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Meet the New Left Flank of the Reproductive Rights Movement

The founders of Reproaction, a new reproductive rights direct action group, talked with RH Reality Check at Netroots Nation about protest, justice, and holding your allies accountable.

The founders of Reproaction, a new reproductive rights direct action group, talked with RH Reality Check at Netroots Nation about protest, justice, and holding your allies accountable.

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Abortion Providers Should Take Legal Action Against the Center for Medical Progress—Here’s Why

The videos released by CMP show quite definitively that Planned Parenthood is not engaged in the illegal sale of fetal tissue. They also show something else, something that CMP likely did not intend—that their own coordinated attack violated a host of laws.

The videos released by CMP show quite definitively that Planned Parenthood is not engaged in the illegal sale of fetal tissue. They also show something else, something that CMP likely did not intend—that their own coordinated attack violated a host of laws.

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Watchdog Group: California Should Investigate Anti-Choice Attack Organization for Fraud

A watchdog group has asked the California attorney general to investigate whether the anti-choice group that posed as a non-existent medical research entity violated California law "by making false or misleading solicitations for charitable donations."

A watchdog group has asked the California attorney general to investigate whether the anti-choice group that posed as a non-existent medical research entity violated California law “by making false or misleading solicitations for charitable donations.”

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Group Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Routinely Used Alcohol to Pry Information from Targets

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Operatives from the sham company Center for Medical Progress, set up under questionable circumstances specifically to attack Planned Parenthood, appear to have used alcohol as a means toward getting providers to talk more freely.

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Alaska Governor Will Expand Medicaid Without State GOP’s Approval

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday announced that he will accept federal money to expand Medicaid in the state, despite the objections of the Republican-majority legislature that sought to limit health care access.

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday announced that he will accept federal money to expand Medicaid in the state, despite the objections of the Republican-majority legislature that sought to limit health-care access.

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Government Rules LGBTQ People Protected From Employment Discrimination

The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.

The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.

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Should There Really Be an App for Recording Consent?

A group hopes to encourage affirmative consent by creating an app that asks partners to record each other saying "yes" before having sex—but it might just cause more problems than it solves.

A group hopes to encourage affirmative consent by creating an app that asks partners to record each other saying “yes” before having sex—but it might just cause more problems than it solves.

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A Fact-Based Guide to Resisting Anti-Choice Propaganda in the Wake of the Attack on Planned Parenthood

The phrases being thrown around by conservative legislators and organizations aren't medical terms. They're intentionally deceptive bits of propaganda, and they create an anti-choice political frame for conversations about abortion care that are not rooted in sound science and medicine.

The phrases being thrown around by conservative legislators and organizations aren’t medical terms. They’re intentionally deceptive bits of propaganda, and they create an anti-choice political frame for conversations about abortion care that are not rooted in sound science and medicine.

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Scott Walker: Abortion Decision Not Between a Woman and Her Doctor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said this week that he does not believe abortion is a personal decision, once again shifting away from what was once a more nuanced stance on abortion.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said this week that he does not believe abortion is a personal decision, once again shifting away from his previous, more nuanced stance on abortion.

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No, Donating Fetal Tissue Isn’t Illegal

Both federal and state law allows providers to facilitate fetal tissue transplant and donation and even charge for the process, a point anti-abortion advocates would like to ignore. Planned Parenthood broke no laws.

Both federal and state law allows providers to facilitate fetal tissue transplant and donation and even charge for the process, a point anti-abortion advocates would like to ignore. Planned Parenthood broke no laws.

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