HBO's 'Abortion: Stories Women Tell' Shows Difficulty of Obtaining the Legal Procedure
HBO's 'Abortion: Stories Women Tell' Shows Difficulty of Obtaining the Lawful Medical Procedure
By Raquel Reichard | 08/11/2016 - 13:10

HBO's latest documentary "Abortion: Stories Women Tell" has the country talking, and for good reason. The advocacy-oriented film, which looks at the ways Missouri's abortion restrictions have impacted those in the state seeking the procedure, shows that just because Roe v Wade made it legal to terminate a pregnancy doesn't mean it's a right people have access to.


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These Mexican Parents Are Demanding Their Pregnant 13-Year-Old Daughter's Right to Abortion After Rape
These Mexican Parents Are Demanding Their Pregnant 13-Year-Old Daughter's Right to Abortion After Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 08/02/2016 - 11:52

Mexican parents are fighting for their 13-year-old daughter's right to an abortion after a rape by a family acquaintance resulted in a pregnancy,


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How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 11:46

Brazilians who have tested positive for Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted from parent to fetus and can cause microcephaly, are unable to terminate their pregnancies because of the country’s st


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How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
By Maria Teresa Kumar | 05/06/2016 - 11:27

"Health equity remains an unrealized dream for Latinas.


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FDA Updates Abortion Pill Label Gutting Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws
How the FDA Made Getting a Medication Abortion Easier
By Cindy Casares | 04/14/2016 - 14:18

The U.S.


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Texas is Making Abortion Much Harder for Unauthorized Immigrants
Texas is Making Safe Abortions Harder to Attain for Undocumented Immigrants
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/31/2016 - 12:01

For those living in the United States illegally, the challenges are already palpable, and the new anti-choice Texas law HB 3994 is specifi


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Abortions Down 14 Percent A Year After Texas Law Forced Clinic Closures
Safe Abortions Down 14 Percent After Texas Law Forced Clinic Closures
By Cindy Casares | 03/23/2016 - 11:48

Texas women had 8,977 fewer abortions in 2014 than they did in 2013, according to


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Watch Dascha Polanco Narrate an Abortion Story in Powerful New Video
Watch Dascha Polanco Narrate an Abortion Story in Powerful New Video
By Raquel Reichard | 01/21/2016 - 15:34
Dascha Polanco is lending her voice to a powerful new video bringing awareness to reproductive rights and health. 

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Dominican Republic Upholds Its Total Ban on Abortion, Puts Women's Lives at Risk
Dominican Republic Upholds Its Total Ban on Abortion, Puts Women's Lives at Risk
By Raquel Reichard | 12/04/2015 - 12:16

A constitutional court in the Dominican Republic blocked a new law that would have decriminalized


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Latinas On The Texas Border More Likely to Try Self-Induced Abortion
Latinas Living Near the Texas-Mexico Border More Likely to Try Self-Induced Abortion
By Cindy Casares | 11/20/2015 - 12:02

More than 100,000 Texas women have attempted to self-induce an


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