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‘Roe’ Revisited: The Path From Texas to SCOTUS for HB 2

A new timeline from RH Reality Check illustrates the history of HB 2, the omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by Texas conservatives in 2013, and the court fight leading to today's Supreme Court order.

A new timeline from RH Reality Check illustrates the history of HB 2, the omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by Texas conservatives in 2013, and the court fight leading to today’s Supreme Court order.

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Almost Everyone Has Herpes, But How Worried Should We Be?

A new report by the World Health Organization estimates that two out of three adults under the age of 50 had herpes simplex virus 1 in 2012. That’s 3.7 billion people worldwide who are infected. But that doesn't mean it's time to panic.

A new report by the World Health Organization estimates that two out of three adults under the age of 50 had herpes simplex virus 1 in 2012. That’s 3.7 billion people worldwide who are infected. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to panic.

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Coerced C-Sections: The Latest Reach of Fetus-First Laws

Cases in New York and Virginia show the troubling effects of the law putting the interests of the fetus above the interests of the pregnant person.

Cases in New York and Virginia show the troubling effects of the law putting the interests of the fetus above the interests of the pregnant person.

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How ‘Best Practices’ in Neonatal Care Endanger Mothers Seeking Drug Treatment and Their Babies

Women who give birth to babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome are being criminalized—and their babies are suffering as a result.

Women who give birth to babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome are being criminalized—and their babies are suffering as a result.

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Texas Attorney General’s Office Shrugs at Impact of HB 2 on Abortion Care

In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country.

In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country.

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Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners Could Soon End in New York

Shackling, which can include placing handcuffs, waist chains, and leg irons on a pregnant woman, has been widely denounced by the medical community.

Shackling, which can include placing handcuffs, waist chains, and leg irons on a pregnant woman, has been widely denounced by the medical community.

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Lawsuit Challenges Oklahoma’s Draconian Abortion Restrictions

A lawsuit filed Friday is the eighth time in five years attorneys have sued to block unconstitutional abortion restrictions in Oklahoma.

A lawsuit filed Friday is the eighth time in five years attorneys have sued to block unconstitutional abortion restrictions in Oklahoma.

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Court Blocks Another Republican Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood

Arkansas is the latest conservative-run state to have efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health-care centers blocked by a federal court.

Arkansas is the latest conservative-run state to have efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health-care centers blocked by a federal court.

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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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Lawsuit: Michigan Catholic Hospitals Denying Care to Pregnant Patients

In the span of one year, at just one of the defendant’s hospitals, several patients with pregnancy complications were denied the care they needed and to which they were entitled under federal law, the complaint states.

In the span of one year, at just one of the defendant’s hospitals, several patients with pregnancy complications were denied the care they needed and to which they were entitled under federal law, the complaint states.

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