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A Tennessee woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder last week, three months after an attempt to terminate her pregnancy using a coat hanger.<div>
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Tennessee Woman Faces Jail For Coat Hanger Abortion

A Tennessee woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder last week, three months after an attempt to terminate her pregnancy using a coat hanger. Related posts:Texas to Cut Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood Texas Officials Raid Planned Parenthood Report Finds Texas’ HB2 Increases Abortion Wait Times Read more at: Feminist Majority Foundation Blog » […]

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In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome. <div>
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Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis

In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome. Related posts:US Government Warns Southern States Against Defunding Planned Parenthood The Fifth Circuit Has Put Texas Abortion Clinics in Crisis The Supreme Court Just Saved Texas’ Abortion […]

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The court's decision to take the pregnant woman off life support was in line with her family's wishes. <div>
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Clinically Dead Pregnant Irish Woman Taken Off Life Support

The court’s decision to take the pregnant woman off life support was in line with her family’s wishes. Related posts:Woman on Life Support Revives Ireland’s Abortion Debate Tennessee OB/GYNs Urge Voters to Reject Amendment 1 Fate of 15-Foot Buffer Zone On Hold in Pittsburgh Read more at: Feminist Majority Foundation BlogFeminist Newswire | Feminist Majority […]

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Moral Mondays Movement Expands to Other States for the “Moral Week of Action”

The Moral Mondays movement has announced a Moral Week of Action taking place from August 22 to 28 that will include events and protests in 11 additional states. Related posts: Walmart Employees Strike Nationwide to Demand Higher Wages Mississippi Freedom Summer Focuses On Fighting Voter Suppression Restrictive Abortion Laws Take Effect in Mississippi and Florida […]

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Activists Connect Shooting of Michael Brown to Movement for Reproductive Justice

The shooting of Michael Brown has sparked days of protests and called national attention to continued and persistent police violence in African-American communities. Less focus, however, has been placed on how his death is directly linked to the struggle for reproductive justice. Read more at: Feminist Majority Foundation BlogFeminist Newswire | Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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New York Legislators Introduce Bill Banning Employer Discrimination Against Women For Reproductive Health Decisions

Denying millions of women access to affordable birth control is denying them fair and equal access to basic preventive health care. This legislation is a step in the right direction: It will guarantee New York women, not their employers, the freedom and fundamental right to make their own personal healthcare decisions about what is best […]

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Documentary film works to reflect lives of young Lakota Native women

Christina Rose for Indian Country Today – WNN Justice (WNN/ICT) Pine Ridge, South Dakota, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Twins Sunny and Serena Clifford, Oglala, come face-to-face with their future in the documentary, “Young Lakota,” which aired on PBS’s  Independent Lens November 25. Filmed on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, it explores reservation life amidst chaos and […]

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Some of my recent posts over at Our Bodies Our Blog, the blog of Our Bodies Ourselves. There are links to lots of stories of interest on OBOS’s on Twitter and Facebook accounts as well.: Women Make Movies: New Releases Include Films on Virginity, Women in Prison and Body Image State by State: Laws Restricting […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=womenshealthnews.wordpress.com&blog=864188&post=7822&subd=womenshealthnews&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">

Sunday News Round-Up, Stay in the Air Conditioning Edition

Some of my recent posts over at Our Bodies Our Blog, the blog of Our Bodies Ourselves. There are links to lots of stories of interest on OBOS’s on Twitter and Facebook accounts as well.: Women Make Movies: New Releases Include Films on Virginity, Women in Prison and Body Image State by State: Laws Restricting […]

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Sunday News Round-Up, OBOS-Style

This week I’m highlighting some things from Our Bodies Ourselves! Some recent posts of interest that I have up at the Our Bodies Ourselves blog: New Developments in OTC Emergency Contraception Court Case The Obama administration – via the Justice Department – is still appealing the order that emergency contraception be made available to women […]

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Via the Tennessean: Tennessee women who take illegal drugs during their pregnancy cannot be arrested for the harm they do to their babies. But some ended up in jail anyway. That’s because some police and prosecutors — unaware state law changed last year — pursued criminal charges thinking they had the authority to do that. [...]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=womenshealthnews.wordpress.com&blog=864188&post=7619&subd=womenshealthnews&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1">

It Wasn’t Even An April Fool’s Joke: Tennessee Women Jailed for Drug Use While Pregnant, Even Though Law Said They Couldn’t Be

Via the Tennessean: Tennessee women who take illegal drugs during their pregnancy cannot be arrested for the harm they do to their babies. But some ended up in jail anyway. That’s because some police and prosecutors — unaware state law changed last year — pursued criminal charges thinking they had the authority to do that. […]

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