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Recent Headlines

National Abortion Federation Gets Restraining Order Against Antiabortion-Rights Video
A federal judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order against the Center for Medical Progress, blocking the antiabortion-rights group from releasing videos targeting the National Abortion Federation, the AP/New York Times reports.

Defunding Planned Parenthood Could Violate Medicaid Laws
An effort by congressional lawmakers who oppose abortion rights to defund Planned Parenthood could violate Medicaid laws, Politico reports.

Federal Judge Dismisses Ala. Inmate's Abortion Request After Inmate Opts To Continue Pregnancy
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by an Alabama inmate seeking access to abortion care after the inmate said she had decided to continue the pregnancy, the New York Times reports.

CDC: HPV Vaccination Among U.S. Teens Remains Low Despite Slight Increase
The vaccination rate for the human papillomavirus remains lower than the rate of other vaccinations among U.S. teenagers, although it increased slightly last year, according to CDC data released Thursday, Reuters reports.

Canada Approves Medication Abortion Drug
Canada's public health ministry, Health Canada, on Monday approved mifepristone, one of the drugs involved in a medication abortion, Huffington Post Canada reports.