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Washington Republicans’ New Bill Is Even More Restrictive Than Hyde

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

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Abortion Is a Social Good—So Let’s Start Treating It Like One

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

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Obamacare Still Falls Short for Abortion Coverage

Though Obamacare was supposed to expand reproductive health coverage, state and federal policies have continued to make it difficult for women in many states to secure abortion coverage.

Though Obamacare was supposed to expand reproductive health coverage, state and federal policies have continued to make it difficult for women in many states to secure abortion coverage.

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43 Years Later, Anti-Choice Advocates Continue to Ignore ‘Roe’

What good is having the right to an abortion as settled law if anti-choice advocates refuse to recognize it as such?

What good is having the right to an abortion as settled law if anti-choice advocates refuse to recognize it as such?

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Blames Voters for Failures of Democratic Party

Women are critical to the success of Democratic candidates. These voters might be forgiven for being unclear about whether those for whom they vote actually mean to keep their promises when they get into office.

Women are critical to the success of Democratic candidates. These voters might be forgiven for being unclear about whether those for whom they vote actually mean to keep their promises when they get into office.

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Six ‘Trailblazing’ Efforts to Counter Anti-Choice Restrictions in 2015

In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.

In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.

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The Helms and Hyde Amendments: More Than 40 Years of Human Rights Violations

It’s time for U.S. advocates who condemn other governments that force women and girls to carry pregnancies to term to look at our own sexual and reproductive health policies, starting with the Helms Amendment, a funding restriction that turned 42 on Thursday.

It’s time for U.S. advocates who condemn other governments that force women and girls to carry pregnancies to term to look at our own sexual and reproductive health policies, starting with the Helms Amendment, a funding restriction that turned 42 on Thursday.

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Another Effort to Strip State-Assisted Abortion Funding Introduced in Oregon

The proposed ballot measure would limit state money for the procedure to cases of rape, incest, or medical necessity, similar to the federal Hyde Amendment.

The proposed ballot measure would limit state money for the procedure to cases of rape, incest, or medical necessity, similar to the federal Hyde Amendment.

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Louisiana’s Race to the Bottom: State Gubernatorial Candidates Both Oppose Abortion

Louisiana Sen. David Vitter and his Democratic rival, Rep. John Bel Edwards

Louisiana’s highly anticipated gubernatorial runoff election is making waves as a Democrat in the Deep South threatens Republicans’ hold on the governor’s seat. But whatever his politics, should he win, Rep. Edwards would still be no friend to reproductive health in the state.

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In Alaska, a Woman Would Need to Be in a Coma to Get State-Funded Abortion Care

The State of Alaska is appealing a court ruling that found its definition of "medically necessary" abortion unduly restrictive by limiting Medicaid funding to women with a serious medical condition.

The State of Alaska is appealing a court ruling that found its definition of “medically necessary” abortion unduly restrictive by limiting Medicaid funding to women with a serious medical condition.

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