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  1. abortion rights
    The ‘Pro-Life’ Movement Doesn’t Care That Mothers Are DyingTed Cruz wants to ban the abortion pill because pregnancy “is not a life-threatening illness.” Maternal deaths in the U.S. are shockingly high.
  2. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With Texas’s Coronavirus Abortion Ban?Now that the state’s ban on non-essential medical procedures has eased, abortions are available once again.
  3. coronavirus
    They Will Stop at Nothing to Ban AbortionMore and more states are forcing clinics to close under coronavirus, leaving women terrified and desperate.
  4. coronavirus
    Ohio Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Limit Abortion AccessThe attorney general has ordered providers to cease “nonessential and elective surgical abortions.”
  5. power
    Something Good Actually Happened YesterdayProgressive Democrat Marie Newman ousted an eight-term anti-choice congressman last night.
  6. reproductive rights
    Abortion Is Safer Than Getting Your Wisdom Teeth OutAnd yet conservatives are regulating it as though it’s life-threatening, in an obvious attempt to shut down clinics.
  7. how i get it done
    How a Fierce Legal Advocate for Abortion Rights Gets It DoneNancy Northup is the president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which will argue a case before the Supreme Court next month.
  8. reproductive rights
    Towns in Texas Keep Becoming ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’The newest anti-abortion tactic: declaring that fetuses are humans who are persecuted by women and providers.
  9. abortion rights
    New Law Would Force Abortion Doctors to Do the Impossible — or Face ChargesA proposed Ohio law mandates that providers “re-implant” ectopic pregnancies, which is physically impossible to do.
  10. abortion rights
    Planned Parenthood Launches Abortion-Finder ToolIt was launched after Planned Parenthood noticed an uptick in searches of the phrase, “abortion near me.”
  11. politics
    Abortion Is Not a Losing Issue. Yesterday’s Election Proved It.Voters in Virginia and Kentucky rebuked any idea that most Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned.
  12. politics
    Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Will Finally Be Legal in Northern IrelandActivists and supporters celebrated the overturn of draconian abortion laws that have governed the country since 1861.
  13. politics
    What’s Become of the Extreme Abortion Bans from Last Year?In 2019, seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester.
  14. abortion rights
    U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since Roe v. WadeBut restrictive, anti-choice laws didn’t cause the decline, experts say.
  15. abortion rights
    Trump’s Newest Abortion Restriction Won’t Take Effect Just YetClinics have been given a few months to comply with the onerous “domestic gag rule.”
  16. power
    Planned Parenthood Ousts New President After 8 MonthsDr. Leana Wen says her employment was terminated at a secret meeting.
  17. reproductive rights
    Trump Ban on Abortion Provider Referrals To Go Into Effect ‘Immediately’The Trump administration is now enforcing the ban on family planning clinics providing abortion referrals to patients.
  18. book excerpt
    Not Your Grandmother’s Illegal AbortionPeople are training to provide manual vacuum aspirations, “menstrual extractions,” and other methods of abortion as bans proliferate.
  19. first person
    The Best Abortion EverIn the rural county where I live, it used to be impossible to get an abortion. The year I was 41, I needed two of them.
  20. reproductive rights
    New York Becomes the First City in the U.S. to Directly Fund AbortionsThe city has allocated $250,000 to help low-income women terminate their pregnancies.
  21. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  22. abortion rights
    Missouri Forces Abortion Doctors to Perform ‘Invasive’ Vaginal Exams“It feels like we are an instrument of the state in sanctioning sexual assault.”
  23. abortion rights
    Dr. Tiller Was a Hero to His Abortion PatientsA tribute to George Tiller’s courage and compassion, from a woman who got an abortion at 34 weeks and her husband.
  24. abortion rights
    Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Is Set to Close at MidnightUnless a judge intervenes, it will become the first state in the country with no provider.
  25. abortion rights
    Democrats Are Responsible for Louisiana’s Extreme Abortion BanEven though a majority of House Democrats voted against it, a Democratic legislator wrote it — and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  26. the cut on tuesdays
    Is This the Biggest Threat to the Anti-Abortion Movement?On this week’s podcast, we’re talking about self-managed abortion.
  27. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Already Being Challenged in Court“We said we would, and we did.”
  28. abortion rights
    Embryos Don’t Have HeartsThe so-called “heartbeat bills” passed in six U.S. states are based on a fundamental mischaracterization of how a fetus develops.
  29. the cut portfolio
    The Strange Hope of Knowing Things Will Get WorseAt Tuesday night’s abortion-rights rally, the mood on the ground called for widespread action.
  30. power
    Is Hollywood Really Boycotting Georgia Over the Abortion Ban?Abortion activists in the state say the protest could do more harm than good.
  31. abortion rights
    How to Join the Nationwide Abortion-Ban Protest TodayOver 400 #StopTheBans protests are taking place today. Here’s how to join one.
  32. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  33. abortion rights
    What the Hell Happened With Bernie Sanders’s Abortion Comments This Week?Sanders fell into a rhetorical trap about “sex-selective abortion.”
  34. the body politic
    Our Fury Over Abortion Was Dismissed for Decades As HystericalBut we were gaslit.
  35. new york
    Buy Pastries, Support Abortion RightsOn May 19, Café Altro Paradiso will host its third-annual bake sale benefiting Planned Parenthood NYC.
  36. abortion rights
    The Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  37. how to help
    Here’s How You Can Become an Abortion-Clinic EscortA tangible step you can take to defend reproductive rights.
  38. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  39. abortion rights
    What You Can Do to Help Women in States With Extreme Abortion BansWhere to give and volunteer.
  40. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Ban Has Been Signed into LawBut it will face legal challenges before it can take effect.
  41. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Governor Has a Terrible Record on AbortionAlabama’s extreme abortion ban is in the hands of a politician who’s proven herself anti-abortion.
  42. abortion rights
    The Most Important Things to Know About Alabama’s Abortion BanThe bill is explicitly meant to challenge Roe v. Wade.
  43. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  44. abortion rights
    Alabama Just Passed the Harshest Abortion Ban in the CountryIn the latest draconian attack on reproductive rights in the South.
  45. abortion
    Unplanned Is a Movie That Could Get Someone KilledThere’s a dangerous call to action lurking in the anti-abortion film’s narrative.
  46. abortion rights
    Texas Lawmakers Want to Make Abortion Punishable by DeathA proposed bill would allow the state to convict women who receive abortions with homicide, which carries with it a possible death penalty.
  47. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  48. power
    Arkansas and Utah Have Passed 18-Week Abortion BansIf they’re signed into law, they could become the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country.
  49. culture
    Would You Wear a ‘Thank God for Abortion’ T-Shirt?Artist Viva Ruiz has made a feminist slogan tee that actually feels daring.
  50. lawsuits
    A Man Is Suing an Abortion Clinic on Behalf of a FetusAn Alabama court recognized the aborted fetus as a “person” with legal rights.
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