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What’s the Message on Miscarriage and Abortion…Suffer in Silence or Be Shamed?

In 140 characters, Penelope Trunk started a controversy around how women should react to a miscarriage. Is it best to suffer in silence? Are you ever allowed to be grateful? And above all, are you EVER allowed to discuss abortion?

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Will the Stupak Amendment Affect Insurance Coverage for Miscarriages? I Think So

By banning private insurers in the public exchange from covering “abortion services,” the Stupak Amendment will affect women with incomplete miscarriages. Like the one I faced last month.

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TV Land: A World Without Choice

Abortion’s absence from TV shows is hard to swallow when television has always been a medium for discussing social issues.

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Miscarriage is Not a Pro-Life Issue

A chemical that’s damaging to reproductive health is everyone’s concern.

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Tennessee Proposes Drug Testing Pregnant Women

Now, for the umpteenth round of "keep your laws off my body."

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Get Real! Questions After Abortion, Miscarriage

Will my ob-gyn be able to tell that I’ve had an abortion? How will an abortion affect sex? Heather responds to women’s questions about post-abortion care.

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Open Letter to William Saletan: Women’s Bodies Kill

Oh, William, you’ve come back.

We’ve had moments where we thought you had slipped away from us – taken in by the sometimes masterful, most times absurd, anti-choice propaganda. But I can tell – you’ve seen the light.

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Missing: Medication for Pregnant Women

There exists a “drug drought” for pregnant women in this country and around the world, leaving women and their fetuses to face obstetric conditions and other medical problems using untested medication or no treatment at all.

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Nicaragua: Working for Safety Despite Abortion Ban

After more than a hundred years of legally allowing women access to a therapeutic abortion, in October 2006 the Nicaraguan National Assembly banned this procedure in all circumstances. Now women’s health groups are working to mitigate the damage.

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How Much Jail Time?

If abortion is criminalized, what should the punishment be for women who have one? Anna Quindlen examines abortion opponents’ refusal to confront the logical endpoint of criminalization.

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