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In Nigeria Case, Supreme Court Looks at Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Abuses Abroad

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Will corporations that facilitate human rights abuses abroad be held accountable under U.S. law? That’s the question the Supreme Court will decide in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.

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Catholic Crusaders No More

Today, there is a social liberalism in Spain that counters the influence of the Catholic Church on some issues.

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Even Legal Abortion Is Hard to Access in Poland

Abortion in Poland is legal when the mother’s life or health is at risk, in cases of fetal malformation, or when pregnancy is a result of a crime, and a clear majority of Poles support access to abortion in these cases. So why is accessing legal abortion so difficult?

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Are U.S. Policies Killing Women Abroad?

The global gag rule only thwarts safe abortions. Illegal, unsafe abortion continues abroad unchecked, and is a major cause of maternal death.

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