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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.
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We are the ones who understand firsthand why the right to obtain safe and legal abortions is so important.
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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.
Alabama's Abortion Ban Has A Clear Target: Roe v. Wade
With a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion proponents are taking a shot at overturning one of the most significant cases in American law.
Even Pat Robertson Says Alabama's Abortion Bill Is Too Extreme
That's saying something, considering the outspoken televangelist also called Roe v. Wade a "phony case."
Here’s What You Can Do (Other Than A Sex Strike) To Fight Draconian Anti-Abortion Laws
Alyssa Milano’s sex strike idea missed the mark, but it exposed what’s at the root of restrictive anti-abortion laws: a coordinated legislative attack on women’s lives.
Liberal Supreme Court Justice Issues Warning About 'Cases The Court Will Overrule'
The implications for Roe v. Wade were clear in Justice Stephen Breyer's dissent to a majority decision on Monday.
Alabama Lt. Governor Admits State Abortion Ban Is Direct Attempt To End Roe v. Wade
Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth also gave credit to President Trump for adding conservative judges who could make the path to overturning the landmark ruling easier.
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Kirsten Gillibrand Vows To Only Nominate Judges Who Uphold Roe v. Wade
“A woman’s right to make her own personal health decisions is nonnegotiable,” the presidential hopeful wrote in a recent essay.
Kansas Rules Its Constitution Protects Women's Right To Abortion
The state Supreme Court's decision guarantees women will have access to the procedure even if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
Ask For Jane
'Ask For Jane’ Tells The True Story Of The Women Who Created An Illegal Abortion Clinic
The upcoming film tells the incredible story of the Jane Collective, a whisper network that provided safe abortions before Roe v. Wade.
Planned Parenthood And ACLU Sue Over Utah's 18-Week Abortion Ban
“This unconstitutional ban is clearly part of a broader agenda to ban all abortion one law at a time,” Utah’s Planned Parenthood CEO said.
Texas Bill Proposes Death Penalty For Abortion
Texas state representatives have held an official hearing on a bill that is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. If passed, it would convict people who have abortions of homicide and potentially put them on death row.
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Alabama Lawmakers Try To Ban Almost All Abortions In The State
The legislation is just the latest in a wave of extreme anti-abortion bills intended to spark a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade.
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