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Women Who Miscarry Could Be Criminally Investigated Under Georgia's New Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, women, fetuses, anti-choice laws, Georgia )

- 15 days ago -
"Full legal recognition" means that the fetus is recognized as a "natural person" according to state law, and anyone who harms one could be punished as they would for any other crime against a person.
America Has a Maternal Mortality Crisis. Abortion Bans Will Make It Far Worse
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, motherhood, childbirth, pregnancy, anti-choice )

- 20 days ago -
In Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio, legislators want to make it illegal to end a pregnancy after a heartbeat is detected. Alabama lawmakers want to do away with abortion entirely.
Tell Your District Attorney: Don't Enforce Abortion Bans. Don't Criminalize Pregnancy
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, human rights, reproductive freedom, abortion, pregnancy, petitions )

- 24 days ago -
Abortion bans in 16 states are threatening to jail and punish pregnant women, scrutinizing every decision women make about their bodies. These laws are a violation of constitutional and human rights and do not uphold the sanctity of life.
Tell California to Pass the Dignity in Pregnancy & Childbirth Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, motherhood, pregnancy, childbirth, racial disparity, California, petitions )

- 41 days ago -
One of the first legislations of its kind, the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act aims to reduce preventable, pregnancy-related deaths and severe illnesses associated with disparities in health care.
Judge Blocks Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Law That Bans Abortion After 6 Weeks
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, anti-choice laws, reproductive rights, Kentucky )

- 89 days ago -
A federal judge temporarily blocked a Kentucky law that prohibits abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which typically happens around six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.
Later Abortion Decisions Must Be Made By Patients and Doctors, Not Politicians.
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, pregnancy, abortion, petitions )

- 127 days ago -
The Reproductive Health Act, signed into law by Governor Cuomo on January 22, guarantees the right to abortion up to 24 weeks or later if the patient's health is at risk or the fetus is not viable.
Why Childbirth and Abortion Are Not Separate Issues
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, reproductive rights, prenatal care, motherhood )

- 281 days ago -
A government that allows employers to deny contraception and abortion coverage while exempting so-called pregnancy centers from providing accurate medical information is essentially trying to control and coerce most reproductive women.
Abortion: There Is No Ethical Dilemma
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproduction, pregnancy, women's health )

- 323 days ago -
At no stage does life magically appear in a zygote, a blastocyst, an embryo, or a foetus.
A Christian Argument for Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, religion, pregnancy )

- 430 days ago -
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 )

- 458 days ago -
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 )

- 479 days ago -
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 )

- 493 days ago -
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 )

- 498 days ago -
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 )

- 503 days ago -
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 )

- 589 days ago -
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...

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