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Advocates: Man Sterilized in ICE Detainment Deported to Guatemala

Advocates said in a press statement that jail staff locked Rosa in a cell with exposed sewage and prevented him from showering. Rosa soon developed a testicular infection, they added. Image: Mark Van Scyoc / Shutterstock.com The post Advocates: Man Sterilized in ICE Detainment Deported to Guatemala appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Turns Himself In

David Daleiden intends to plead not guilty and to reject a proposed plea deal that would keep him out of prison, according to CBS News. Image: FRCAction / YouTube The post Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Turns Himself In appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kasich Touts and Clinton Stays Silent on Welfare Reform That Could Leave One Million People Hungry

Federal guidelines mandating that food assistance recipients find a job or lose their benefits kicked in last month for residents of 21 states, leaving as many as one million at risk of food insecurity—a result that owes no small debt to the welfare reform efforts of former President Bill Clinton's administration and Ohio Gov. Show More Summary

Washington State GOP Advances ‘Sex-Selective’ Abortion Ban

Language in the anti-choice bill doesn't indicate how an abortion provider is to determine the reason the patient has chosen to receive abortion care. Image: WashingtonSRC / YouTube The post Washington State GOP Advances ‘Sex-Selective’ Abortion Ban appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The Real Story Behind Candidates’ Stances on Detention Centers

Whether they are run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or a for-profit entity, detention centers are alarming for a number of reasons, as are the connections some politicians have to them. Image: MSNBC / YouTube The post The Real Story Behind Candidates’ Stances on Detention Centers appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Paid Family Leave Gains Momentum in New York Legislature

The bill’s Democratic supporters believe that the legislation, which has long been in the works, may finally pass the Republican-controlled state senate and be sent to the governor's desk. Image: Shutterstock The post Paid Family Leave Gains Momentum in New York Legislature appeared first on RH Reality Check.

‘Trapped’ Documentary Rejects Moral Divide Between Religion and Abortion

Viewers might expect Trapped to be a grim, national montage—but it's not. Instead, it's something much more powerful: an intimate portrait of a handful of providers in Texas and Alabama who are fighting not only to keep their doors open,...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign Prompts Arizona Anti-Choice Efforts

Arizona Republicans are pushing measures to outlaw fetal tissue donation and ban state employee contributions to abortion providers. Image: Arizona Capitol Television (Official) / YouTube The post Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign Prompts Arizona Anti-Choice Efforts appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kentucky’s GOP-Held Senate Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

The move is part of Republican lawmakers' conservative agenda designed to "send a message to voters." Image: KET - Kentucky Educational Television / YouTube The post Kentucky’s GOP-Held Senate Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.

‘Gynnya! Wake Up!’: In-Custody Death of Black Teen Triggers Fresh Concerns for Detained Juveniles

In a year that started with such encouraging steps as the Supreme Court’s decision to extend a ban on mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles, advocates are concerned about what Gynnya McMillen’s death could mean, not only for...Show More Summary

Study: Contraceptive Use Dropped When Texas GOP Booted Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

A report links an increase in Medicaid-paid births to diminished access to injectable contraception as a result of excluding Planned Parenthood affiliates from Texas' Medicaid program. Image: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com The post Study: Contraceptive Use Dropped When Texas GOP Booted Planned Parenthood From Medicaid appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Flint Mayor: Replace Household Lead Pipes Now

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver's call comes as a congressional hearing on the Flint water crisis gets underway Wednesday, and amid reports that the FBI has joined investigations into contamination of the city’s water supply. Image: TheView / YouTube The post Flint Mayor: Replace Household Lead Pipes Now appeared first on RH Reality Check.

How We Are Failing Women and Girls in Humanitarian Emergencies

“Protecting the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls in crisis settings is essential and a matter of human rights, but it is also complicated and unsustainable without a change in the way humanitarian assistance is provided...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign Turns Herself In

Sandra Merritt was part of the Center for Medical Progress' smear campaign against Planned Parenthood. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choice Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign Turns Herself In appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The Zika Virus Is a Matter of Reproductive Injustice

The Zika virus, in addition to being a widespread medical crisis, has effectively drawn attention to elected leaders’ neglect of women’s reproductive rights in many of the affected countries. Image: Shutterstock The post The Zika Virus Is a Matter of Reproductive Injustice appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Maine’s GOP Governor Slashes Food Assistance

Maine's work requirements made thousands of residents lose their food stamp benefits before the federal requirement went into effect. Image: Shutterstock The post Maine’s GOP Governor Slashes Food Assistance appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Judge Blocks Group Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos From Disclosing Footage to Supreme Court

A district court judge last week refused to grant David Daleiden's request to submit to the U.S. Supreme Court video footage from the smear campaign against Planned Parenthood. Image: Shutterstock The post Judge Blocks Group Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos From Disclosing Footage to Supreme Court appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Georgia Students Arrested Protesting College Ban of Undocumented Students

Georgia is one of three states, along with Alabama and South Carolina, to institute an admissions ban against undocumented students in public higher education. On Monday, more than 30 students staged classroom sit-ins at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Image: Dr. Show More Summary

Hello From Iowa: Three Things You Should Know About Monday’s Caucus

Monday’s Iowa caucus marked the first votes of the primary season, signaling that the race for the White House is truly underway. Image: ABC News/YouTube.com The post Hello From Iowa: Three Things You Should Know About Monday’s Caucus appeared first on RH Reality Check.

California’s Public Bathrooms Could Soon Be Gender Neutral

A Democratic-backed bill would require an "all gender" label on all single-occupancy toilet facilities in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces. Image: Shutterstock The post California’s Public Bathrooms Could Soon Be Gender Neutral appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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