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71. The Nation Op-Ed Highlights Necessity of Abortion Access for Gender Equality

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

In an opinion piece for The Nation, columnist Katha Pollitt rebuts several antiabortion-rights arguments made by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat. First, Pollitt argues against Douthat's claim that the mix of federal and state-leve...

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In an opinion piece for The Nation, columnist Katha Pollitt rebuts several antiabortion-rights arguments made by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat.

72. Colombia AG To Propose Bill Easing Abortion Restrictions

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

On Tuesday, Colombia Attorney General Eduardo Montealegre said he will propose a measure next week that would loosen the country's abortion restrictions, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reports (Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 11/10)...

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On Tuesday, Colombia Attorney General Eduardo Montealegre said he will propose a measure next week that would loosen the country's abortion restrictions, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reports.

73. CRR Files Petition To Maintain Temporary Injunction Against Okla. Antiabortion-Rights Law

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

The Center for Reproductive Rights on Tuesday petitioned an Oklahoma court to maintain a temporary injunction against a law (SB 642) that imposes multiple restrictions on abortion providers and patients until a hearing takes place, AP/Sa...

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The Center for Reproductive Rights on Tuesday petitioned an Oklahoma court to maintain a temporary injunction against a law (SB 642) that imposes multiple restrictions on abortion providers and patients until a hearing takes place, AP/San Francisco Chronicle reports.

74. Editorials, Op-Ed Urge Supreme Court To Protect Abortion Rights in Challenge to HB 2

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

Editorials from The Atlantic and the New York Times and an opinion piece from the Austin American-Statesman respond to the Supreme Court's Friday decision to hear Whole Women's Health v. Cole. The case challenges HB 2, a Texas law that p...

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Editorials from The Atlantic and the New York Times and an opinion piece from the Austin American-Statesman respond to the Supreme Court's Friday decision to hear Whole Women's Health v. Cole. The case challenges HB 2, a Texas law that places onerous restrictions on abortion clinics. Summaries of the pieces appear below.

75. Wis. Lawmakers Announce Bill To Protect Reproductive Rights

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

Two Wisconsin lawmakers have announced a bill that would increase access to abortion care and other reproductive health care in the state, Wisconsin Public Radio reports. The bill is not expected to pass the conservative state legislatur...

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Two Wisconsin lawmakers have announced a bill that would increase access to abortion care and other reproductive health care in the state, Wisconsin Public Radio reports.

76. Women's Health Policy Report Will Not Publish Nov. 26, 27

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

The Women's Health Policy Report will not publish on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. The report resumes publication on Monday, Nov. 30.

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The Women's Health Policy Report will not publish on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. The report resumes publication on Monday, Nov. 30.

77. Study: Increased Cervical Cancer Diagnoses Among Young Women Likely Connected to ACA Provision

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

An increase in the number of women under the age of 26 receiving early-stage cervical cancer diagnoses likely is linked to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that took effect in 2010, according to a study published Tuesday in the Jou...

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An increase in the number of women under the age of 26 receiving early-stage cervical cancer diagnoses likely is linked to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that took effect in 2010, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New York Times reports.

78. Conservative Spending Bill Proposal Does Not Target Planned Parenthood; Senate To Vote on Amendments to Reconciliation Bill

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

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday said the latest conservative proposal for a government spending bill did not include any language aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, ...

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday said the latest conservative proposal for a government spending bill did not include any language aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, Reuters reports.

79. Most U.S. Voters Oppose Ending Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood, Poll Finds

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

The majority of U.S. voters oppose ending federal funding for Planned Parenthood, according to a new USA Today/Suffolk University poll, USA Today reports. The poll surveyed 1,000 likely voters between Dec. 2 and Dec. 6. According to US...

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The poll surveyed 1,000 likely voters between Dec. 2 and Dec. 6. According to USA Today, the findings demonstrate the political risk of voting to defund Planned Parenthood, particularly for conservative senators from swing states who are up for re-election in 2016.

80. Seattle Times Op-Ed: Wash. State Must Fight To Keep 'Existing Women's Health Infrastructure'

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

In a Seattle Times opinion piece, columnist Thanh Tan notes that "[d]isturbing trends are creeping into" Washington state that run counter to its "famously pro-abortion-rights" history, particularly endangering low-income women's "basic ...

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In a Seattle Times opinion piece, columnist Thanh Tan notes that "[d]isturbing trends are creeping into" Washington state that run counter to its "famously pro-abortion-rights" history, particularly endangering low-income women's "basic rights to a full range of reproductive health options, including birth control and abortion."