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America's Abortion-Free Zone Grows
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, reproductive health, women, clinics, access, anti-choice terrorism )

Freya
- 2 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
- 12 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
- 47 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
- 68 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
- 167 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 )

Carrie
- 271 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
- 300 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
- 315 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
- 321 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
- 352 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.
Women Describe Circumstances That Led to Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, abortion, women, children, family, women's rights, prevention, safety, risks )

Dee
- 543 days ago - news.yahoo.com
They say they were using birth control, but it failed. One woman would have had the baby but the man she was in a relationship with didn't want her to. Another was having an affair with a married man and viewed a pregnancy as unthinkable. A third woman's
The Real Abortion Tragedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, abortion, women's rights, cancer, anti-abortion law, protection, death )

Dee
- 586 days ago - view.koreaherald.com
In the Dominican Republic last month, a pregnant teenager suffering from leukemia had her chemotherapy delayed, because doctors feared that the treatment could terminate her pregnancy and therefore violate the nation's strict anti-abortion law.
Sign the Pledge: We Won't Back Down ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, treatment, women, family, disease, abortion, aclu, birth control, moms )

Nancy
- 623 days ago - aclu.org
Anti-choice extremists in Congress and in states all across the country haven't let up in their drive to limit access to - and ultimately outlaw - abortion. But you and the ACLU have been there to fight them every step of the way.
States Have Enacted 39 New Abortion Restrictions This Year Alone
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, abortion, child health, conception, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, women's health care )

Kit
- 643 days ago - truth-out.org
In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. Of the 44 state legislatures that have convened this year, only seven currently remain in session.
 

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