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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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Ireland: Importing and Exporting Abortion

A rise in the number of illegal abortion pills imported into Ireland indicates increasing reliance on DIY abortions by women desperate to terminate a pregnancy but lacking access to services at home and money to travel abroad.

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“Mad Men” Provides Realistic Portrayal of Abortion

Even a glance to the past from Hollywood can remind us that access to abortion and to reproductive health care in general should be the priority of the pro-choice movement.

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Utah Bill Criminalizing Miscarriage To Be Resubmitted

At the request of Utah’s governor, a bill that would criminalize miscarriages is to be resubmitted to remove the standard for “recklessness.”  The new version, however, would still set a dangerous precedent.

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Anti-Choice Website Misleads on Connections Between Abortion and Maternal Mortality

A writer makes nonsensical arguments to connect criminalization of abortion in Ireland with low rates of maternal mortality. Ireland is abortion-free like America is drug-free.

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The Hyde Amendment Killed Rosie Jimenez… Because of Roe and Rosie, I Exist

Because of Roe v. Wade, and because of Rosie’s death, I am able to sit here and write this. I am able to accomplish what Rosie had planned for herself and have become a teacher. Because of Rosie, I can dream bigger, travel farther, educate others, and help people experiencing an abortion as their abortion doula.

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