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Supporters, Opponents of Abortion Rights Disagree Over Potential Effects of Colorado 'Personhood' Amendment
Opponents of a proposed "personhood" amendment (Amendment 67) in Colorado say the ballot measure could further restrict abortion rights, contrary to the claims of many supporters of the measure, Colorado Public Radio reports.

Publicly Funded Family Planning Make Sense for Families, Taxpayers, Columnist Argues
It is a "delusion" to think "that we can get entire classes of Americans to practice abstinence until they're financially ready for marriage and children," which is one reason "why subsidies for family planning services make a good deal of sense," Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell writes.

Pittsburgh Approves Workplace Protections for Pregnant City Employees
Pittsburgh's City Council last week passed a measure (Ordinance 2014-0809) that will expand workplace protections for city workers who are pregnant, the Pittsburgh City Paper reports.

Blogs Comment on 'Abortion Access as an Economic Issue,' Reproductive Justice Agenda, More
Read the week's best commentaries from bloggers at the Center for American Progress, RH Reality Check and more.

Video Round Up: Supreme Court Order Allows Texas Clinics To Resume Abortions, Steps Taken To Reduce Rape Kit Backlog, More
In today's clips, the Center for Reproductive Rights' Nancy Northup explains the significance of a Supreme Court order that allows more than a dozen Texas abortion clinics to resume services. Meanwhile, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Natasha's Justice Project founder Natasha Alexenko talk about what needs to be done to reduce rape kit backlogs throughout the U.S.