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Women’s Reproductive Rights News Alert: Planned Parenthood purchases West Ashley facility

Planned Parenthood has purchased the Charleston Women’s Medical Center in West Ashley, a facility that has been the only place in the area where a woman could seek an elective abortion.

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Tax bills lay the groundwork for an outright ban on abortion

Sneaking pet provisions into unrelated legislation in hopes that these will slip through unnoticed is nothing new. But the latest such move is one for the books: using the tax code to define when life begins and thus set a precedent to overturn Roe v Wade. 

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Action Alert: Comment now on Trump’s rule that rolls back ACA birth control coverage

Comment now on Trump contraception rule

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Action Alert: 20-week abortion ban is another nail in the coffin of Roe v. Wade

After passage of a similar bill in the House, Lindsey Graham has introduced a 20-week abortion ban in the Senate. Trump has said he will sign such a bill. According to medical professionals, the premise upon which these bills are based is not supported by reliable evidence or respected medical research

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Action Alert: Another Reason to Oppose Graham-Cassidy – It Continues to Undermine Women’s Health Coverage

 Issues: As with previous ACA repeal bills, Cassidy-Graham essentially bans Planned Parenthood from getting Medicaid reimbursements for one year. Planned Parenthood clinics use Medicaid dollars for a variety of healthcare services including cancer screenings and birth control. Medicaid dollars already can’t

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