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What Is Going on With Admitting Privileges Legislation in Pennsylvania?

The Pennsylvania State Capitol

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently asked Planned Parenthood facilities in the state to submit transfer agreement and admitting privileges information, even though the state currently does not require clinics to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. A spokesperson said a department employee was acting on his or her own.

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Last Abortion Clinic in Toledo May Be Forced to Close

Anti-choice regulations are forcing Ohio reproductive health clinics to close, restricting access to safe, legal abortion in the state.

Roughly two months after one of the city’s two abortion clinics closed, the second clinic has been informed that its license will be suspended. In both cases, the clinics were unable to secure a hospital transfer agreement at a facility that meets new state criteria.

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Ohioans Plan Rally as Budget Heads to Kasich’s Desk With More Anti-Choice Amendments

The governor has until Sunday to veto anti-choice amendments in the budget; now there are even more to choose from. Meanwhile, activists are planning a rally Thursday to tell Kasich "that Ohio's Budget should not be the 'Abortion Budget.'"

The governor has until Sunday to veto anti-choice amendments in the budget; now there are even more to choose from. Meanwhile, activists are planning a rally Thursday to tell Kasich “that Ohio’s Budget should not be the ‘Abortion Budget.’”

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Ohio Senate Passes Budget Loaded With Anti-Choice Amendments

An AP investigation of sexual assault cases at U.S. military bases in Japan reveals erratic application of justice, and the senator suspects there's more to be found stateside.

By adding amendments into the state budget, the anti-choice majority in the house and senate has turned the bill into an anti-choice omnibus bill.

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Ohio Health Department Starts Process of Closing Abortion Clinic Due to Lack of Transfer Agreement

sorry we're closed sign

Public pressure from the state’s anti-choice activists, including a medical board member, has put one Toledo clinic on the verge of closure.

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Ohio Shows How an ‘Admitting Privileges’ Requirement Can Become a Backdoor Abortion Ban

A federal judge has declared part of Texas' abortion law to be unconstitutional, blocking a provision that requires abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of where they perform abortion procedures.

First you make it so abortion clinics are unable to operate unless they work with a hospital. Then you harass the hospitals that work with them.

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