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SisterReach Holds Conference on Tennessee’s Extreme Anti-Choice Initiative

Early voting in Tennessee has begun and many residents have already taken to the polls to cast their ballots for Amendment 1, a highly controversial and extreme anti-choice ballot initiative. Image: Shutterstock The post SisterReach Holds Conference on Tennessee’s Extreme Anti-Choice Initiative appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Gardner Pushed for $110 Million in Abstinence-Only Education Funding

During his re-election campaign in Colorado, Democratic Sen. Mark Udall has spotlighted senatorial candidate Cory Gardner’s extreme anti-abortion positions, which opposed by most voters, but the congressman has also co-sponsored unpopular...Show More Summary

Actually, Young People Are Leading the Abortion Access Movement Forward

Instead of claiming that young people take gender equality for granted, we should be recognizing their work for reproductive rights and striving to better support them. Image: Eugenio Marongiu / Shutterstock.com The post Actually, Young People Are Leading the Abortion Access Movement Forward appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad

Conservative commentators are teeing off at an ad campaign depicting a world in which birth control is banned and condoms are in short supply. Image: Truth Revolt/Youtube The post Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Hillary Clinton: Closing Labor Force Gender Gap Would Boost GDP

In a speech at Georgetown University on Thursday, Hillary Clinton said that worldwide, women’s labor is often invisible because they work in the “informal economy.” Image: JStone / Shutterstock.com The post Hillary Clinton: Closing Labor Force Gender Gap Would Boost GDP appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Advocates File Emergency Appeal to Block Oklahoma Medication Abortion Restrictions

Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an emergency appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court asking them to blocking a ruling Wednesday that allowed new restrictions on medication abortions to take effect. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates File Emergency Appeal to Block Oklahoma Medication Abortion Restrictions appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Push for National 20-Week Abortion Ban Likely if GOP Takes the Senate

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who will likely become majority leader if he wins his re-election campaign next week and if the Republicans win the Senate, has promised his base that a 20-week abortion ban is a priority for him. Image: Mitch McConnell/Youtube The post Push for National 20-Week Abortion Ban Likely if GOP Takes the Senate appeared first on RH Reality Check.

‘Personhood’ Amendments Would Hurt Families Who Want Children

The amendments in Colorado and North Dakota giving legal rights to fetuses would leave people seeking in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the dust. Image: Shutterstock The post ‘Personhood’ Amendments Would Hurt Families Who Want Children appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Court Rules Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortions Can Take Effect

The ruling is the second one this week to allow an anti-abortion restriction take effect beginning November 1. Image: Shutterstock The post Court Rules Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortions Can Take Effect appeared first on RH Reality Check.

GOP Pushes for Independent to Split the Vote With Democrat Michaud

The Republican Governors Association, just a week before Election Day, is pulling out the final stops in its push to re-elect Gov. Paul LePage. Image: Republican Governors Association/Youtube The post GOP Pushes for Independent to Split the Vote With Democrat Michaud appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Bishops Denounce ‘Catholics for Choice’ Campaign Against Colorado ‘Personhood’ Measure

Colorado’s bishops, speaking through the Colorado Catholic Conference, say they've taken a “neutral” stance on Colorado’s "personhood" amendment. But they've backed church activity supporting the amendment and are criticizing a campaign...Show More Summary

Irregularities, Misinformation in Tennessee’s Early Voting

Shortly after early voting began in Tennessee, local media reported that some voters have received misleading information about Amendment 1 and that there have been cases of voting machine irregularities. Image: Shutterstock The post Irregularities, Misinformation in Tennessee’s Early Voting appeared first on RH Reality Check.

As Voters Consider Abortion Rights Crackdown, Two North Dakota Women Speak Out

North Dakota voters will decide on Election Day whether to add an amendment to the state constitution defining life as beginning at conception. While the debate surrounding so-called personhood amendments often takes the form of competing...Show More Summary

Tennessee’s Amendment 1 Is A ‘Personhood’ Referendum—for Pregnant Women

Amendment 1's proponents claim that it "neutralizes" the law on abortion; in reality, the measure would rob pregnant women of the full protections of Tennessee's constitution. Image: Shutterstock The post Tennessee’s Amendment 1 Is A ‘Personhood’ Referendum—for Pregnant Women appeared first on RH Reality Check.

North Dakota Supreme Court: Restrictions on Medication Abortion Can Take Effect

The ruling means a 2011 law that bans off-label use of abortion-inducting medications can take effect immediately. Image: Shutterstock The post North Dakota Supreme Court: Restrictions on Medication Abortion Can Take Effect appeared first on RH Reality Check.

GOP Pulls Money Out of South Dakota Race

Republicans in Washington have begun pulling money budgeted for the U.S. Senate candidate in South Dakota—an apparent sign of confidence—while national Democrats continue pumping money into the contest. Image: Office of Governor Mike Rounds The post GOP Pulls Money Out of South Dakota Race appeared first on RH Reality Check.

After Fighting ‘Establishment’ Candidate, Tea Party Backs Roberts in Close Kansas U.S. Senate Race

The right is throwing all its weight behind Sen. Pat Roberts to help him defeat pro-choice Independent Greg Orman. Image: Rand Pac/Youtube The post After Fighting ‘Establishment’ Candidate, Tea Party Backs Roberts in Close Kansas U.S. Senate Race appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Colorado ‘Personhood’ Backer Denies Saying Measure ‘Could Criminalize Women’

A leading supporter of Colorado’s "personhood" amendment disputes a Fox News story reporting that she believes the amendment could make criminals of women. Image: Shutterstock The post Colorado ‘Personhood’ Backer Denies Saying Measure ‘Could Criminalize Women’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.

How to Talk to Your Guy Friends About Not Threatening to Rape and Murder Women on the Internet

If you really think that you are a good guy, and that you are not the kind of person who would threaten to violently hurt someone for the hell of it, the onus is on you to fix this. Image: Shutterstock The post How to Talk to Your Guy Friends About Not Threatening to Rape and Murder Women on the Internet appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Tennessee’s Measure 1 Is A ‘Personhood’ Referendum—for Pregnant Women

Amendment 1's proponents claim that it "neutralizes" the law on abortion; in reality, the measure would rob pregnant women of the full protections of Tennessee's constitution. Image: Shutterstock The post Tennessee’s Measure 1 Is A ‘Personhood’ Referendum—for Pregnant Women appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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