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Senators introduce bill to expand access to emergency contraception for rape survivors

Tweet Democratic senators have introduced a new bill to raise awareness about emergency contraception and make it available to rape survivors at federally funded hospitals. The Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014 was introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) [...]
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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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Quick Hit: “Prevent women from living my tragedy”

TweetIn an op-ed calling on West Virginia lawmakers to reject a 20-week abortion they’re considering, Danielle Deaver describes what happened when her pregnancy went horribly wrong at 22 weeks: Nebraska was the first of a handful of states to enact a so-called “20 week abortion ban,” similar to a bill considered by the West Virginia Legislature. [...]
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Watch: Maddow reports on reproductive health care access in the Rio Grande Valley

Tweet In this must-watch segment, Rachel Maddow reports on the terrible situation in Texas’s far south Rio Grand Valley thanks to the state’s devastating cuts to reproductive health care.  Tweet
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Quote of the Day: “An abortion doesn’t un-rape a woman.”

Tweet*Trigger warning* So last night I tuned into CrossFire on CNN to support my friend and new CNN contributor Sally Kohn.The debate about women’s reproductive rights on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade was between anti-choice hoaxter Lila Rose and NARAL President Ilyse Hogue. When I tuned in, I expected to hear Lila Rose spew [...]
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