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Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.

Punishing Women for Abortion Isn’t New. Just Look at the Hardships Utah Women Bear Under the State's Forced 72-Hour Wait

The backlash against punishing abortion-seeking women is incomplete without acknowledging two points: First, ALL the Republican candidates for president want to outlaw abortion - and second, politicians have already been punishing women for years.
April 8, 2016

Planned Parenthood Is Suing Indiana Over Bill that Would Force Doctors to Lie

Already, Indiana faces some of the strictest abortion laws in the country, yet this law was signed against the recommendations of leading medical experts, disability rights advocates, and members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.
April 7, 2016

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Missouri Legislature Threatens to Jail Planned Parenthood CEO in St. Louis

The Missouri Senate yesterday began consideration of two bills that could send Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri CEO Mary Kogut to jail.
April 6, 2016

Ted Cruz Would Force Women to Carry Their Rapist’s Child to Term

On Sunday Ted Cruz doubled down on his support for extreme policies that would force a woman to carry every pregnancy to term — regardless of rape, incest, or other tragic circumstances.
April 5, 2016

FDA Expands Access to Abortion Pill and Reaffirms That, Yep, It’s Still Super-Safe

Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved new protocols for medication abortion that are rooted in science — not politics — and that encourage all 50 states to provide it through an evidence-based standard.
March 31, 2016

Donald Trump Calls for Punishment of Women Who Have Abortion

Donald Trump on Wednesday said abortion should be illegal and there should be "some sort of punishment" for women who have one.
March 30, 2016

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March 23, 2016

Florida Passes Bill to Impose Texas-Style Abortion Restrictions and Block Patients from Care at Planned Parenthood

Today, the Florida legislature passed a bill that contains Texas-style restrictions on safe, legal abortion that could close down health centers throughout the state. The bill would also block access to care at Planned Parenthood health centers in Florida for thousands of patients.

March 9, 2016

5 Unforgettable Moments of this Week's Abortion Access Rally at the Supreme Court

More than 3,000 reproductive rights advocates from around the country rallied outside the Supreme Court, while Justices heard oral arguments in the case that will determine the right to access safe, legal abortion

March 4, 2016