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A Christian Argument for Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, religion, pregnancy )

Freya
- 37 days ago - thenation.com
Peters discusses her new book and her vision for the role of progressive, feminist Christian theology in contemporary abortion debates.
Pledge to Take on Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, pregnancy, anti-choice, lies, pledges )

Freya
- 65 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Crisis pregnancy centers are shady, anti-abortion fake clinics that exist to talk women out of having abortions. Their staff use deceptive tactics to prevent people from receiving accurate information regarding their reproductive options.
An Organization Founded By Roy Moore Is Trying to Make Fetal 'Personhood' Law in Alabama
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, pregnancy, hypocrisy, anti-choice, right-wingers )

Freya
- 85 days ago - rewire.news
The arguments made in two separate amicus briefs show that even as anti-choice advocates defend piecemeal abortion restrictions, they remain focused on ending legal abortion entirely.
Mississippi Woman Criminally Charged for Pregnancy Outcome After Home Birth
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, families, injustice )

Freya
- 99 days ago - rewire.news
What's happening to Mrs. Fisher and her family is the latest in a line of women of color having their pregnancies and specifically pregnancy loss criminalized.
What David Brooks Doesn't Understand About Abortions After The Second Trimester
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, reproductive rights, restrictions, ignorance )

Freya
- 105 days ago - yahoo.com
The medical reality of why parents seek abortions after the midpoint of their second trimester is so utterly tragic that contrasting it with Brooks' fantasy would be funny if it weren't so infuriating.
The Astonishing Numbers Behind the Republican Crusade Against Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, childbirth, anti-choice, hypocrisy )

Freya
- 109 days ago - alternet.org
America's maternal mortality rate ranks among the highest in the developed world.
Study Finds Pollution Is the #1 Global Cause of Premature Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, premature death, Environmental Pollution, needless deaths, Air pollution, chemical hazards, diseases, Prevention and Control, protection, safety )


- 195 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
According to a comprehensive new medical study published by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, environmental pollution kills more people globally than AIDS, malaria, war, natural disasters, and famine. In 2015, 16 percent of death...
Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 428 days ago - alternet.org
American law mistreats mothers and pregnant women in the name of protecting children.
Why Critics Say a Texas Bill Lets Anti-Abortion Doctors Lie to Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproduction, babies, women, pregnancy, bills, Texas, OB-GYNs, prenatal care )

Freya
- 432 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The bill's author, state Sen. Brandon Creighton, said he introduced the legislation because he considers it "unacceptable that doctors can be penalized for embracing the sanctity of life" in Texas.
Pregnant Sick With Zika and Prohibited From Getting An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, pregnancy, Latin America, South America, Florida, abortion, contraception, delay pregnancy )

Sheryl
- 630 days ago - motherjones.com
Latin American countries are telling women to avoid pregnancy for up to two years while at the same time providing them with no help to do so. Many of the Nations affected by Zika have banned abortion contraception is costly if it can be obtained at all.
Pregnant, on Medicaid, and Being Watched
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicid, public assistance, women's health, privacy and surveillance, pregnancy )

Judy
- 772 days ago - theintercept.com
If you're relying on the public health care system, you're living your life under surveillance, says Khiara Bridges, a law professor and anthropology researcher at the Boston U. School of Law.
NYT Op-Ed: Arrests Show Increasing Threats to 'Personhood of Pregnant Women'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproduction, pregnancy, anti-choice, natural birth, Caesarian sections, personhood laws )

Freya
- 1259 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
Antiabortion-rights laws "pose a risk to all pregnant women, including those who want to be pregnant," and "are increasingly being used as the basis for arresting women who have no intention of ending a pregnancy and for preventing women from making their
State 'Feticide' Laws Come 'Dangerously Close to Criminalizing Pregnancy,' Columnist Writes
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproduction, pregnancy, anti-choice, feticide laws )

Freya
- 1259 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
"Anyone who doubts that laws restricting abortion rights actually restrict the freedom of women to fundamentally control their bodies and health should look at Indiana," Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn writes.
Featured Blog: 'Pregnant Texans Are Being Charged With Crimes That Don't Exist'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Texas, fetal homicide, feticide )

Freya
- 1259 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
Despite Texas' "fetal homicide" law clearly stating that a "pregnant person cannot be charged with injury to [her] own fetus," prosecutors in West Texas have not stopped "charging women with reckless child endangerment for ingesting controlled substances
Advocates Urge Justice Department To Renounce the Criminalization of Pregnancy
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Tennessee )

Freya
- 1259 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
After a Tennessee woman's prison sentence was enhanced by six years for committing drug-related crimes while pregnant, a group of 48 reproductive justice, drug policy reform, women's rights, and civil liberties organizations sent a letter to Attorney Gene
 

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