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Study: Contraceptive Use Dropped When Texas GOP Booted Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

A new report from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas' Medicaid program.

A report links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas’ Medicaid program.

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Flint Mayor: Replace Household Lead Pipes Now

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver's call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply.

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply.

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Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign Turns Herself In (Updated)

Sandra Merritt was part of the Center for Medical Progress' smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.

Sandra Merritt was part of the Center for Medical Progress’ smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.

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Maine’s GOP Governor Slashes Food Assistance

Maine's work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.

Maine’s work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect.

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Judge Blocks Group Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos From Disclosing Footage to Supreme Court

A district court judge last week refused to grant David Daleiden's request to submit to the U.S. Supreme Court video footage from the smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.

A district court judge last week refused to grant David Daleiden’s request to submit to the U.S. Supreme Court video footage from the smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.

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Georgia Students Arrested Protesting College Ban of Undocumented Students

Georgia is one of three states, along with Alabama and South Carolina, to institute an admissions ban against undocumented students in public higher education. On Monday, more than 30 students staged classroom sit-ins at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Georgia is one of three states, along with Alabama and South Carolina, to institute an admissions ban against undocumented students in public higher education. On Monday, more than 30 students staged classroom sit-ins at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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California’s Public Bathrooms Could Soon Be Gender Neutral

A Democratic-backed bill would require an "all gender" label on all single-occupancy toilet facilities in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces.

A Democratic-backed bill would require an “all gender” label on all single-occupancy toilet facilities in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces.

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White Republicans Have Pushed 90 Percent of 2016’s Anti-Choice Bills

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

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Gavel Drop: So Much Bad News for Daleiden. So Much.

Welcome to Gavel Drop, our roundup of legal news, headlines, and head-shaking moments in the courts.

Gavel Drop is a roundup of the good, bad, and absurd in the courts.

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Kentucky Democrats, Planned Parenthood Fight Two-Pronged Anti-Choice Effort (Updated)

Gov. Bevin has vowed to shut down Planned Parenthood's new abortion clinic in Louisville, and House Democrats have made changes to an informed consent bill in an attempt to make things easier on women facing hurdles accessing abortion care in Kentucky.

Gov. Matt Bevin has vowed to shut down Planned Parenthood’s new clinic, and Democrats have changed a bill that forces women to receive in-person consultation before accessing abortion care.

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