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  1. Fighting Back Against Trump: 5 Things You Can Do Now

    A Trump presidency is looking more and more like a depressing reality, in spite of fantasies of faithless electors or successful recounts. Reproductive rights activists are right to worry about the looming specter of an anti-choice authoritarian president. But the battle isn’t over yet. Though two Supreme Court nominees could overturn Roe vs. Wade, choice activists still…

  2. Women Are Getting IUDs to Prepare for a Trump Presidency

    Intrauterine devices (IUD) are highly reliable. Under a Trump administration, reproductive rights might not be. Women are increasingly turning to IUDs as their only potential option to control their bodies and fertility under a Trump-led nation. Read about this new trend on the DailyKos.

  3. The Worst Things VP Nominee Mike Pence Has Said About Women

    The Worst Things VP Nominee Mike Pence Has Said About Women Donald Trump’s vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is so anti-choice that he inadvertently sparked the nationwide movement “Periods for Pence.” But his positions on abortion are just the beginning of his terrible record on women’s rights. Pence has made it clear that he thinks…

  4. What if We Regulated Gun Purchases the Way We Regulate Abortion

    Pro-gun lawmakers have long argued that gun ownership is a right, and that any attempts to limit it are therefore unconstitutional. Roe v. Wade established abortion as a right, too, and numerous rulings since then have made it clear that abortion is every bit as enshrined in the Constitution as gun ownership. So what would happen to…

  5. Why Do Anti-Choicers Keep Lying About Abortion?

    Anti-choice extremists continue to lie to women about the effects of abortion, suggesting that morality has little to do with their movement. These lies are especially prevalent at so-called crisis pregnancy centers. Crisis pregnancy centers draw desperate women in with promises of free reproductive health care and pregnancy tests, then subject them to an onslaught…

  6. Oklahoma Just Banned Abortions. What Happens When Women Are Denied Abortions?

    Anti-choice extremists spend a lot of time lying to women about the effects of abortion. Post-abortion syndrome is not a real medical diagnosis, and there is no evidence linking breast cancer to abortion. Yet the lies continue. What we do know is that women denied abortions face a cascade of medical, social, and psychological ill…

  7. ‘Periods for Pence’: Why Are Republicans Trying to Regulate Women’s Periods?

    Abortion extremists have taken their fight to such extremes that women may now have to report any evidence of a miscarriage. Because most miscarriages occur before a woman even knows she’s pregnant, this means that laws regulating miscarriage could actually criminalize menstruation–in other words, simply experiencing something most women experience now subjects women in states…

  8. Center for Reproductive Law and Policy

    From Center for Reproductive Law and Policy Revealing the Truth: Common Questions About So-called “Partial-birth Abortion” Bans On April 25, 2000, the United States Supreme Court will hear Center for Reproductive Law and Policy’s challenge to a Nebraska law banning abortions. The Nebraska law, like the virtually identical laws passed in states across the country,…

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