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Missouri Bill Would Make Guns As Difficult to Access As Abortions

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

One Missouri lawmaker has a novel approach to bring attention to the increasing number of abortion restrictions in her state: to make purchasing a gun just as difficult as obtaining a safe and legal abortion.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

One Missouri lawmaker has a novel approach to bring attention to the increasing number of abortion restrictions in her state: to make purchasing a gun just as ...

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“No Duh” Study of the Day: Women Denied Abortions Have Less Positive Life Outlook

This unsurprising finding comes from the latest installment in an ongoing study exploring the mental health, physical health, and socioeconomic consequences of being denied an abortion. As we’ve covered, ANSIRH’s Turnaway Study has previously found that women who wanted an abortion but weren’t able to get one had worse physical health, were three times more likely to be living in poverty, and had a harder time escaping an abusive relationship down the road. 

This unsurprising finding comes from the latest installment in an ongoing study exploring the mental health, physical health, and socioeconomic consequences of being denied an abortion. As we’ve covered, ANSIRH’s Turnaway Study has previously found that women who wanted an abortion but ...

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Salvadoran women fight back against criminalization of pregnancy 

El Salvador has one of the harshest laws against abortion in the world, and is notorious for criminalizing pregnant women. In El Salvador, abortion is criminalized even in cases of rape or threat to a woman’s life, and even women who experience miscarriages have been sent to prison for “aggravated homicide.”

El Salvador has one of the harshest laws against abortion in the world, and is notorious for criminalizing pregnant women. In El Salvador, abortion is criminalized even in cases of rape or threat to a woman’s life, ...

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Arizona struggles to find a credible court witness to defend “abortion reversal” law

Remember that law Arizona passed this year requiring abortion providers to inform lie to their patients that it’s possible to “reverse” a medication abortion? Now, the state’s attempt to defend the law against a court challenge is floundering because it’s having trouble finding anyone to defend the law who qualifies as an expert witness

Remember that law Arizona passed this year requiring abortion providers to inform lie to their patients that it’s possible to “reverse” a medication abortion? Now, the state’s attempt to defend the law against a court challenge ...

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Doctors who began providing abortions before Roe v. Wade tell their stories

At New York Magazine, seven doctors who began providing abortions before or shortly after Roe v. Wade reflect on what it was like in those early days, and how anti-choice violence and legislation has affected them in the decades since. 

At New York Magazine, seven doctors who began providing abortions before or shortly after Roe v. Wade reflect on what it was like in those early days, and how anti-choice violence and legislation has affected them in ...

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