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South Carolina’s First Virtual March on the Statehouse

Tell Them presents the first ever Virtual March on the South Carolina Statehouse in support of responsible reproductive health policies! Check out www.tellthemsc.org for more information!

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Rebuked Pro-Choice Nun Still Fighting For Women’s Rights

Just because she was officially rebuked, she hasn’t backed down. Sister Donna Quinn, the Chicago Roman Catholic nun who was reprimanded last month for her years of work volunteering as an abortion clinic escort, is still backing women’s rights.

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Menendez Sponsors Amendment to Extend Medicaid to Legal Immigrants

Senator Bob Menendez, D-NJ, is sponsoring an amendment to the Senate health reform bill allowing states to waive the five-year waiting period and extend Medicaid coverage immediately to legal immigrants.

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Weekly Pulse: Angry Mobs Demand the Status Quo

The summer break will give healthcare reform’s opponents more time to spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Disinformation is already running wild.

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Anti-Choice Amendments Fail in Senate HELP Committee

Today, the Senate HELP Committee defeated a handful of anti-choice
amendments to the Affordable Health Choices Act, its version of
health care reform legislation.

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Burmese Migrants Rely on NGOs for Care and Supplies

Adolescent refugees from Burma living in Thailand rely on community-based organizations, pamphlets and posters for sexual and reproductive health information and supplies like condoms.

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Nursing Crisis Looms over Iowa

Shortages of nurses continue to cause concern among elected officials and health care analysts in Iowa, increasing pressure for solutions.

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Roundup: Church and Politics, Future of Supreme Court

Wading into the brackish waters of church and politcs; Election important to future of Supreme Court; Closer look at the ‘rape exception’ in South Dakota abortion ban; Services fall short for rape victims; Editorial boasts benefits of family planning; Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to discoverers of HIV and HPV; and more.

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Provider Conscience or God Complex?

The new HHS provider conscience regulations aren’t a problem simply for women of childbearing age. Your body is now the tableau of conscience for whatever doctor or pharmacist you draw.

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Provider Ignorance, Bias Turn Lesbian Patients Off Health Care

The lesbian community faces unique challenges when accessing health care, from widespread provider misconception about STI risks for women who partner with women to doctors who tailor their medical advice to stereotypes they have of lesbians’ lives and needs.

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