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Michigan’s Proposed Second-Trimester Abortion Ban Advances

The bills target what anti-choice groups call “dismemberment abortions,” which are actually dilation and evacuation procedures (D and E). D and E is a common procedure in which a physician dilates a woman’s cervix and removes the fetus using forceps, clamps, or other instruments.

The bills target what anti-choice groups call “dismemberment abortions,” which are actually dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures. D and E is a common procedure in which a physician dilates a woman’s cervix and removes the fetus using forceps, clamps, or other instruments.

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The Obama Administration’s Slow, Steady March Toward Transgender Rights

Despite the defeat of Houston's equal rights ordinance the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.

Despite the defeat of Houston’s equal rights ordinance, the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.

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Class Action Lawsuit Charges Missouri Town With Turning Residents Into Revenue Stream

Under the municipal Code of Ordinances, authorities in Pagedale, Missouri, can slap homeowners with tickets and fines for such "violations" as having mismatched curtains hanging in their windows, or an unpainted wooden post in the front yard.

Under the municipal Code of Ordinances, authorities in Pagedale, Missouri, can slap homeowners with tickets and fines for such “violations” as having mismatched curtains hanging in their windows, or an unpainted wooden post in the front yard.

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Michigan’s GOP Continues Flurry of Anti-Choice Measures

The state's Republican-controlled legislature introduced two new anti-choice bills a week after the Michigan house had a hearing on a bill to criminalize D and E procedures.

The state’s Republican-controlled legislature introduced two new anti-choice bills a week after the Michigan house had a hearing on a bill to criminalize D and E procedures.

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Abortion Fund Leaders Are Telling Our Stories to Spark Change, End Hyde

Our stories will be what makes the difference for these legislators.

Our stories will be what makes the difference for these legislators.

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‘Gendertrolling’ and Violence Against Abortion Providers: Cut From the Same Cloth

Misogyny may evolve as new tactics are put into practice, but the systematic harassment of women, whether it be for speaking up or for accessing reproductive health care, continues to be about power.

Misogyny may evolve as new tactics are put into practice, but the systematic harassment of women, whether it be for speaking up or for accessing reproductive health care, continues to be about power.

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The Day I Learned Aborted Fetuses Aren’t People

If we are truly to defend access to abortion, and the personhood of pregnant people, we have to be able to say, unequivocally, that the aborted fetus is not a person.

If we are truly to defend access to abortion, and the personhood of pregnant people, we have to be able to say, unequivocally, that the aborted fetus is not a person.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Talking to My Catholic Parents About Abortion

When my parents came to visit me for the first time in Washington, D.C., it coincidentally was a big day for reproductive health: The EACH Woman Act was being introduced. I decided to use that as an opportunity to finally have a talk about my abortion advocacy work.

When my parents came to visit me for the first time in Washington, D.C., it coincidentally was a big day for reproductive health: The EACH Woman Act was being introduced. I decided to use that as an opportunity to finally have a talk about my abortion advocacy work.

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Kevin McCarthy Smear Campaign Was Engineered by Anti-Abortion Zealot Steven Baer

Chicago-based GOP operative Steven Baer has one apparent goal: to end legal abortion in this country forever. To do that, he is unafraid to use his email account, rumors, and his electronic Rolodex to destroy the careers of anyone he perceives as standing in the way.

Chicago-based GOP operative Steven Baer has one apparent goal: to end legal abortion in this country forever. To do that, he is unafraid to use his email account, rumors, and his electronic Rolodex to destroy the careers of anyone he perceives as standing in the way.

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The Institutionalization of Abortion Stigma: What Care at an Ambulatory Surgical Center Can Look Like

Under HB 2, Texas' omnibus anti-abortion law, doctors must fulfill medically unnecessary requirements just to stay open, forgoing a patient’s comfort.

Under HB 2, Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law, doctors must fulfill medically unnecessary requirements just to stay open, forgoing a patient’s comfort.

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