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Public Funding of Family Planning is Essential, Even Under Health Reform

Research shows that even in Massachusetts, a state where 98 percent of residents have health insurance, cuts to publicly-funded family planning would be devastating.

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Judge Says No to Controversial Arizona Immigration Law

A federal judge has struck down some of the most controversial aspects of SB1070, the Arizona law which would have supported, according to some, racial profiling and other civil rights abuses. Women’s groups have yet to speak up about the blockage of certain provisions.

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Eliminating HPV Vaccine Mandate For Immigrant Women: A Victory On the Road To Reproductive Justice

The removal, effective December 14, of a requirement that immigrant women and girls be required to get the Gardasil vaccine marks a major victory for the reproductive justice movement and a roadmap for how coalitions can work toward reproductive justice goals in the future.

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Documenting Obstacles to Medical Care for Women in Detention

Immigrant women’s health care is severely compromised by the immigrant detention system, two new reports find.

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Immigrant Women, Seeking Status Adjustment, Face Forced Vaccination

New Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations requiring HPV vaccination for young immigrant women seeking adjustment of status only erects further barriers in an already onerous immigration process.

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