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New Secret Hoax Campaign Another Tactic in the Wars Over Safe Abortion Care and Women’s Rights

In recent weeks people who oppose Planned Parenthood and our mission to provide high-quality reproductive health care, have been conducting a secret, nationwide hoax campaign in an attempt to undermine women’s access to services. Now they are focused on spreading falsehoods about sex selection.

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Discredited Sting Operations and Sex-Selection Abortion in the United Kingdom: An Open Letter in Support of Providers

“Sting” operations carried out by anti-choice groups who want to eliminate women’s access to abortion and birth control have become an issue in the United Kingdom where misrepresentation of the issue of sex selection is being used in a new series of attacks on providers.

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Could a New Blood Test Lead To Gender Selection?

Would women in America be more likely to terminate a pregnancy if they weren’t happy with the sex of the child they were carrying?

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Selecting for Sons: Indian Women in the US

Photo by watchsmart

Indian immigrants to the US face no official barriers to using reproductive technologies to ensure the births of sons.

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Roundup: Rwanda Aims to Vaccinate All Girls Against HPV

Photo by Neil Palmer, CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Rhode Island’s legislative agenda on abortion; Louisiana state rep introduces abortion ban; and Rwanda unveils national campaign to address cervical cancer.

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Morning Roundup: Arizona Moves Forward on Race/Sex Selection Abortion Ban

The AZ House approves a ban on abortions based on race or sex, dismantling Title X and defunding Planned Parenthood may decrease the survivability of cancer, male birth control technology, and working mothers are also making their kids chubby?

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Morning Roundup: Arizona Seeks to Ban Race and Sex Selection

Arizona looks at banning race and sex selection abortions, despite the fact that it makes no sense, young women infected with HIV are more likely to become pregnant and have complications, hearings scheduled on the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” and women are a separate species – an unexplainable one at that.

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Pro-Woman Victory: Georgia Abortion Restriction Bill Defeated

Yesterday, SB 529, the so-called “OB/GYN Criminalization and Racial Discrimination Act,” died in the Rules Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives on the last day of Georgia’s legislative session.

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Roundup: Medication and Pregnancy, Ethics of Sex Selection

FDA wants information about fetal affects on drug labels, What are the ethics of sex selection?, UN releases report on HIV/AIDS efforts.

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Gang of Pink: Indian Women Fight Injustice

The “Gulabi Gang” – women in India donning pink saris – are taking a stand against gender inequity, child marriage and social injustice, employing techniques that shame the accused.

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