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Last Abortion Clinic in the Rio Grande Valley Shuttered

Last Abortion Clinic in the Rio Grande Valley Shuttered

by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 11:45AM

Another bad week in reproductive health rights.

Topics: /NOW, War on Women

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women’s Equality Act

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 11:56AM

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

Topics: /NOW

Albuquerque Residents Set to Vote on Abortion Ban

Albuquerque Residents Set to Vote on Abortion Ban

by Von Diaz on November 7 2013, 12:24PM

If passed, it would be the first municipal ban on abortion in the nation.

Topics: /NOW

TRAP Laws Are the New Battleground for Abortion Rights

TRAP Laws Are the New Battleground for Abortion Rights

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 6:14PM

As the abortion wars wage on in Texas, ubiquitous TRAP laws seem to be spreading across the country.

Topics: War on Women

Pregnant Woman Fights Wisconsin Fetal Rights Laws

Pregnant Woman Fights Wisconsin Fetal Rights Laws

by Von Diaz on October 25 2013, 4:30PM

Alicia Beltran has filed a lawsuit against the so-called ‘cocaine mom’ law after she was detained under suspicion of drug use, even though she wasn’t using drugs at the time.

Topics: /NOW

A Comic Guide to Sneaky Abortion Laws

A Comic Guide to Sneaky Abortion Laws

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 4:55PM

The ACLU commissioned illustrator Jen Sorensen to create a comic detailing the past year in abortion legislation.

Topics: /NOW

Insured or Not, Women and Children's Health Shortchanged

Insured or Not, Women and Children’s Health Shortchanged

by Michelle Chen on September 3 2010, 9:10AM

The escalation of insurance costs is old news by now, but in light of the recession, the pattern doesn’t augur well for a half-baked reform plan.

Topics: Health, On Gender

Cancer Screening for Poor Women Threatened in Calif. Budget Battle

Cancer Screening for Poor Women Threatened in Calif. Budget Battle

by Michelle Chen on September 2 2010, 9:30AM

Desperate to balance the budget, California is finding fat to trim in some interesting places… like the local mammogram center.

Topics: Health, On Gender

Wisconsin Responds to Imprisoned Women's Mental Health Crisis

Wisconsin Responds to Imprisoned Women’s Mental Health Crisis

by Michelle Chen on August 24 2010, 9:10AM

The ACLU has settled a landmark lawsuit over female inmates’ mental and physical health services in Wisconsin.

Topics: Criminal Justice, On Gender

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

by Michelle Chen on June 21 2010, 11:58AM

This year, maternal health advocates got the heartening news that the death rate of women in childbirth was declining worldwide, while the rate of child survival was improving ahead of earlier projections. But while the epidemic of maternal and child…

Topics: Health

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