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Tell Congress: No Abortion Bans, Period
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, anti-choice, laws, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 14 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Congress is considering a series of nationwide abortion bans - and if they pass, there's nothing stopping President Trump from signing them into law. Right-wingers want politicians to take private medical decisions away from patients and their doctors.
HOUSE REPUBLICANS WANT TO BAN ABORTION AT POINT BEFORE MANY WOMEN FIND OUT THEY'RE PREGNANT
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, bills, bans, laws, anti-choice )

Freya
- 25 days ago - newsweek.com
House Republicans are scheduled to hold a hearing next week on legislation that would ban abortion at the first detection of a fetal heartbeat - often something that happens about six weeks into pregnancy, before many women even know they're pregnant.
Challenge to 'Especially Cruel' Arkansas Abortion Laws in Works
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, challenges, activism, anti-choice )

Freya
- 132 days ago - msn.com
Abortion rights advocates are gearing up for a court challenge against Arkansas regulations that they say would, in part, ban a common abortion procedure and require women to notify and get consent from their sexual partners or relatives.
A New Bill Would Force Women to Tell Their Rapists If They Seek An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, anti-choice, sexism )

Freya
- 137 days ago - popsugar.com
The battle over women's reproductive rights is raging across the country, but a particular fight in Arkansas is especially notable. House Bill 1566 states that a woman who doesn't consult with the man who impregnated her before seeking an abortion is...
Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 250 days ago - alternet.org
American law mistreats mothers and pregnant women in the name of protecting children.
After Harsh Debate, Utah House Passes Abortion-Information Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, Utah, laws, bills, misinformation )

Freya
- 268 days ago - sltrib.com
The Utah House voted Friday to mandate that women who seek a medically induced abortion first be told that it sometimes can be reversed partway through the procedure. Critics and supporters clashed about whether such information is supported by sound...
A Husband Can Block His Wife's Abortion Under a New Arkansas Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, abortion, anti-choice )

Freya
- 289 days ago - yahoo.com
As numerous state legislatures are looking to limit women's reproductive rights, Arkansas just passed one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the country.
SAY NO TO THE 6-WEEK ABORTION BAN IN CONGRESS
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, laws, petitions )

Freya
- 306 days ago - actnow.prochoiceamerica.org
Late last week, as most Americans were preparing to enjoy a long weekend, two House Republicans introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 6 weeks of pregnancy.
VETO OHIO HB 493 - Keep Access to Choice Available for ALL Women!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, laws, Ohio, petitions )

Freya
- 345 days ago - change.org
Ohio is about to instate the "Strictest Abortion Law in the Nation." Governor John Kasich can and absolutely should veto this law.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Tobacco Companies to End Child Labor on Tobacco Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: child Labor, disease, tobacco industry, laws, ethics, safety, risks )

Beryl
- 538 days ago - e-activist.com
Today, thousands of child farmworkers spend summers working in tobacco, often to earn money needed for books, school supplies, and backpacks, or to help their parents pay the bills.
We Are Not This - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: anti LGBT, governors, laws, petition, copycat bills, human rights )

Dandelion
- 586 days ago - action.aclu.org
Call on all governors considering anti-LGBT laws to do right by their states. Tell them to repeal anti-LGBT laws and stamp out any copycat bills moving through their legislatures.
New North Carolina Anti-Abortion Law Demands Doctors Send Ultrasound Pics to State Officials
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, North Carolina, laws, anti-choice )

Freya
- 680 days ago - alternet.org
Supporters of the bill pushed for its passage as a way of ensuring that medical practitioners are complying with state laws, but reproductive justice and women's rights advocates note that the legislation seems designed primarily to create yet more...
U.S. Warns States Against Defunding Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive care, clinics, Planned Parenthood, laws, warnings )

Freya
- 832 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women's health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in conflict with federal law, officials said on Wednesday.
Big Tobacco's Deadly Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: tobacco, laws, uruguay, philip morris, prevention, protection )

Lone
- 954 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for having some of the best anti-smoking laws in the world, and thereâEUR(TM)s a good chance it could win, unless we step in.
New Laws in China to Tackle Rampant Food Safety Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, laws, food safety, warning, safety, risks, society, disease, health, government, food, death )

Carrie
- 1310 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Infected snail meat, poisonous mushrooms, goat meat marinated in duck urine to make it taste and smell like lamb - these are just some of the culinary delights that China's food industry has served to its citizens since 2006.
 

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