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Recent Headlines

Abortion-Rights Opponents in Senate Introduce Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood
Lawmakers in the Senate who oppose abortion rights have introduced a bill that would cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, following the release of a series of misleading videos targeting the organization, Politico reports.

Wheaton College To Stop Student Health Insurance To Sidestep Contraceptive Coverage Rules
Beginning Friday, an Illinois-based evangelical Christian college will stop providing health insurance for students to avoid having to comply with accommodations in the federal contraceptive coverage rules, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Judge Expects To Rule on Ala. Inmate's Request To Have an Abortion by Friday
U.S. District Court Judge Abdul Kallon said he expects to rule by Friday on a lawsuit involving an Alabama jail inmate's request to obtain an abortion, the Huntsville Times reports.

Op-Ed: EACH Woman Act Gives Women Agency To Make Personal Health Decisions
As the intake coordinator for the New Orleans Abortion Fund, "I see firsthand how women are impacted by some of the most detrimental restrictions that stand in the way of a decision to end a pregnancy," particularly in Louisiana, Marlo Barrera writes in an opinion piece for the Baton Rouge Advocate.