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Majority of Women in States With Abortion Bans Believe Access Should Be Legal

Protest for abortion rights (Flickr) By Amanda Becker / The 19th Nearly two years after the Supreme Court ended the federal right to abortion, more than a fifth of reproductive-age adult women in states with abortion bans have struggled to access abortion care themselves or know someone who has, according to first-of-its-kind polling released Friday by the […]

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Pregnancy in Jails: A New Report Finds Flagrant Violations of Illinois Laws

(Shutterstock) By Victoria Law / The Nation Paige learned she was pregnant two weeks after entering Illinois’s Winnebago County Jail in 2021. Through the jail’s electronic messaging system, she asked how to obtain an abortion. Illinois law states that every person has a right to reproductive care, including abortion. It also states that the “government […]

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If Supreme Court Restricts Abortion Pills, Birth Control Could Be Next

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Women’s History Month in a Post-Roe World

Women’s March in DC, January 19th, 2019 (Flickr) By Martha Burk / OtherWords It’s 2024, but it feels like we’re back in 1991 this Women’s History Month. Back then, President George H.W. Bush was following in the footsteps of his predecessor Ronald Reagan by continuing to appoint conservative judges to the federal bench, and Roe v. […]