse to dispense it.

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Arizona Senate Rejects Bill Allowing Employers to Deny Contraceptive Coverage

A handful of Republicans bucked their party to defeat the bill.

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Change The Birth Control Conversation from Theocratic to Democratic

The fight against birth control coverage smacks of theocratic thinking – the notion that government ought to be ruled by or subject to religious authority. Clearly we need a much more inclusive conversation about religion and reproduction.

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