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Virginia Officials Move to Amend ‘Disastrous’ Abortion Clinic Restrictions

The restrictive and medically dubious abortion regulations passed a year ago in Virginia are being challenged by state officials, and could be effectively overturned. Image: Shutterstock The post Virginia Officials Move to Amend ‘Disastrous’ Abortion Clinic Restrictions appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Another Conservative Judge Tries to Defund Obamacare

A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday that Affordable Care Act subsidies cannot go to residents of 36 states not running their own insurance exchanges. Image: txking / Shutterstock.com The post Another Conservative Judge Tries to Defund Obamacare appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Montana Judge Drops Child Endangerment Charges Against Pregnant Woman

A judge has dropped charges brought against a pregnant Montana woman who was arrested after failing a drug test in late August. Image: Justice via Shutterstock The post Montana Judge Drops Child Endangerment Charges Against Pregnant Woman appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Sen. Dan Patrick’s Medical Records Aren’t Subjects for Debate

When it comes to voting decisions, the fact that Dan Patrick has sought help to treat mental illness is irrelevant. Yet many progressive supporters are still gleefully sharing his records. Image: KERAPublicMedia via YouTube The post Sen. Dan Patrick’s Medical Records Aren’t Subjects for Debate appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Greg Abbott’s Views on Abortion Not Supported by Most Texans

Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis had their most personal and substantive confrontation of the campaign in their final gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, with Abbott's views on abortion clashing...Show More Summary

Lawsuit: Oklahoma’s Medication Abortion Restriction Is Unconstitutional

HB 2684, which is set to take effect November 1, requires physicians to ignore decades of medical research, the opinion of leading medical organizations, and their own clinical experience, and instead administer medication abortion drugs...Show More Summary

It Is Past Time for El Salvador to Rescind Its Abortion Ban

As a mother, I have a moral obligation to protect girls and women all over the world from abortion laws like El Salvador's, which put their very lives in danger. Image: Doctor law via Shutterstock The post It Is Past Time for El Salvador to Rescind Its Abortion Ban appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Inconsistency on ‘Personhood’ Stance Dogs Republican Senate Candidate

With Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner repeatedly saying “there is no federal personhood bill,” even though he’s a co-sponsor of such a bill, Democrats are now airing a television ad correcting Gardner and telling viewers, “Gardner’s bill is called the Life at Conception Act. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Pressured to Resign After Domestic Abuse Incident

After a federal judge in Alabama accepted a plea deal on charges of intimate partner violence, a growing chorus of voices are calling for his resignation. Image: MSNBC The post Federal Judge Pressured to Resign After Domestic Abuse Incident appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Number of Women in the Running To Be Next Attorney General

With the announcement of Eric Holder’s departure as attorney general has come the inevitable speculation over who his replacement might be. Much of that speculation is credibly pointing toward a female candidate. The post Number of Women in the Running To Be Next Attorney General appeared first on RH Reality Check.

MRAs for Jesus: A Look Inside the Christian ‘Manosphere’

Christian masculinists spend much of their time online brutally lambasting modern men and women for not adhering to biblically based gender roles. But their arguments aren't all that different from conservative evangelicals'. Image: cross on Shutterstock The post MRAs for Jesus: A Look Inside the Christian ‘Manosphere’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Study: Medicaid Benefits Don’t Guarantee Health-Care Access

Having health insurance is not enough to ensure reliable access to care, despite the flood of new Medicaid enrollees under the Affordable Care Act. Image: Shutterstock The post Study: Medicaid Benefits Don’t Guarantee Health-Care Access appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pediatric Academy Encourages IUDs and Implants for Sexually Active Teens

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants are highly effective at preventing pregnancy and safe for women of all ages. Many think they are the ideal contraceptive method for adolescent girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed...Show More Summary

National Review Writer Calls for Hanging Women Who Have Abortions

Studies find that women of all religious faiths and traditions, all political affiliations, and all races, classes, and backgrounds have abortions. Columnist Kevin Williamson believes all such women should be hanged. Image: Reason.tv / YouTube The post National Review Writer Calls for Hanging Women Who Have Abortions appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Cory Gardner Cites Nonexistent Entity as a Supporter of His Contraception Proposal

Rep. Gardner, who's challenging Sen. Mark Udall for U.S. Senate, produced an advertisement citing the “American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists” as a backer of his proposal to sell contraception over-the-counter. But this...Show More Summary

Law Professor Calls Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Restrictions ‘Purely Partisan’

The justices issued a 5-4 ruling on Monday allowing new early voting restrictions in Ohio to take effect before voting in November's midterm election begins. Image: WikiMedia Commons The post Law Professor Calls Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Restrictions ‘Purely Partisan’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pennsylvania AG’s Office Says Rape Victim Should Shoulder Blame for Attack

The victim "acted in a manner which in whole or in part contributed to" her attack, says a statement attributed to Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane says she was unaware of the statement drafted by her office. Image: The Morning Call The post Pennsylvania AG’s Office Says Rape Victim Should Shoulder Blame for Attack appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Anti-Choice Super PAC Aims to Swing Senate Control With Attacks on Pro-Choice Democrats

During a panel session at the Values Voter Summit on Saturday, the head of the Susan B. Anthony List’s super PAC said the group will continue targeting incumbent Democratic Sens. Kay Hagan (NC), Mary Landrieu (LA), and Mark Pryor (AR)...Show More Summary

Conservative Women’s Outreach Panel Asks How to Get Men More Involved

“Young pretty girls are the greatest communicators” when it comes to reaching out to young men on college campuses about pro-life, conservative values, said Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life. Image: College student via Shutterstock The post Conservative Women’s Outreach Panel Asks How to Get Men More Involved appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pro-Choice Independent Greg Orman Could Unseat Longtime Kansas Senator

Republicans are labeling Orman a “stealth Democrat,” and anti-choice organizations are attacking his position on reproductive rights and other issues. Image: Greg Orman / YouTube The post Pro-Choice Independent Greg Orman Could Unseat Longtime Kansas Senator appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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