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4 Major Lies About Abortion That Have Made Their Way Into Our Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproduction, reproductive rights, anti-choice, lies, breast cancer )

Freya
- 12 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In order to successfully enact an increasing number of state-level restrictions on abortion, the anti-choice community has relied on a tight network of biased sources who peddle false information about the medical procedure, according to a new...
Tell GoFundMe That Women Who Seek Abortion Care Aren't Just Like Terrorists and Criminals
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, lies, GoFundMe, petitions )

Freya
- 76 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
GoFundMe is a popular online fundraising site where you can raise money for personal projects or issues you care about. Lots of people use it to help pay for expensive medical emergencies. But GoFundMe just announced a new policy that restricts people...
Tell the Pennsylvania Legislature to Stop Throwing Women in Jail for Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, NARAL, reproductive rights, petitions, Pennsylvania )

Freya
- 76 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Jennifer Whalen is a single mom in very difficult circumstances. She was just sentenced to 18 months in prison for trying to help her daughter get safe, legal abortion care!
US Appeals Court Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproduction, abortion, Mississippi, courts )

Freya
- 119 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. Advocates for the law said women with unwanted pregnancies could always travel to other states, but the judges said every state must guarantee...
Stop Deceptive Anti-Choice Ads on Yahoo!
Health & Wellness  (tags: petitions, abortion, clinics )

Freya
- 201 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Right now, "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) and anti-choice organizations are running deceptive ads on Yahoo!'s site to trick women. CPCs don't provide abortion care and most use shame and lies to try to prevent women from considering abortion...
America's Abortion-Free Zone Grows
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, reproductive health, women, clinics, access, anti-choice terrorism )

Freya
- 224 days ago - news.yahoo.com
There is a nearly 1,200-mile-wide desert of abortion providers stretching from the western boarder of Idaho to the eastern boarders of North and South Dakota. Across this five-state expanse, the total number of cities that offer any form of abortion...
Pledge to Fight the Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, women, health, family, abortion )

Nancy
- 234 days ago - secure2.convio.net
If it becomes law, the proposed six week ban would become the earliest and most extreme abortion ban in the country, with no exceptions for cases of rape and incest. If passed, this bill would essentially ban all abortions in the state of Alabama.
The Seven Most Common Lies About Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, misinformation, anti-choice )

Freya
- 269 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Chances are, you know someone who has had an abortion. Statistically, it's a near-certainty: In the U.S., one in three women will have an abortion by the age of 45. But despite how incredibly common abortion is, it remains mired in stigma...
Why Do We Have Unsafe Abortion in the United States?
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, regulation, clinics, women, reproductive rights )

Freya
- 290 days ago - alternet.org
One result of anti-abortion activism is that local hospitals refuse to admit abortion patients, even when women's lives are at risk.
Reinstatement of Abortion Law Closes Texas Clinics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Texas )

Freya
- 389 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they would not be able to end their pregnancies there. A day after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state's new abortion restrictions to take...
Wichita Abortion Clinic Continues the Fight for Reproductive Justice
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, safety, medicine, health, reproductive rights, abortion, Dr. George Tiller )

CarrieSIC
- 492 days ago - truth-out.org
Four years after the assassination of reproductive health care provider Dr. George Tiller, the building that once housed his clinic, Women's Health Care Services, is again open.
Hundreds Of Texans Stand Up Against Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill, Block It From Coming To A Vote
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abortion, Texas, Women's health )

Kit
- 522 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Over 700 Texans traveled to Austin on Thursday to testify against the anti-abortion measure before it could come to a vote in the House -- and their "people's filibuster" successfully prevented the legislation from advancing.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Nationwide Abortion Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, choice, abortion, health )

Beverly
- 537 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Politics has no place in a woman's personal health care decisions.
TAKE ACTION --- Beatriz's Life Is Still in the Hands of Salvadoran Authorities
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, El Salvador, Supreme Court, Beatriz, medical necessity )

Lynn
- 543 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
She's the young Salvadoran mother still waiting for government authorization to receive a life-saving abortion. In the face of a ruling from the Salvadoran Supreme Court on Wednesday denying Beatriz this critical medical procedure,
How Are They Restricting Us Now? Abortion Bans
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, women, abortion, deadlines, americans, government )

Nancy
- 573 days ago - thisispersonal.org
What's next in the effort to restrict abortion? Some lawmakers are trying to put women on an extreme deadline. Check out our infographic to learn more about how these bans could affect you, and sign up for updates from This Is Personal.
 

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