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Blogs spotlight documentaries on black women and abortion care, 'sexual assault in the age on social media' and more

October 7, 2016

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

Video round up: Poland's proposed abortion ban draws opposition throughout Europe

October 6, 2016

The New York Times spotlights abortion-rights activism against a proposed abortion ban in Poland.

Poland lawmakers reject proposed abortion ban

October 6, 2016

Following recent large-scale abortion-rights rallies, Polish lawmakers on Thursday voted 352-58 to reject a proposed total ban on abortion care, the AP/New York Times reports.

Okla. Supreme Court strikes down abortion restrictions

October 5, 2016

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday in a 9-0 ruling struck down a state law (SB 642) that imposed multiple restrictions on abortion providers and women seeking care, AP/ABC News reports.

CDC updates Zika guidance on postponing pregnancy

October 4, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday updated guidance on Zika, recommending that couples postpone trying to become pregnant for at least six months if an asymptomatic male partner has possibly been exposed to the virus, The Hill reports.

Blogs comment on Poland's 'Black Monday' protests, nearing the end of Hyde and more

October 4, 2016

Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at Slate's "XX factor," Care2 and more.

Federal judge rejects request to dismiss Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against CMP; Calif. ups penalties for secret recordings

October 3, 2016

A federal judge on Friday declined to dismiss Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), an antiabortion-rights group that last year released misleading videos targeting the organization, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Antiabortion-rights group launches ballot campaign to criminalize abortion care in Fla.

October 3, 2016

The antiabortion-rights group Abolish Abortion Florida has launched a ballot campaign to amend the state constitution to criminalize abortion care, Rewire reports.

In op-ed, provider calls for long-overdue 'mifepristone revolution'

October 3, 2016

Despite hopes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of mifepristone 16 years ago "would revolutionize abortion access, taking the procedure out of clinics and moving it into the privacy of women's homes ... things did not turn out this way," Daniel Grossman, professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of California-San Francisco, writes in an opinion-piece for U.S. News & World Report.

Federal judge expands order blocking Ark. from targeting Planned Parenthood's Medicaid funds

September 30, 2016

A federal judge on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction that bars Arkansas from cutting Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood for any program beneficiary in the state, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

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