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What you need to know about the fight for reproductive rights in North Carolina.

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Register for the Youth Power Summit of the Carolinas!

July 11, 2016

This day-and-a-half long Summit will provide organizing, skills building, and strategic trainings.

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Putting NC politicians on notice about abortion rights

July 8, 2016 • The News & Observer

"The Supreme Court made clear that McCrory, the General Assembly and other anti-abortion lawmakers can no longer hide behind sham rationales to enact medically needless barriers to abortion access."

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Women are getting harassed in bathrooms because of anti-transgender hysteria

May 19, 2016 • Vox

It's official: The furor around transgender people in bathrooms is causing people to harass women in restrooms.

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Tell McCrory He's Doing Too Little, Too Late.

April 14, 2016

Feeling enormous pressure, McCrory issued an executive order to appear as though he was making HB2 better. In reality, this order does virtually nothing to right the wrongs in HB2. It is is the ultimate example of too little, too late.

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Statement from Melissa Reed, Vice-President of Public Policy for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

March 14, 2016 • PP Votes! South Atlantic

Statement regarding the decision to allow North Carolina to produce "Choose Life" license plates

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N.C. teen pregnancies on decline, but remain above national median

March 10, 2016 • Lincoln Times-News

Despite North Carolina's teen pregnancy rate being above the national median, the North Carolina General Assembly decided to remove funding for Planned Parenthood's long-standing and successful teen pregnancy prevention programs.

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Executive Director Melissa Reed discusses the political landscape

March 1, 2016 • NC Policy Watch

Our Executive Director, Melissa Reed, talks about what's at stake for women and reproductive rights in NC's upcoming legislative session.

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Get the Facts: Medicaid is Good for North Carolina Women

Feb. 25, 2016 • PP Votes! South Atlantic

Medicaid provides critical preventive and primary reproductive health care services to women struggling to make ends meet, including birth control.

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Facts on Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in North Carolina

Feb. 25, 2016 • Guttmacher Institute

Contraception has given people the means to control whether and when to have children, with great health, social and economic benefits. But major impediments to practicing safe sex and accessing birth control remain.

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State Attacks on Reproductive Health

Extreme politicians in states across the country have passed record numbers of dangerous, medically unnecessary anti-abortion restrictions — and the attacks aren't slowing down. Know the types of state attacks on women’s health, and how reproductive rights advocates are fighting back.

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