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16-Year-Old Girl Dies of Cancer After Being Refused Treatment for 3 Weeks Due to Pregnancy
Posted on: Aug 17, 2012, Source: RH Reality Check
The young woman was forced to wait to begin chemotherapy to treat her disease as hospital officials initially refused to treat her fearing it could terminate her pregnancy.
Washington DC: Staging Ground for Ending Legal Access to Abortion?
Posted on: Feb 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
An attack on DC's women is also a stealth attack on abortion rights for the whole nation.
Children and Teddy Bears Used to Manipulate Ohio Senate on Heartbeat Ban
Posted on: Jan 14, 2012, Source: RH Reality Check
Anti-choicers brought some new props to the Statehouse: little children and teddy bears.
How Flawed Birth Control Options Sent Us Back to the Rhythm Method--Even Though We Should Know Better
Posted on: May 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet
After being finished with having kids, the author and her husband found themselves back in a tricky position regarding birth control methods: none of their options appealed.
Worse Than "Personhood," Ohio "Heartbeat" Bill Could Be a Total Abortion Ban
Posted on: Jan 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Misleading billboards claim that “Abortion Stops a Beating Heart." But now Ohio anti-choicers some are using that “beating heart” to attempt to sneak in a total abortion ban.
Will the Stupak Amendment Force Women Who've Miscarried to Lose Insurance Coverage?
Posted on: Nov 9, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check
I think so.
Health Insurance Companies Want You to Stop Reproducing, or Pay the Price
Posted on: Oct 13, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check
According to some companies, costs should stay manageable as long as you make "healthy lifestyle choices." So much for having kids...
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