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Abortion Does Not Increase Women’s Risk for Suicide

Although abortion is a legal medical procedure in the United States, the belief that abortion is associated with adverse psychological outcomes has been the basis for legislation and policies which restrict access to abortion.  At the present time 34 states currently require that women seeking an abortion receive counseling regarding the negative emotional consequences she… Read More »

Majority supports Louisiana abortion restrictions headed before Supreme Court: Survey

A new survey found that the majority of voters support the kinds of abortion restrictions passed in Louisiana that are headed for a review by the Supreme Court — even after they are presented with arguments against the laws. Sixty-nine percent of those polled by the Kaiser Family Foundation support laws restricting abortions unless they… Read More »

California to require abortion medication at public colleges

California will become the first state in the nation to require public universities to offer abortion medication at campus health centers starting in 2023 under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Democratic lawmakers described the law as California’s latest step to defend abortion access as Republican-led states roll back access to the services. “I… Read More »

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

At a time when conservative states are sharply limiting abortion access, California signaled a new frontier in abortion-rights on Friday with the passage of legislation that would require all public universities in the state to provide medication abortion on campus. The bill, which would use money raised from private donors to equip and train campus… Read More »

Warren calls for abortion protection in US

US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has called for overhauling federal law to ensure women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans. The issue of abortion has been thrust into the national dialogue after a series of states controlled by Republicans began passing… Read More »