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The Growing Tide of State Anti-Abortion Legislation

So far this year, 11 states have successfully passed multiple laws that regulate or restrict abortion, while four additional states have bills that have triumphed through their state houses.  Bills range from banning public funding of abortion under health exchanges … Continue reading

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Nun Excommunicated from Catholic Church for Saving Woman’s Life

Last week, Sister Margaret McBride was excommunicated from the Catholic Church after allowing doctors to perform an abortion in order to save the life of a woman. In her capacity as on-call member of the Hospital Ethics committee, Sister McBride … Continue reading

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LGBT Ballot Measures

While Election Day proved to be a happy one for advocates of reproductive justice, it also brought devastating defeats for the LGBT community and their allies. Four states, California, Florida, Arizona, and Arkansas, had measures on the ballot limiting the … Continue reading

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