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Utah Continues Reckless Efforts to Lock Up Pregnant Women

Comforted by the fact that the Utah legislature “revised” the bill on miscarriages?  Don’t be.  Its main purpose is not to advance a “culture of life,” but to advance laws that permit imprisonment of pregnant women.

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Caution: Pregnancy May Be Hazardous to Your Liberty

With Congress deadlocked on health reform, some state legislators are working to make it more difficult for women to access health care and much easier for states to put them, and the people who help them, in jail.

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Pregnant in Colorado? One Reporter’s Search (and Failure) to Find Maternity Coverage

Posing as a 34 year-old woman whose COBRA insurance was running out, this reporter went in search of an individual insurance plan that included maternity coverage in case of a future pregnancy and found not one, single plan in the entire state of Colorado that would cover maternity care.

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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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