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Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 12 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
- 30 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
- 52 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
- 68 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
- 107 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
- 301 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
- 348 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
- 442 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
- 594 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
- 716 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
- 1072 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.
Virginia Bill Would Exempt Homes, Small Farms From Food Safety Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, Virginia, risks, laws, safety, health, government, protection, warning, food, ethics )

Carrie
- 1162 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Delegate Robert Bell (R-Charlottesville) wants to completely exempt homes and farms with 10 or fewer full-time employees from Virginia food laws.
Support EU Food Labeling Laws ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, food, labelling, laws )

CherAWAY
- 1408 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Write to the EU Parliament and tell them that you support transparency in the way food was produced!
Parliament Considering Affordable Medicines Law ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, affordable medicines, laws, Canada, protection )

CherAWAY
- 1588 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
A bill now before Parliament would reform Canada's flawed Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) so that Canada can export affordable generic medicines to poor countries. By approving this important piece of humanitarian legislation Parliament can save lives
ACTION ALERT: Stop Over-Prescription of Psychotropic Drugs for Foster Children! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, psychotropic drugs, dangerous, laws, children, protection, prevention, illness )

Simone
- 1953 days ago - forcechange.com
Recent studies show a disturbing over-prescription of antipsychotic drugs for children in foster care. Foster children often receive more than one prescription of powerful psychotropic drugs like Seroquel and Zyprexa, drugs used to treat severe bipolar
 

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