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U.S Senate Narrowly Passes Latest Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood

U.S Senate Narrowly Passes Latest Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood Pro-choice champions attempt to block defunding language and protect women’s health clinics (PRESS RELEASE) Ignoring calls from elected officials and other key leaders, the U.S. [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit Nonprofits fighting to interfere with employees’ access to affordable health care despite existing accommodation (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers Measure allowing warrantless searches of abortion providers and felony charges for administrative errors temporarily blocked while litigation continues (PRESS RELEASE) The Oklahoma [...]

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Twenty-Eight Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas

28 Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas (PRESS RELEASE) Today Cmd+Click or tap to follow the link">U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and 27 fellow Senators are [...]

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Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive rights advocates testified today in Washington, D.C. about the human rights violations women in El Salvador suffer [...]

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55 Members of Congress Call on Secretary of State John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

55 Members of Congress Call on John Kerry to Review Cases of Salvadoran Women Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Today Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma J. Torres delivered a letter from 55 Member of Congress [...]

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United States Rejects Calls by U.N. Human Rights Council to End Harmful Restrictions on Reproductive Rights

United States Rejects Calls by U.N. Human Rights Council to End Harmful Restrictions on Reproductive Rights U.S. position leaves women without access to essential health services (PRESS RELEASE) This week the United States government rejected [...]

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U.S. Senate Blocks Vote on Unconstitutional Federal Abortion Ban

U.S. Senate Blocks Vote on Unconstitutional Federal Abortion Ban Measure banning abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy would create mandatory delay for rape survivors, makes no exceptions for women’s health (PRESS RELEASE) Pro-choice Senators voted [...]

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U.S. House Passes Harmful Measure Stripping Planned Parenthood of All Federal Funding

U.S. House Passes Harmful Measure Stripping Planned Parenthood of All Federal Funding House also passes measure criminalizing doctors, interfering with practice of medicine (PRESS RELEASE) Despite one in five women depending on Planned Parenthood in her [...]

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U.S. Senate Defeats Harmful Measure Stripping Planned Parenthood of All Federal Funding

U.S. Senate Defeats Harmful Measure Stripping Planned Parenthood of All Federal Funding (PRESS RELEASE) Pro-choice Senators blocked attempts to advance a measure today which would have stripped Planned Parenthood of all federal funding dedicated to [...]

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Seventy-One Human Rights Organizations Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women

71 Human Rights Organizations Ask President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women (PRESS RELEASE) As President Obama makes official visits to Kenya and Ethiopia this week, a broad-based coalition of leading [...]

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Mandatory Delays and Junk Science Among New Abortion Restrictions in 2015

Mandatory Delays and Junk Science Among New Abortion Restrictions in 2015 New policy brief details troubling trends in abortion restrictions   (PRESS RELEASE) Anti-choice politicians in states across the U.S. have continued to pass harmful restrictions [...]

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