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Feministing Follow Friday: Local Abortion Funds

Tweet We all know the big names in national repro justice organizing — Planned Parenthood, NARAL — and they undoubtedly do incredible work. Too often, though, we overlook the groups that directly help people on the ground address unjust financial barriers (fuck Hyde) to access the care they need: local abortion funds. We’ve included five [...]
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“Legitimate rape” and legitimate abortions

TweetA year after then-Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” fiasco, the National Women’s Law Center has released a report in commemoration: Shut That Whole Thing Down: A Survey of Abortion Restrictions Even in Cases of Rape. The report looks at abortion restrictions from the first six months of this year and, as RH Reality Check summarized, [...]
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Yet another study says abortion doesn’t pose a mental health risk

TweetAnti-choice activists, I hope you’re sitting down. It turns out that, contrary to your wishful thinking, having an abortion does not increase the chances a woman* will suffer mental health issues. Of course, some of you anti-choicers won’t be convinced by this evidence because it was done by scientists, which you’ll find sketchy. But just [...]
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