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Op-ed highlights how Hyde harms D.C. residents

September 30, 2016

"Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has restricted the use of federal Medicaid funds for abortion services for low-income women in the District of Columbia except in cases of life endangerment, rape, or incest," Jamila Perritt writes in an opinion piece for Rewire.

Blogs commemorate International Safe Abortion Day, spotlight repeal efforts on Hyde's 40th anniversary and more

September 30, 2016

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

Congress sends short-term spending bill with Zika funding to Obama

September 29, 2016

Congress on Wednesday cleared a short-term spending bill that includes $1.1 billion in funds for Zika response efforts, the New York Times reports.

In op-ed, Rep. Barbara Lee calls campaign to end Hyde 'a battle we must win'

September 29, 2016

In an opinion piece for U.S. News & World Report, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) shares how she has been working to end the Hyde Amendment since its initial passage nearly 40 years ago, writing, "Forty years of Hyde has done terrible harm to women and families, and I'm more determined than ever to finish the work I started so long ago."

Planned Parenthood celebrates grand opening of new D.C. clinic

September 29, 2016

The District of Columbia's sole Planned Parenthood clinic celebrated its grand opening this week, the Washington Post reports.

Pa. auditor general launches new investigation into CPC organization

September 28, 2016

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week will launch an audit of Real Alternatives, a not-for-profit that manages a multi-state network of antiabortion crisis pregnancy centers (CPC), the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Calif. gov. signs two reproductive-rights bills into law

September 27, 2016

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Friday signed two measures advancing reproductive health, the Sacramento Bee's "Capitol Alert" reports.

Blogs comment on All Access concert for abortion-rights, lack of abortion-related questions in presidential debate and more

September 27, 2016

Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at Care2, Bustle and more.

Federal court dismisses lawsuit against repealed Ariz. medication abortion law

September 26, 2016

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging a now-repealed Arizona law (HB 2036) that targeted medication abortion care, AP/News 4 KVOA reports.

Federal appeals court hears oral arguments in Ark. Planned Parenthood Medicaid funding case

September 23, 2016

A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday heard oral arguments regarding a lower court order that bars Arkansas from cutting Medicaid coverage of Planned Parenthood services for three beneficiaries, AP/ABC 7 reports.

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