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Colo. voters reject ballot measure endangering abortion coverage

November 10, 2016

Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure (Amendment 69) that would have established a single-payer health insurance system and potentially endangered abortion coverage, Reuters reports.

Research shows millions of women lack 'reasonable access' to full range of contraception

November 3, 2016

Many low-income women lack "reasonable access" to contraception, according to new research released Tuesday by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, The Atlantic reports.

Study finds TV shows often portray abortion providers as safe, effective

November 3, 2016

Television shows tend to depict abortion providers as safe and competent, according to a new study from the University of California-San Francisco's (UCSF) Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, the Huffington Post reports.

Fla. Supreme Court hears arguments over injunction against mandatory delay law

November 2, 2016

The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments over whether to maintain an injunction on a state law (HB 633) that imposes a 24-hour mandatory delay before an abortion, the News Service of Florida/News 4 Jax reports.

States increasingly trying to facilitate LARC access

November 1, 2016

State Medicaid programs increasingly are implementing a policy that allows women to receive long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) immediately after giving birth, the New York Times reports.

Abortion access could have contributed to relatively low rate of Zika-related microcephaly in Colombia

November 1, 2016

There is evidence that access to abortion care helped curb the rate of Zika-related microcephaly in Colombia, the New York Times reports.

Blogs comment on court decisions striking down two Ala. antiabortion-rights law, Utah law targeting abortion providers and more

November 1, 2016

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

Medication abortion becoming as common as abortion procedures

October 31, 2016

Medication abortion is now about as common as abortion procedures, Reuters reports.

Ariz. postpones enforcement of antiabortion-rights law pending implementation rules

October 31, 2016

Attorneys representing Arizona have temporarily agreed not to enforce a new state law (HB 2599) targeting funding for abortion providers, the Capitol Media Services/Arizona Daily Star reports.

Federal judge blocks two Ala. antiabortion-rights laws

October 28, 2016

A federal judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction that blocks two Alabama antiabortion-rights measures from taking effect, Reuters reports.

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