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Personhood USA’s Unhinged Response to National Advocates for Pregnant Women Study

Jennifer and Keith Mason, of Personhood USA. (Newsweek tumblr)

There’s an old saying: A hit dog will holler. That phrase came to mind as I read Personhood USA’s unhinged response to the new study conducted by Lynn Paltrow of National Advocates for Pregnant Women and Professor Jeanne Flavin of Fordham University. Never mind the facts, Personhood USA makes up its own.

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Kentucky Rules Against “Pregnancy Prosecutions”

The state supreme court of Kentucky ruled that Ida Cochrane could not be prosecuted for child abuse after she and her newborn tested positive for cocaine in 2005. “Pregnancy prosecutions” happen around the country, despite their unconstitutionality and the best medical evidence.

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National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) – Contest Winners Selected

NAPW has selected the winners of its first law student writing contest on the topic of challenging denial of vaginal delivery to women with a prior cesarean surgery.

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VIDEO: Ballot Initiatives? Watch Amber’s, Angela’s and Laura’s Stories

Need yet more proof that the ballot initiatives in Colorado, South Dakota and California this election season are anti-women’s health? Watch the real life stories of these three women unfold on video.

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Remembering Reproductive Rights for Prisoners

The number of women in prison is growing at a staggering rate. We must include the challenges and issues incarcerated women face to reproductive health care access as we advocate for reproductive justice for all.

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