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Pennsylvania Nurse Accused of Giving Teen Medication Abortion Pills

A Pennsylvania nurse has been accused of “performing an illegal abortion on a 16-year-old girl,” according to a local report out of Montour county.

A Pennsylvania nurse has been accused of “performing an illegal abortion on a 16-year-old girl,” according to a local report out of Montour county.

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Tweet Roundup: The Hard Facts About the #Gosnell Trial

On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.

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A Roundup of Reporting on the Kermit Gosnell Case

A roundup of Gosnell coverage.

Kermit Gosnell is on trial after his arrest in January 2011. Here is a roundup of coverage of the case from RH Reality Check and elsewhere.

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Learning the Right Lessons From the Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Disaster

Gosnell’s clinic is an extreme version of what I call “rogue clinics,” facilities that today prey on women, primarily women of color and often immigrants, in low-income communities.

Gosnell’s clinic is an extreme version of what I call “rogue clinics,” facilities that today prey on women, primarily women of color and often immigrants, in low-income communities.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: Poverty, Adoption, and Inequality in Perspective

How do the intersections between adoption, poverty, race, and class play out today? 

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Why Poland’s Proposed Abortion Ban is a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme for the Medical Establishment and a Death Sentence for Women

The Polish Parliament is considering a total ban on abortions, with no exceptions for the life of women. Meanwhile, women remain without access to safe, legal abortion even under current exceptions; abuse of conscience clauses to deny women both contraception and abortion is rampant; and the medical establishment is making millions off of clandestine illegal abortion.

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Illegal and Unsafe Abortion on the Rise in Dubai

Despite draconian laws and a culture of blame, women in Dubai and other states of the United Arab Emirates are increasingly turning to “do-it-yourself” abortions and endangering their lives in the process.

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Abortion in Ireland: Ignoring Reality

The idea that the number of women travelling to Britain for abortions is the sum total of Irish women actually having abortions would be laughable if it weren’t so tragic.

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Morning Roundup: Texas House Passes Ultrasound Bill with No Rape Exception

Texas House passes mandatory ultrasound bill without a rape or incest exception, 40 Days of Harassment starts tomorrow, Minnesota introduces fetal pain bill, and will internet-procured medication be the new back alley abortion?

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“Abortion Democracy:” Feminist Film-Maker Inspires Us to Speak Out for Women

Sarah Diehl’s film skillfully contrasts abortion policies and laws in two countries, revealing how the legal status of women is a direct result of the silencing–or empowering–of women’s voices

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