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Watch a video of a woman getting an abortion

Tweet EMILY’S ABORTION VIDEO from Emily Letts on Vimeo. Emily Letts is just a twenty-something lady who accidentally got pregnant and became one of the third of American women who have an abortion. But Letts is also an abortion counselor, and she decided she wanted to use her own procedure to help demystify the experience for [...]
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Google is cracking down on deceptive crisis pregnancy center ads

TweetThis is great news: Google is removing Web search ads for some “crisis pregnancy centers,” after an investigation by NARAL Pro-Choice America found evidence that the ads violate Google’s policy against deceptive advertising. “We have no problem with crisis pregnancy centers advertising online; we have no problem with their existing,” said Illyse Hogue, president of [...]
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Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic goes to court today

TweetToday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments against the Mississippi law that would shut down the only remaining abortion clinic in the state. You’ll remember that the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic has been fighting to stay open since 2012 when the state passed a TRAP law requiring all abortion providers [...]
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Donate to the Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon!

Tweet Feministing is proud to be fielding a team for this year’s National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon. Click here to support our team and make a real difference in people’s lives. Here at Feministing, we don’t ask for money lightly. But we do have deeply held beliefs on human rights and reproductive justice and we are not afraid [...]
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Missouri lawmaker compares getting an abortion to buying a new car or re-carpeting

TweetThe Missouri legislature is considering an ultrasound bill that would triple the waiting period before having an abortion in the state to a whopping 72 hours. During a hearing the other day, the bill’s sponsor Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger made his case by drawing on his personal experience with an unintended pregnancy buying a new car and [...]
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