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IUDs are Like Abortion. Wait. What?

Writer Katie McDonough’s recent article at Salon.com discusses the ludicrous logic behind proposed legislation in Ohio to ban insurers—both public…

Women's Rights Hang In the Balance

Imagine that a group of state legislators didn't like a particular religious denomination and decided to run it out of state by enacting new ­building codes applicable to only them, enumerating countless requirements for the number of parking spaces churches must have, the space…

U.S. Backslides on Maternal Deaths

Each year, International NGO Save the Children releases a report ranking the wellbeing of mothers and children in 178 countries around the world…

Mind Boggling

When Peace Corps Volunteer Christine Carcano was raped during her service in Peru, she confronted a mountain of challenges to overcome the experience: trauma, pelvic inflammatory disease from a sexually transmitted infection she contracted, and fear of being blamed and not believed…

Filipino Women React to New Rights

This week The Star Online, a Malaysian-based newspaper, explores the personal impact of the Philippine Supreme Court’s landmark decision to uphold a law expanding access to birth control and reproductive health education. …

WATCH: The Battle in Mississippi

Amanda Allen, our State Legislative Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared this past Sunday on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss the developing story

Five Ways Arizona is Hurting Women

In an April 21 article, Rolling Stone criticizes the state of Arizona as posing “some of the gravest threats to…

All Politics Are Local

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…

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