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8 Terrifying Ways People Restrict Abortion

  Lily Puckett    If you have a uterus, you’re going to want to read this. Getty Images Ohio’s recent attempt to pass the “Heartbeat Bill,” which sought to ban abortions as early as six weeks, was struck down by John Kasich, who rejected it because he felt it would be too easy to fight in […]

Don’t Worry, That Horrible New Texas Abortion Law Is Already Being Fought

Texas lawmakers are trying to institute a new law where aborted fetuses need to be buried or cremated. But the Avenger-like legal superhero team of the Center for Reproductive Rights and Whole Woman’s Health are absolutely not having that bullshit. The Texas law was confirmed two weeks ago, and is supposed to go into effect on […]

In 2017, women will have to more fiercely guard their right to abortion: Kim F. Chiz

Providing abortion care has never been easy. When my grandmother Dorothy was a young nurse in the 1950s, most of the abortions performed in Pennsylvania were illegal. When she and her colleagues cared for abortion patients, they were usually helping to save the lives of women who’d had illegal or self-induced abortions in a time […]