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Trump Admin Says Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ Effective Immediately

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women’s rights groups. The head of a national umbrella group representing the clinics said the administration is following […]

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Rhode Island Approves Bill Protecting Abortion Rights

Rhode Island’s Democrat-controlled government passed a law on Wednesday to protect abortion rights, part of a broader effort to support Roe v. Wade as it faces attacks nationwide from conservatives. “It keeps the most personal and difficult decisions of a woman’s life between her and her doctor ― where they are today, and where they […]

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Planned Parenthood Building Alabama Clinic, Defying Abortion Law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building the stage for another possible fight over abortion in Alabama: a large women’s clinic that’s under construction despite the state’s passage of a near-total ban on abortions. Located beside an interstate highway in downtown Birmingham, the 10,000-square-foot structure is now nothing but a steel frame and roof. […]

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Married People Open Up About What Abortion Was Like For Them

Women on social media have rightfully had a lot to say about abortion, using hashtags from #youknowme to #ShoutYourAbortion. But as anti-abortion legislation moves forward in several states, men who’ve supported a partner through the abortion process are speaking up too.Read through the tweet replies to #youknowme, for example, and you’ll find plenty of men […]