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The Seven Most Common Lies About Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, misinformation, anti-choice )

- 1962 days ago -
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 )

- 1982 days ago -
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 )

- 2081 days ago -
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 )

- 2185 days ago -
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 )

- 2214 days ago -
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 --- Beatriz's Life Is Still in the Hands of Salvadoran Authorities
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, El Salvador, Supreme Court, Beatriz, medical necessity )

- 2235 days ago -
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 )

- 2266 days ago -
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 )

- 2457 days ago -
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 )

- 2500 days ago -
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 )

- 2537 days ago -
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 )

- 2557 days ago -
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.
Sonogram Law Must Be Enforced Immediately, Court Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, execution, sonograms, abortion )

- 2734 days ago -
"The sooner we start providing sonograms to those considering abortions, the more lives we can save," Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in a statement. "The Fifth Circuit's decision requires abortion providers to immediately comply with the sonogram law, appropr
Protect Access to Abortion Care. ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, healthcare, prevention, overpopulation )

- 2816 days ago -
Without the option to buy coverage that includes comprehensive reproductive health care, millions of additional women will be unable to afford access to abortion services -- and as it becomes financially impossible for women to have access to abortions...
Controversy Over Croydon Day Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags:, abortion, organ )

- 2878 days ago -
A long held controversial clinic, Croydon Day Surgery, has again caught controversy when it was reported that a woman's condition went critical after going through an abortion in the clinic. Previously, the clinic caught attention of critics when it was

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