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What is Trump's "Gag Rule?”

It would prohibit doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the country from being able to refer their patients for safe, legal abortion.

Rahs and Nahs: A Recap of the Best and Worst of State Reproductive Health Policy

Some public officials have made vocal defenses of their constituents’ reproductive rights, while others have outdone themselves to legislate private medical decisions.

Feb. 14, 2017

Ohio Just Passed a Dangerous 6-Week Abortion Ban

Last night the Ohio legislature rushed through a ban on abortion at six weeks of pregnancy — before most women even know they’re pregnant. The bill would, in effect, outlaw abortion in Ohio. 

Dec. 7, 2016

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VICTORY: Court Protects Ohioans’ Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

Since July, politicians in 24 states have tried to strip women of basic health care, and in Ohio, they were just stopped in their tracks.
May 23, 2016

Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio to Protect Patients’ Care

Add your name to our open letter to tell John Kasich and lawmakers like him: We won't be punished for exercising our rights and getting the health care we deserve.
May 11, 2016

John Kasich’s Plan to Stop Sexual Assault: Blame Women Who Go to Parties

When asked what he would do as president to protect women from sexual assault, John Kasich advised that women should not “go to parties where there is a lot of alcohol.”

April 15, 2016

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

GYNOTICIAN ALERT: Ask These 3 Governors About Your Lady Issues — Yes, Really

Gynotician governors keep thinking they can get away with putting politics between women and their doctors. But reproductive rights advocates are giving gynotician governors a taste of their own medicine.
April 8, 2016

Don't Be Fooled – Criminalizing Abortion Is Punishing Women

When it comes to preventing women from accessing safe, legal abortion, Donald Trump has said what Ted Cruz and John Kasich have worked to do.
March 31, 2016

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No "Gag Rule" — Speak Out Now!

Trump is preparing to push a "gag rule" — his most dangerous attack on women's basic rights, ever.

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