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TweetChristina Sharpe on Goffman’s On the Run.  France acknowledges abortion as key step to gender equality. L Word Mississippi: Hate the Name, Love the Show. Wagatwe, killing it. Legal guide to breastfeeding in New York. This week in repro justice. “If we’re going to run our businesses like its the 1960s, I’m going to act like it.” [...]
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Alabama’s admitting privileges law was struck down, but it’s still terrifying to be an abortion provider

TweetOn Monday, an Alabama district court blocked the admitting privileges law that would have closed three out of the state’s five abortion clinics. Coming right on the heels of the court smackdown of Mississippi’s similar law, the decision is another heartening blow to the anti-choice strategy of regulating clinics out of existence. The judge was crystal clear: ”If [...]
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“It’s hard for them to accept that I do abortions because I’m a Christian.”

TweetEsquire has a wonderful profile of Dr. Willie Parker, one of the two doctors who flies in from out-of-state to work at Mississippi’s sole embattled abortion clinic. Parker, whose decision to become an abortion provider is deeply rooted in his Christian faith, quit his obstetrics practice to do the procedures full-time after Dr. Tiller was assassinated [...]
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Court rules that law that would shut down Mississippi’s sole abortion clinic is unconstitutional

Tweet In the latest salvo in the battle to keep Mississippi’s only abortion clinic open, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law designed to shut it down is unconstitutional. “Pre-viability, a woman has the constitutional right to end her pregnancy by abortion. H.B. 1390 effectively extinguishes that right within Mississippi’s borders,” the [...]
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Legal abortion rate in Texas dropped 13 percent after new anti-choice restrictions

Tweet   That’s according to a new study on the impact of the anti-choice restrictions that have now forced 46 percent of Texas’ legal abortion providers to close. As we already know, the omnibus law passed last year–which also placed stricter restrictions on medication abortions and banned the procedure after 20 weeks–has dealt a disastrous blow to abortion access. [...]
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