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California Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Tell the Truth

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

The Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act would require licensed clinics that provide family planning or pregnancy-related services to provide a notice to consumers regarding their reproductive rights.

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California Schools Required to Teach Comprehensive Sex Ed in 2016

A new law, signed by Governor Jerry Brown early this month, will make California’s sex education among the most comprehensive in the country as it mandates that all schools address topics in ways that are accurate, unbiased, and affirming of LGBTQ students and families.

The new law spells out what young people across the state must learn and includes information about “sexual harassment, sexual assault, adolescent relationship abuse, intimate partner violence, and sex trafficking.”

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Pro-Choice Ohio Lawmakers Hit Back Against GOP Abortion Restrictions

Republican Gov. John Kasich has overseen a systematic erosion of abortion access throughout Ohio during his tenure.

Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio’s Republican-dominated state legislature.

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Campaign Week in Review: Fiorina Fibs, Biden Says Abortion Is ‘Always Wrong’

RH Reality Check brings you our first weekly roundup of the good, the bad, and the bizarre statements on reproductive health and justice from the people who want to be your president.

RH Reality Check brings you our first weekly roundup of the good, the bad, and the bizarre statements on reproductive health and justice from the people who want to be your president.

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Anti-Choicers Are Trying to Convince Us That Reproductive Care Isn’t a Legitimate Need—and the Media Is Helping

Two of the major anti-Planned Parenthood talking points, which anti-choicers have disseminated through mainstream media, are about advancing the idea that any sexual health services that aren't about making babies doesn't count as real health care.

Two of the major anti-Planned Parenthood talking points, which anti-choicers have disseminated through mainstream media, are about advancing the idea that any sexual health services that aren’t about making babies doesn’t count as real health care.

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Memo to Pope Francis: Women Who Have ‘Resorted’ to Abortion Don’t Need Forgiveness

The Pope has made it easier for women to get forgiveness for abortions. But it's he who should be asking forgiveness, for implying that women who get abortions don't know what they are doing or why.

The Pope has made it easier for women to get forgiveness for abortions. But it’s he who should be asking forgiveness, for implying that women who get abortions don’t know what they are doing or why.

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Democrats Push to Hold Crisis Pregnancy Centers Accountable

House Democrats reintroduced a bill last week that would prohibit so-called crisis pregnancy centers from falsely advertising that they provide abortion services.

House Democrats reintroduced a bill last week that would prohibit so-called crisis pregnancy centers from falsely advertising that they provide abortion services.

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Jeb Bush Visits Crisis Pregnancy Center, Calls for Planned Parenthood Investigation

Jeb Bush has bragged that Florida is “the only state, I believe, to have funded with state monies crisis pregnancy centers.” He’s wrong about that.

Jeb Bush has bragged that Florida is “the only state, I believe, to have funded with state monies crisis pregnancy centers.” He’s wrong about that.

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The Problems for Reproductive Rights Advocates in the Confederate Flag License Plate Decision

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled states can refuse to print license plates displaying the Confederate flag. But the decision is not the win it looks like for reproductive rights advocates.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled states can refuse to print license plates displaying the Confederate flag. But the decision is not the win it looks like for reproductive rights advocates.

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Montana Abortion Clinic Vandal Sentenced to Prison

Following three days of hearings, a man with connections to a local anti-choice group was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for vandalizing a Kalispell, Montana reproductive health-care facility in 2014.

Following three days of hearings, a man with connections to a local anti-choice group was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for vandalizing a Kalispell, Montana reproductive health-care facility in 2014.

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