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41. NYT Op-Ed Examines Link Between Antiabortion-Rights Rhetoric, Violence

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

In a New York Times opinion piece, columnist Katha Pollitt writes about the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in the context of antiabortion-rights rhetoric, denouncing abortion-rights opponents' "long history" of "disclai...

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In a New York Times opinion piece, columnist Katha Pollitt writes about the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in the context of antiabortion-rights rhetoric, denouncing abortion-rights opponents' "long history" of "disclaiming any connection with violence."

42. House Members Urge Speaker To Disband Special Committee Investigating Abortion Providers

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

Following the shooting last week at a Colorado-based Planned Parenthood, six House members on Tuesday sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) urging him to dissolve a special House subcommittee created to probe abortion provide...

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Following the shooting last week at a Colorado-based Planned Parenthood, six House members on Tuesday sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) urging him to dissolve a special House subcommittee created to probe abortion providers, McClatchy/Sacramento Bee reports.

43. Planned Parenthood Sues Idaho Over Telemedicine Abortion Restrictions

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

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against Idaho, arguing that two state laws (HB 154, HB 189) restricting telemedicine abortion access are unconstitutional, Reuters reports ...

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against Idaho, arguing that two state laws (HB 154, HB 189) restricting telemedicine abortion access are unconstitutional, Reuters reports.

44. Commentary Highlights Evidence Suggesting That Attacks on Abortion Clinics Do Not Discourage Abortions

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

Citing a recent increase in threats against reproductive health care facilities, Olga Khazan in an opinion piece for The Atlantic writes that while "[a]ttacks on abortion clinics are ghastly and take a harsh toll on the communities where...

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Citing a recent increase in threats against reproductive health care facilities, Olga Khazan in an opinion piece for The Atlantic writes that while "[a]ttacks on abortion clinics are ghastly and take a harsh toll on the communities where they occur," evidence suggests that they do not "discourage abortion."

45. Conservative Lawmakers Oppose Mich. Family Planning Grant for Planned Parenthood

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

A group of conservative lawmakers in the Michigan House are urging a state panel to reject a proposal from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that would direct $1.2 million in family planning funding to Planned Parentho...

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A group of conservative lawmakers in the Michigan House are urging a state panel to reject a proposal from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that would direct $1.2 million in family planning funding to Planned Parenthood for services provided to low-income women in Detroit, the Detroit News reports.

46. Alaska Appeals Ruling Against Law, Regulations on Medicaid Abortion Coverage

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

Alaska on Friday filed a notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court over a lower court ruling that struck down a state law and regulations limiting Medicaid coverage for abortion services, AP/KTOO Public Media reports (Bohrer, AP/KTOO...

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Alaska on Friday filed a notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court over a lower court ruling that struck down a state law and regulations limiting Medicaid coverage for abortion services, AP/KTOO Public Media reports. 

47. New Report Finds Contraceptive Use at Record Levels in Low-Income Nations

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

A new report from FP2020, a global partnership on family planning rights, finds that the use of modern contraceptives has reached record levels among women in low-income nations but remains short of FP2020's goals, Thomson Reuters Founda...

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A new report from FP2020, a global partnership on family planning rights, finds that the use of modern contraceptives has reached record levels among women in low-income nations but remains short of FP2020's goals, Thomson Reuters Foundation reports.

48. Miss. Clinic To Register With Medicaid and Other Insurers, Offer Covered Birth Control

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

The sole abortion clinic in Mississippi in the next few weeks will become an official health care provider for insurers, including Medicaid, and soon will start providing covered contraception to patients, the Jackson Free Press reports....

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The sole abortion clinic in Mississippi in the next few weeks will become an official health care provider for insurers, including Medicaid, and soon will start providing covered contraception to patients, the Jackson Free Press reports.

49. Ala. Health Task Force Proposes Amendments to State Chemical Endangerment Law

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

A health task force subcommittee appointed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) has proposed amendments to the state's child chemical endangerment statute, AL.com reports. The full task force is scheduled to vote on the proposed amendments...

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A health task force subcommittee appointed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) has proposed amendments to the state's child chemical endangerment statute, AL.com reports.

50. Blogs Comment on 'Anti-Abortion Terrorism,' How SCOTUS' Ruling in HB 2 Lawsuit Will Influence 'Future of Abortion Rights,' More

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

Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at Slates' "Medical Examiner," the American Constitution Society blog and more. CLINIC VIOLENCE: "Anti-Abortion Terrorism Must Be Stopped," Jennifer Conti, Slate's "Medical Examiner": "...

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Read the week's best commentary from bloggers at Slate's "Medical Examiner," the American Constitution Society blog and more.