Posts Tagged pro-choice

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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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Texas abortion clinics take their appeal to the Supreme Court

Pro-choice advocates and abortion providers in Texas have filed a formal petition asking the Supreme Court to hear their case against the anti-choice restrictions that threaten to close all but ten of the state’s clinics.

Pro-choice advocates and abortion providers in Texas have filed a formal petition asking the Supreme Court to hear their case against the anti-choice restrictions that threaten to close all but ten of ...

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Read one Texas abortion doctor’s scathing ultrasound informed consent form

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion into the sacred doctor-patient relationship. 

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion ...

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Map of the Day: The average distance to the nearest abortion clinic in every county

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the Supreme Court, will likely serve as the template for gutting abortion access across the country. 

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the ...

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Pro-choice for Christ

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

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