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Watch: In Chile, only accidental abortions aren’t considered crimes

A new video campaign from the Miles Organization pokes sickening fun at the criminalization of abortion in Chile, where the procedure is illegal even in cases of rape, incest, or threat to the pregnant person’s life. 

A new video campaign from the Miles Organization pokes sickening fun at the criminalization of abortion in Chile, where the procedure is illegal even in cases of rape, incest, or threat to the pregnant person’s life. 

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Paraguay denies abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that she was pregnant.

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that ...

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The Feministing Five: Christopher Purdy

For this week’s Feministing Five we spoke with Christopher Purdy, president of carafem, an abortion clinic that recently opened in the Washington DC area. With his team, he’s envisioning a new way to provide abortions in the United States, one that is bold, unapologetic, supportive, and affordable.

For this week’s Feministing Five we spoke with Christopher Purdy, president of carafem, an abortion clinic that recently opened in the Washington DC area. With his team, he’s envisioning a new way to provide abortions ...

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Majority of Americans agree on what the abortion experience should be like

Vox conducted an interesting new survey on the public’s opinions on abortion. The results, from a nationally representative sample of US adults, echo what’s been clear for awhile now: that the labels of “pro-choice” and “pro-life” don’t line up very well with people’s actual views. 

Vox conducted an interesting new survey on the public’s opinions on abortion. The results, from a nationally representative sample of US adults, echo what’s been clear for awhile now: that the labels of “pro-choice” and “pro-life” ...

"The CPC told me that I would become infertile if I had an abortion."

CPCs: We’re protecting women as “an adult tells a child not to to touch a hot stove.”

Over the course of the three days of the conference, I chatted with a few dozen pregnancy center workers. Multiple women told me it was their job to protect women from abortion as “an adult tells a child not to touch a hot stove.”

Over the course of the three days of the conference, I chatted with a few dozen pregnancy center workers. Multiple women told me it was their job to protect women from abortion as “an adult tells a ...

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