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Posted 11 months ago in Video Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Author Says Abortion Laws Wage War on the Poor [Video]

  “[Anti-abortion laws] that have been advanced most recently in the name of women’s safety are particularly offensive because there is nothing advancing women’s safety when we make access to reproductive healthcare harder, more difficult, more expensive, more burdensome. There is nothing about women’s safety in that,” says Jessica Mason Pieklo, one of the writers of the book, “Crow After Roe.” She adds these restrictions on abortion are a cynical approach to a political end. Pieklo is an attorney and …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Anti-Abortion Laws Continue to Proliferate

The nationwide assault on  reproductive health rights has continued into the summer, with a number of states enacting laws designed to block women from accessing abortions and other health care. More than 300 anti-abortion laws have been introduced in state legislatures this year. As of July 1, 43 had passed, according to the Guttmacher Institute. The most recent showdown came in Texas, which passed a legislation package last week that will likely shut down a number of abortion clinics while …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
NPR Station Interviews Larry Bodine on Reproductive Rights [Radio]

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine systematically reviews the current, aggressive assault on reproductive rights as a guest on WICN (90.5 FM), a National Public Radio (NPR) member station in Worcester, Mass. The station’s listening area includes Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Interviewed by “Public Eye” host Al Vuona, Larry explains how since the 2010 mid-term elections, droves of conservative state legislators across the country have successfully and quietly enacted radical anti-abortion measures. These laws directly …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
The Nationwide Attack on Reproductive Rights

State legislatures across the country have enacted an avalanche of restrictions that deny women of their reproductive rights. Just this year alone, more than 300 anti-abortion measures have been introduced in the states — in direct violation of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. The anti-abortion legislation is an unprecedented assault on a woman’s right to make decisions about her body and health. At least 185 anti-abortion laws have been enacted since 2011, and the likelihood that more …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
The Assault on Reproductive Rights Part 4: Fighting Back

This is Part 4 of our four-part series. Please see Part 1: All-Out Attacks; Part 2: Restrictions Go Radical; Part 3: Unquestionably Unconstitutional. There is a glimmer of hope among the reproductive rights battles in states across the nation: People are starting to open their eyes and get involved. For those who prefer that their personal medical decisions remain between them and their doctors, several organizations have been litigating, and winning, wherever unconstitutional and unlawful bills are introduced. Big news …

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