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Anti-Choice Medical Malpractice Shields Threaten to Permanently Alter Medical Care for Women

Among the new restrictions appearing in anti-choice bills nationwide, it is the medical malpractice liability shields that have the potential to alter, perhaps permanently, women’s relationship with the civil justice system and their status as patients.

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Woman Denied Abortion While Being Held On Arson Charges Released

Bridget Burkholder has been released after pleading no contest to attempted arson.

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Mother’s Day 2011: Why Reproductive Justice Is a Black Thing

Childbirth can be a deadly matter in the U.S., especially if you are middle or working class. But it was when looking at race and income together that one civil rights organization decided it needed a new lens.

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Oregon Considers Anti-Choice Legislation For the First Time Since 2005

For the first time in seven years, the state of Oregon considered a bill that would restrict a woman’s right to choose.

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Morning Roundup: “Don’t Say Gay” in Tennessee

Tennessee wants to ban any mention of homosexuality in grade school, Iowa may be legalizing the murder of abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood clinics – and their advocates – across the country warn about the devastating impact of the Pence amendment.

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Roundup: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

What’s worse:  having parents involved in reproductive health or NOT having parents involved in reproductive health?  I guess it depends which state you live in.

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Unintended Pregnancy Plunges Women in Pacific Northwest into Economic Crisis

Increasing numbers of Pacific Northwest women experiencing an unintended pregnancy are finding themselves in an economic crisis of their own.

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Oregon Reaches for the STARS

In her reader diary, Leah627 writes about the Oregon program STARS, a peer-led abstinence curriculum which teaches middle school students that “Students Today Aren’t Ready for Sex.”

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Roundup: VIDEO: McCain Gets Testy in Defense of Sex Ed Ad

Video of a testy McCain defending his sex ed ad; Alaskan students band together for better sex ed; Britain’s Channel 4 plans sex ed show for teens; Investing in women pays high ROI; Utah GOP calls for abortion ban; Palin’s anti-abortion stance inspires donations to Planned Parenthood; and more.

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