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Illegal Abortion Is a Maternal Health Crisis

On Monday, the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, we at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) are reminded that legal abortion is critical to improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality around the world.

On Monday, the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, we at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI) are reminded that legal abortion is critical to improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality around the world.

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Lawsuit Asks Oklahoma Supreme Court to Block Anti-Choice Omnibus Bill

Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to block enforcement of an anti-choice measure that permits warrantless searches of abortion providers, among other provisions.

Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to block enforcement of an anti-choice measure that permits warrantless searches of abortion providers, among other provisions.

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Parental Leave: Take It, Don’t Leave It

It’s time to take bold action to stop putting family health at risk—corporations and municipalities, states, and the federal government should mandate parental leave for both parents for births and adoptions.

It’s time to take bold action to stop putting family health at risk—corporations and municipalities, states, and the federal government should mandate parental leave for both parents for births and adoptions.

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Eleven Inane and Insulting Anti-Abortion Arguments (and How I Shed the Shamers)

Here are eleven shaming themes I've encountered, along with my responses, to help other pro-choice advocates prepare for the muck that's likely to get slung our way as the right wing continues its crusade against reproductive health-care providers.

Here are eleven shaming themes I’ve encountered, along with my responses, to help other pro-choice advocates prepare for the muck that’s likely to get slung our way as the right wing continues its crusade against reproductive health-care providers.

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‘Grandma’ Tells a Candid Abortion Story, But It’s a Privileged One

The movie should be lauded for its frank dialogue about choice and abortion.

The movie should be lauded for its frank dialogue about choice and abortion.

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Arkansas Planned Parenthood Clinics Stay Funded for Now

A ruling on Friday keeps state funding available for Planned Parenthood clinics until October 2 as Republicans try to defund the health-care organization.

A ruling on Friday keeps state funding available for Planned Parenthood clinics until October 2 as Republicans try to defund the health-care organization.

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Blanca Borrego and the Reproductive Oppression of Immigrant Women

The Texas Latina's arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor's visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.

The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.

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Latina Woman Arrested Trying to Access Reproductive Health Care in Texas

A clinic outside of Houston reportedly called the Harris County Sheriff's office to arrest a woman suspected of presenting a fake ID to access reproductive health-care services.

A clinic outside of Houston reportedly called the Harris County Sheriff’s office to arrest a woman suspected of presenting a fake ID to access reproductive health-care services.

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Family Planning, Sex Education Resources Could Empower Marginalized Groups—So What Gives?

If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.

If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization of women of color’s pregnancies.

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It’s Pope Francis Who Should Apologize on Abortion

With his latest comments, Pope Francis has built a shiny new smokescreen to distract from the grave and immoral harms caused by the Vatican's opposition to abortion and women's equality.

With his latest comments, Pope Francis has built a shiny new smokescreen to distract from the grave and immoral harms caused by the Vatican’s opposition to abortion and women’s equality.

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