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The Fight for Reproductive Rights Too Often Excludes Disabled Parents

The right to have children and keep them is especially in danger for disabled people, who may be prevented from parenting at all or risk confiscation of their children by welfare authorities after birth.

The right to have children and keep them is especially in danger for disabled people, who may be prevented from parenting at all or risk confiscation of their children by welfare authorities after birth.

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Discussing Disabled Sexuality Is a Radical Act

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an update to its guidelines that included an expansion discussion of sexual health for disabled teens. That's an incredibly important addition—so why are so few media outlets covering it?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an update to its guidelines that included an expansion discussion of sexual health for disabled teens. That’s an incredibly important addition—so why are so few media outlets covering it?

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Reproductive Justice Activists Must Combat Anti-Choicers’ False Push for Disability Rights

All over the country, billboards recently sprang up implying that babies with disabilities need to be "saved" from abortion.

Until reproductive rights and justice leaders make disability rights an integral issue for the movement, anti-choice advocates will continue to dictate—and skew—the conversation in order to restrict abortion.

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Court Battle Ensues Over Pregnant Mentally-Disabled Woman in Nevada

Photo: 2News.

Who gets to make a final decision when a patient can’t consent, her guardians, or the court?

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Disability, Abortion, and Ethics: A Response to Sierra

A recent piece by Sierra published by RH Reality Check argued for the morality of aborting a disabled fetus. This is a response to that argument.

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Marco Rubio Seeks to Deny Disabled Women Full Access to Reproductive Health Care

A rare bipartisan effort underway in the Senate—to ratify a United Nations treaty on disability rights—has become the latest target of politicians who would like to undermine a woman’s ability to make personal health care decisions.

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Medicaid Should Stop Paying for Viagra

Conservatives don’t want to pay for abortions? Well, I don’t want to pay for erections.

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Futile Care Theory Strikes Again-What will the Pro Choice and Pro Life Communities Do About It?

Futile Care cases continue to haunt paitents and their families. Will members of the pro choice and pro life communities work together to stop this?

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Special-needs and choice

The "what might have been" and what one mother might have chosen.

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