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Sanders Takes Stand on Overturning Hyde, Helms Amendments

Bernie Sanders’ campaign said in a statement that the candidate would work with Congress to repeal the 1973 Helms Amendment.

Bernie Sanders’ campaign said in a statement that the candidate would work with Congress to repeal the 1973 Helms Amendment.

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Stop Playing Word Games: Debate Moderators Must Ask Honest Questions About Abortion

I have never heard anyone ask for some deeper reflection by a politician on the consequences of treating the lives of millions of people and families like so many political poker chips to bargain away at the election table.

I have never heard anyone ask for some deeper reflection by a politician on the consequences of treating the lives of millions of people and families like so many political poker chips to bargain away at the election table.

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Judge Extends Restraining Order Against Orchestrators of Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

United States District Court Judge William Orrick confirmed what reproductive rights advocates have been claiming since July: David Daleiden is no journalist, and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), is built on fraud.

United States District Court Judge William Orrick confirmed what reproductive rights advocates have been claiming since July: David Daleiden is no journalist, and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), is built on fraud.

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Tennessee Woman Takes Plea Deal Under State’s Fetal Assault Law

Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.

Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.

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Campaign Fact-Check: Is It True That Millennial Voters ‘Have Not Moved to the Left’ on Abortion?

During the Republican debate over the weekend in Manchester, New Hampshire, a commentator posed a question that suggested young people are​​ conservative when it comes to reproductive rights, as they ​"have not moved to the left" on abortion​—but that is not ​necessarily​ what data about millennial opinions on the issue implies.

During the Republican debate over the weekend in Manchester, New Hampshire, a commentator posed a question that suggested young people are​​ conservative when it comes to reproductive rights, as they ​”have not moved to the left” on abortion​—but that is not ​necessarily​ what data about millennial opinions on the issue implies.

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Ted Cruz Doubles Down on False Claim That ‘Nobody Is Suggesting Banning Birth Control’

Cruz has also been a vocal proponent of defunding Planned Parenthood, which provides millions of people with access to contraception.

Cruz has been a vocal proponent of defunding Planned Parenthood, which provides millions of people with access to contraception.

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Advocates Press Florida Court to Keep Abortion Delay Law Blocked

Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.

Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.

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Gavel Drop: Judge Rules David Daleiden Is No Journalist

A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in "journalism" when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.

A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in “journalism” when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.

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Abortion Rights Take Center Stage at Republican Debate

Republicans facing off in Saturday night’s presidential debate sparred over whose anti-choice stances were the most draconian.

Republicans facing off in Saturday night’s presidential debate sparred over whose anti-choice stances were the most draconian.

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Kasich Touts and Clinton Stays Silent on Welfare Reform That Could Leave One Million People Hungry

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton's administration and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) in the '90s.

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton’s administration and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) in the ’90s.

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