WOMEN

The Republican Abortion Bill Shows They Still Believe Many Women Lie About Rape

Anti-abortion advocates hold a rally during the inaugural 'OneLife LA event' outside City Hall in Los Angeles on January 17,
Anti-abortion advocates hold a rally during the inaugural 'OneLife LA event' outside City Hall in Los Angeles on January 17, 2015. The number of abortions performed in the United States has dropped to the lowest level in 40 years, with a recent study, pointing to more contraception use rather than increased restrictions on access to the procedure. Since early 2011, many US states have implemented laws making it harder for women to seek abortion -- with 205 new restrictions enacted between 2011 and 2013, more than the entire decade before. AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
‘Forcible rape’, ‘legitimate rape’ or ‘reported rape’: anti-abortion politicians remain anti-woman, and no female conservative is going to change that
  • Republicans shelve abortion vote after revolt by female House members
  • Relief, anguish, certainty. Seven women share the story of their abortion

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