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Hypocrisy Has No Term Limit: Vitter Attacks Title X and Planned Parenthood in Omnibus

Senator David Vitter–previously caught in a prostitution ring scandal and whose political party makes itself out to be the guardians of the national chastity belt–attacks Title X and Planned Parenthood in the omnibus.

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Roundup: Spain to Liberalize Abortion Laws

Spain to liberalize abortion laws; anti-choicers target state funding for Planned Parenthood; Brazil shuts down websites selling misoprostol; medical records follow Phill Kline to Virginia; Sarah Palin silent as National Abstinence Education Association criticizes Bristol; men’s reactions to abortion.

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Czech Republic: Abortion Services Not “Abortion Tourism” for EU Citizens

Recently, the Czech Republic approved a bill that would extend abortion privileges and other health services to all European Union citizens.

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Global Gag Rule Just the First Step: The US International Abortion Funding Ban

The impact of repealing the global gag rule will be significant. But repealing the gag rule will not end the longstanding ban on foreign aid for safe abortion care.

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Australia Lifting Gag Rule on Foreign Aid for Abortion?

The Australian Agency for International Development is considering lifting a ban on foreign aid funding for abortion services, a proposal which has sparked significant divisive debate across the political spectrum.

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Taking Stock of Abortion Laws Across Europe

A new Council of Europe report reiterates what we already know – availability of legal abortion reduces the rate of unsafe abortion.

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Will Uruguay’s President Veto Bill That Would Prevent Maternal Deaths?

Uruguay’s legislature has passed an abortion liberalization law. Will President TabarĂ© Vasquez ignore widespread unsafe abortion in the country and veto the bill?

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A New Pro-Choice Congress In 2009

Updated 3:02pm PST – Americans have voted: our new U.S. Congress will be pro-reproductive health access, pro-prevention and pro-education. Here’s a run-down of the winners and losers of key Senate and House races.

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Washington Post Says Year of the Woman? It May Finally Be True

It’s the Year of the Woman! And that means it’s time to examine how support for or opposition to legal abortion access does or doesn’t signal a “real feminist.”

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Since Roe, Protections for Women’s Health Embedded in Abortion Law

The United States Constitution protects each and every woman against any law that would force her to carry to term any pregnancy which jeopardizes her life or her health.

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