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Rhode Island Approves Bill Protecting Abortion Rights
As a wave of anti-abortion bills sweeps the country, Rhode Island wrote abortion protections into law.
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I Volunteered At A 'Crisis Pregnancy Center,' And It Changed Me In Ways I Never Imagined
Kathleen A. Coakley
, Guest Writer
"My first day at the center was a trial by fire ... every bone in my body begged me to get up and leave."
Joe Biden Said Abortion Is Not 'A Choice And A Right' In 2006
An old interview unearthed by CNN highlights the presidential hopeful's shaky record on reproductive rights.
Joe Biden Changes Stance On Federal Abortion Funding
2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden has reversed his stance on the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion.
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Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono Calls Joe Biden's Stance On Hyde Amendment 'Disappointing'
The former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner is catching flak for supporting a prohibition on federal funding for abortions.
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Senator Susan Collins Keeps Voting For Donald Trump’s Anti-Abortion Judges
The Maine Republican says she's pro-choice, but she's voted to confirm dozens of judges who have signaled their opposition to abortion rights.
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Illinois Passes Sweeping Abortion Rights Legislation
The Reproductive Health Act removes decades-old provisions requiring spousal consent, waiting periods and criminal penalties for doctors who perform abortions.
Missouri Governor Refuses To Budge On Impending Closure Of Last Abortion Clinic
"No one is receiving special treatment," Republican Mike Parson said at a press conference Wednesday.
Kamala Harris Proposes New Plan To Protect Abortion Rights
Certain states and localities would need to get clearance from the Department of Justice before abortion laws could go into effect.
Missouri Set To Become First State Since Roe v. Wade With No Abortion Clinic
As states sign strict anti-abortion measures into law, women in more and more states could lose access.
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Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon
By Alan Fram, AP
Alabama’s abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it.
Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson Discuss Alabama’s Abortion Law
Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson share their opinion on Alabama’s strict new abortion law that outlaws the procedure for in nearly all cases.
ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Alabama Over Abortion Ban
The state's new law is the nation's strictest when it comes to limiting reproductive rights.
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Why These Women Dumped People Who Weren't Pro-Choice
You might want to take a cue from them and start discussing your date's beliefs early on. Here's how to do it.
‘Trigger Laws’ In 7 States Would Ban Abortion Immediately If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned
The Supreme Court is expected to take up reproductive rights in the near future thanks to harsh new anti-abortion laws in states like Georgia and Alabama.
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The Awful, Perfect Timing Of The Abortion Battle
The fight over reproductive rights comes at a moment when Democratic women are really feeling their power.
Georgia District Attorneys Vow Not To Enforce 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill
Prosecutors for five of Georgia’s most populous counties say they won't prosecute women who get abortions under the state's "heartbeat" bill.
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HuffPost Her Stories: Alabama Isn't The Only State Attacking Abortion Rights
Plus: Adults aren't letting black girls be kids.
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Kirsten Gillibrand Claims Anti-Abortion Laws Are Not Christian
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, who identifies as Catholic, said that free will is a core tenet of Christianity.
I Had An Illegal Abortion Before Roe v. Wade. This Is Why Women Of My Generation Must Share Our Stories.
, Guest Writer
We are the ones who understand firsthand why the right to obtain safe and legal abortions is so important.
Elizabeth Warren Demands Congress Pass Federal Laws Protecting Abortion Rights
The 2020 presidential candidate's push for reproductive health legislation comes as Republican-controlled states continue passing anti-abortion bills.
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With Abortion Under Attack, These States Are Fighting To Protect It
A number of state lawmakers have proposed legislation to protect abortion rights even if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
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Sen. Susan Collins Says 'Extreme' Alabama Abortion Law Will Likely Be Overturned
“I can’t imagine the courts would sustain it,” said the Republican lawmaker from Maine.
Women Of 'Late Night' Surrender Their Bodies In Scathing Abortion Law Bit
“This is where our country is headed, so we figured we may as well get some practice," said Amber Ruffin.
How 3 Other States Are Attacking Abortion Rights After Alabama's Ban
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Missouri, Louisiana and Michigan are hoping for the same success.
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