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West Virginia is Now One of Seven States With One Abortion Clinic

by Jennifer Bryant Abortion access just became more difficult for women living in West Virginia—as of January 17, there is only one abortion clinic left in the entire state. Molly Adams According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Kanawha Surgicenter’s sole abortion provider traveled monthly from California to the West Virginia clinic. When he was no longer […]

Good luck, women! Under the GOP health care bill, it’ll be tougher to have a baby — and tougher not to

Republicans plan to slash abortion and contraception access — and they’re also attacking affordable maternity care By: AMANDA MARCOTTE (Credit: Getty/Salon) Policy wonks and journalists are still reeling from the release of the much-ballyhooed Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act blandly named the American Health Care Act. But it really should have been titled […]

Over 70 Organizations Sign Letter Opposing Abortion Coverage Bans in ACA Repeal

More than 70 organizations  submitted the following letter strongly opposing the abortion coverage bans and restrictions in the GOP’s proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The letter urges Members of Congress to be bold and oppose any attempt to repeal  the ACA, defund Planned Parenthood and restrict abortion coverage.

This Lady Gave Up Fashion for Female Reproductive Rights

Photos: Valerie Chiang for Yahoo Style Wednesday is International Women’s Day, so Yahoo Style is highlighting a few of the powerful women who are living by the year’s IWD theme, #BeBoldForChange, which calls on women to help forge a more gender inclusive world. Lindsay Rodriguez, 34, is from Austin, Texas, and is the coordinator of the  […]