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31. Op-Ed: Feticide Laws, Bans on Abortion Used To Criminalize Asian-American and Immigrant Women

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

"Across the country, Asian American women's reproductive rights are being challenged and their family-planning decisions are being policed based on racial stereotypes held by anti-choice activists and officials," Miriam Yeung, executive ...

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"Across the country, Asian American women's reproductive rights are being challenged and their family-planning decisions are being policed based on racial stereotypes held by anti-choice activists and officials," Miriam Yeung, executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, writes in a Washington Post opinion piece.

32. Thousands in R.I. Could Lose Abortion Coverage

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

Many Rhode Island residents who have health plans through the state's insurance marketplace could lose their existing abortion care coverage and be enrolled automatically in a plan with less comprehensive abortion care benefits for 2016,...

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Many Rhode Island residents who have health plans through the state's insurance marketplace could lose their existing abortion care coverage and be enrolled automatically in a plan with less comprehensive abortion care benefits for 2016, the Providence Journal reports. 

33. Clinic Escort Describes Protesters' Ongoing Harassment Outside Texas Clinic

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

In an opinion piece for the Texas Observer, reproductive-rights advocate Melissa Arjona describes her experiences volunteering as a clinic escort for "Whole Woman's Health, the last remaining legal abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valle...

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In an opinion piece for the Texas Observer, reproductive-rights advocate Melissa Arjona describes her experiences volunteering as a clinic escort for "Whole Woman's Health, the last remaining legal abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valley." 

34. Abortion-Rights Supporters Petition MU To Reinstate Privileges for Abortion Providers

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

Abortion-rights supporters are petitioning the University of Missouri to reinstate privileges that allow physicians to legally provide abortion care in Columbia amid changes among the university administration, the Columbia Daily Tribune...

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Abortion-rights supporters are petitioning the University of Missouri to reinstate privileges that allow physicians to legally provide abortion care in Columbia amid changes among the university administration, the Columbia Daily Tribune reports.

35. Investigation Affirms Wash. Planned Parenthood Affiliates Free From Wrongdoing

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) on Monday announced that an investigation into Planned Parenthood clinics found no evidence that the organization broke any laws prohibiting certain types of abortion procedures or the s...

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Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) on Monday announced that an investigation into Planned Parenthood clinics found no evidence that the organization broke any laws prohibiting certain types of abortion procedures or the sale of fetal tissue, The Hill reports.

36. Study: Taking Oral Contraceptives Could Improve Future Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

Ovarian cancer patients who previously took oral contraceptives have better cancer outcomes, according to a study published last month in BMC Cancer, the Mayo Clinic News Network/Sacramento Bee reports. Study Details For the study, Mayo ...

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Ovarian cancer patients who previously took oral contraceptives have better cancer outcomes, according to a study published last month in BMC Cancer, the Mayo Clinic News Network/Sacramento Bee reports.

37. 7th Circuit Affirms Decision Ruling Wis. Admitting Privileges Law Unconstitutional

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

A three-judge panel for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower court ruling that struck down part of a Wisconsin law (Act 37) that would require physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a n...

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A three-judge panel for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower court ruling that struck down part of a Wisconsin law (Act 37) that would require physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital, the Wisconsin State Journal reports.

38. Pa. Judge Rules Non-Religious Organization Not Exempt From Contraceptive Coverage Rules

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Thursday ruled that an antiabortion-rights organization called Real Alternatives cannot claim an accommodation to federal contraceptive coverage rules because it does hold itself out as religious or hav...

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A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Thursday ruled that an antiabortion-rights organization called Real Alternatives cannot claim an accommodation to federal contraceptive coverage rules because it does hold itself out as religious or have a religious affiliation, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

39. Federal Judge Temporary Blocks Mo. Health Officials From Revoking Columbia Clinic's Abortion License

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services from pulling the Columbia, Mo., Planned Parenthood's license to offer abortion care, AP/Talking Points Memo reports. According to AP/TPM,...

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A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services from pulling the Columbia, Mo., Planned Parenthood's license to offer abortion care, AP/Talking Points Memo reports.

40. Ala. Drops Effort To Cut Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funding; Fla. Ends Investigation Into Planned Parenthood

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 11:27:00 CST 2015)

Attorneys for Alabama and Planned Parenthood Southeast on Monday filed a proposed settlement agreement in federal court that ends the state's effort to defund the organization, the AP/San Diego Union-Tribune reports (Chandler, AP/San Die...

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Attorneys for Alabama and Planned Parenthood Southeast on Monday filed a proposed settlement agreement in federal court that ends the state's effort to defund the organization, the AP/San Diego Union-Tribune reports.