18-Year-Old Launches Database of Abortion Clinic Information: Teen Vogue

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18-Year-Old Launches Database of Abortion Clinic Information: Teen Vogue

“It seems as though the dialogue surrounding abortion is constantly changing, with some politicians fighting to roll back reproductive rights while activists are at the forefront of the battle for healthcare and access to abortion services. With all of the noise in the news, the topic can easily get confusing — and overwhelming,” writes De […]

Texas health official out after study on Planned Parenthood

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Summary: “A top Texas health official is stepping down after co-authoring a study that drew strong backlash from Republican leaders for suggesting that cuts to Planned Parenthood are restricting access to women’s health care statewide,” Paul J. Weber writes for The Associated Press. “Rick Allgeyer, director of research at the Texas Health and Human Services […]

Supreme Court blocks restrictive Texas abortion law: Vox

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Summary: “The Supreme Court has put on hold a controversial 2013 Texas abortion law — a sign that it will likely take up the major abortion challenge in its next term. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals previously found the Texas restriction, which requires abortion clinics to make costly upgrades to become ambulatory surgical centers, […]

Abortion rate drops in U.S., according to CDC statistics

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Summary: The abortion rate is at a historic low, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which recently issued a report citing 2011 statistics collected from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and New York City. Women in their 20’s accounted for the largest number.   CLICK HERE FOR PRICES