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Praise be, Trump’s global gag rule on abortion has just been defeated for good

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    “No, Donald Trump, abortion care is not the same as execution”

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    The Dominican Republic’s total abortion ban is endangering the lives of teenage girls

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    Abortion bans: how Margaret Atwood predicted America’s future in The Handmaid’s Tale

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Abortion ban: Planned Parenthood campaign shows abortion care is not up for debate

Bans Off My Body is fighting abortion bans on the frontlines.

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Trump’s cruel abortion ban for immigrant teens has finally been overturned

The ACLU, who brought the case to court on behalf of several pregnant teens in custody, called the policy a “blatant abuse of power.”

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Tiffany Haddish is taking a powerful stance against anti-abortion legislation in Georgia

Now that Georgia has passed its “heartbeat” abortion bill into law, more than 50 stars, producers and writers have refused to work in the state.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Abortion law: Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris are ready to fight for women's rights - here's how

The Planned Parenthood forum is the first presidential event focused on women's health

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Christobel Hastings
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Texas abortion ban: All-male council just unanimously voted to ban abortions

The city of Waskom declared itself a "sanctuary of the unborn"

Women at abortion rights protest in London on the 11 May 2019
Life

The number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has risen significantly

New statistics show an increase of 22% in the number of women travelling to access reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Ariana Grande has just donated a lot of money to Planned Parenthood

Another celeb joins the fight for our reproductive rights

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Chloe Gray
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Why Michelle Wolf wants to make jokes about the abortion ban

The US comedian says that it’s time we treated abortion like the everyday occurrence that, for many women, it is and should be.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Elizabeth Warren just perfectly summed up why abortion should be government funded

What is the Hyde Amendment, and why is it so dangerous for women?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

UN commissioner says US abortion laws are 'torture'

'This is a crisis. It's a crisis directed at women.'

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Christobel Hastings
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Busy Phillips speaks about her abortion
Life

Busy Philipps superbly sums up why it isn’t brave to share our abortion stories

“My abortion should not even matter”

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Hollie Richardson
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Why are people boycotting Netflix?

The reason is completely unfounded.

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How New York, Illinois and Nevada are fighting to protect abortion rights

"We’re not going back to coat hangers, we’re not going back to dying. We’re not going back."

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Fashion

The powerful message in Gucci's latest show is a triumph for women

Harry Styles and Steve Nicks joined in the fight too

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Billie Bhatia
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Louisiana just voted to ban abortion. How can the Heartbeat Bill be stopped?

Another American state has passed draconian abortion law reforms. How can the Heartbeat Bill be defeated?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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This genius pamphlet perfectly sums up the problem with America’s abortion ban

Are you a man wanting to regulate abortion? There’s only one way to effectively do so.

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Visible Women

One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Moya Crockett
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Glenn Close joined activists protesting the new legislation in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Utah, and Arkansas
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You need to read Glenn Close’s response to those abortion ban protests

“I still cling to hope for our fragile, fractious democracy,” said Glenn Close, who marched alongside her best friends at the demonstration

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Lucy Mangan: “Going on ‘sex strike’ isn’t enough – women can do better”

Withholding sex as a form of protesting the abortion ban makes Lucy Mangan deeply uncomfortable – and she wants women to think bigger

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Samira Wiley teases what’s next for Moira in The Handmaid’s Tale

“Some of the most extraordinary things happen under trauma, to human beings in general, but specifically to women in this show,” says Wiley.

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