A Few Choice Words

From NARAL Pro-Choice Washington

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Extending Equality: Abortion Coverage for Women in the Peace Corps

Extending Equality: Abortion Coverage for Women in the Peace Corps

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By Kate Frawley, Reproductive Freedom Fellow

Today, Medicaid recipients, residents of the District of Columbia, and women in federal prisons receive abortion coverage when a pregnancy becomes life-threatening or is the result of rape or incest. In December 2012, the Shaheen Amendment extended coverage to military personnel and their dependents. However, US federal appropriation bills have blocked…

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Not My Boss’ Business Act blocked by the U.S. Senate

Breaking: Not My Boss’ Business Act blocked by the U.S. Senate

By Jaimie Just, Reproductive Freedom Fellow

The Hobby Lobby decision that came down from the Supreme Court on June 30 leaves very few, on either side of the political spectrum, neutral or indifferent. While many of us are disappointed and angry following the decision to subject affordable access to all forms of contraceptives to the religious whims of a family-owned corporation, we are also ready…

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