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*Editors' Note: As of January 2017, the Women's Health Policy Report has been discontinued. Below are archived articles for your reference.

Op-ed praises Brazil Supreme Court decision in favor of abortion rights

December 6, 2016

Brazil on Tuesday took "an important step forward in the battle for reproductive rights," when the country's "Supreme Court ruled that abortion is not a crime when performed in the first trimester of a pregnancy," columnist Sirin Kale writes for Broadly.

Blogs comment on limited access to women's health care at VA facilities, political efforts to undermine Roe and more

December 6, 2016

Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at Mother Jones, SCOTUSblog and more.

Judge lets ACLU continue with lawsuit aiming to protect unaccompanied, immigrant minors' access to abortion, contraception

December 5, 2016

A federal magistrate last week ruled that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) can go ahead with a lawsuit challenging federal contracts with religious affiliated organizations that deny unaccompanied, immigrant minors access to abortion and contraception, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Ohio abortion clinic appeals state's decision to revoke license

December 5, 2016

Women's Med Center of Dayton last week appealed Ohio officials' decision to revoke its operating license, the Dayton Daily News reports.

Ark. abortion-rights opponents to propose new restrictions

December 5, 2016

Abortion-rights opponents in Arkansas plan to propose several new restrictions on abortion care in the upcoming legislative session, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

French lawmakers advance bill aimed at blocking deceptive antiabortion-rights websites

December 5, 2016

The French National Assembly last week approved a measure that would prohibit deceptive websites that hold themselves out as unbiased but aim to dissuade women from seeking abortion care, The Guardian reports.

House approves $800K for panel targeting abortion providers; panel makes allegation against PPGC

December 2, 2016

The House on Wednesday voted 234-181 to approve a resolution that authorizes an additional $800,000 in funding for a congressional panel targeting abortion providers, doubling the panel's budget, USA Today reports.

After denying variance request, Ohio revokes clinic's license

December 2, 2016

Ohio officials have revoked the Women's Med Center of Dayton's operating license, saying the abortion clinic does not meet the state's criteria for a variance to a patient transfer agreement requirement, the AP/Toledo Blade reports.

Company announces delay in availability of medication abortion drug in Canada

December 2, 2016

A drug used in medication abortion is not expected to become available in Canada until early next year, Canadian Press/CTV reports.

Blogs comment on legal challenge to harmful restrictions in three states; HHS Secretary nominee's opposition to contraception access and more

December 2, 2016

Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at the American Civil Liberties Union's "Speak Freely," The Atlantic and more.

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