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Recent Headlines

Alaska Judge Rejects Restrictions on Medicaid Abortion Coverage
An Alaska judge on Thursday ruled that a state law (SB 49) and several regulations limiting Medicaid coverage for abortion care are unconstitutional, 2KTUU reports.

Colo. LARC Program Receives $2M in Temporary Funding
Several organizations have pledged a total of about $2 million to temporarily fund a Colorado program that helps low-income and uninsured women access long-acting reversible contraception, state officials announced on Tuesday, the Denver Post reports.

Australian Court Rejects Bid To Protect Clinic from Antiabortion-Rights Protesters
The Victorian Supreme Court of Australia on Wednesday rejected a bid to require the city council to stop antiabortion-rights protests outside a Melbourne abortion clinic, ABC/AAP reports.

Blogs Comment on Federal Contraceptive Coverage Rules, Lambast Ohio Antiabortion-Rights Law, More
Read the week's best commentaries from bloggers at the Center for American Progress' "ThinkProgress," American Civil Liberties Union's "Speak Freely" and more.

Datapoints: Distance to the Nearest Abortion Provider Is Increasing; Which States Help Fund CPCs
In today's graphics, see the disparity in access to abortion care across the U.S. We also look at which states permit funds from specialty license plates with antiabortion-rights messaging to be allocated to crisis pregnancy centers.

Women's Health Policy Report Will Not Publish Aug. 31-Sept. 7
The Women's Health Policy Report will be on hiatus Monday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 7. The report resumes publication on Tuesday, Sept. 8.