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Update: A state judge just temporarily reinstated the two doctors' admitting privileges. But the fight is far from over. The case is still moving forward. We will continue to keep you updated.

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Tennessee Targets Pregnant Women

Weighing in at Slate this past week writer Amanda Marcotte notes some unwelcome movement in the Tennessee legislature that would try to…

Black Women & Bodily Autonomy

The May edition of Essence magazine takes a look at what’s at stake for African-American women in the battle over reproductive rights…

Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies

Earlier this year France was the latest to join a handful of progressive countries to expand access to reproductive health services — with its National Assembly amending the country’s laws to affirm a woman’s right to an abortion through the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and criminalize…

WATCH: Texas Law Closes Two More Clinics

Amy Hagstrom Miller, owner of Whole Woman’s Health and our client, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to deliver devastating news: the unconstitutional law passed in Texas last summer has forced her to close two of her five clinics in the state…

Downton Abbey & Black History Month

Great piece over the weekend from Talking Points Memo writer Nicole Beisel. Beisel takes a look at a recent storyline on the popular television show “Downton Abbey” when one of the characters Lady Edith Crawley seeks an illegal abortion…

Irish Woman Tweets Abortion Story

After receiving a number of “nasty” messages from anti-choice activists, a blogger in Ireland got angry, and then decided to raise her voice…

Spain Taking Cue from Poland With Restrictive Abortion Law

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wants to make most abortions in his country illegal…

Raising Our Voice

Dee Dee Bridgewater had an illegal abortion. Forty-six years in her past, and she still feels the pain and humiliation of having to seek unsafe health care…

Roe V. Wade Anniversary: Fights Over Abortion Are Often One-Sided

Politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives have already made it clear that—once again—one of their top priorities for the new year will be to continue their relentless assault on women’s health and rights…

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