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President Obama: Women Stood for You. Stand With Us and Remove Abortion Restrictions From Your Budget

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We put President Obama into office. Now my generation must hold Obama accountable to his commitments, including urging him to submit a budget to Congress without unfair restrictions on coverage for abortion care. Obama Administration, take note that women will be watching to see if you live up to your commitments to women’s health care.

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Safe Abortion Care Included As An Essential Health Benefit in Connecticut’s State Insurance Plan

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Connecticut will allow abortion coverage in their state’s federal insurance plan.

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HHS vs. Texas: The Spending Clause In Action

It is incredibly frustrating that the very women the federal Medicaid law is intended to protect are the ones who are hurt the most, but those sanctions are the only tool HHS has at its disposal to enforce the law.

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Washington State: Proposed Law Would Retain Insurance Coverage for Abortion

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The law would be a first in the nation to require insurance coverage of abortion.

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ACLU, Kansas Continue Battle Over Abortion in Insurance

U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown. Photo: Daily Mail News.

The group is arguing against a blocked injunction on banning insurance coverage for abortion procedures.

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Irrationality vs. Science: The IOM Recommendations

If you had any lingering hope that the Institute of Medicine could recommend including contraception in the list of preventive services that should be offered without co-pay and not have a hysterical reaction from anti-choicers, I’m afraid I’ll have to dash those hopes.

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Weekly Pulse: #DearJohn, Does Banning Abortion Trump Job Growth?

With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimating private abortion coverage and crippling public funding for abortion.

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Roundup: Roe v. Wade’s 38th Anniversary

The 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a day to acknowledge the importance of safe, legal abortion care as an issue of justice for women. It’s also a time to recognize that barriers to this care still exist for far too many women in this country.

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I’ve Made My Birthing Choice And It May Surprise You

Thinking about VBAC versus a repeat c-section was never a decision I took lightly.  But the conclusion I reached is definitely the right choice for me.

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