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Recent Headlines

Wis. Lawmakers Announce Bill To Protect Reproductive Rights
Two Wisconsin lawmakers have announced a bill that would increase access to abortion care and other reproductive health care in the state, Wisconsin Public Radio reports.

Okla. Gov. Seeks To Defund Planned Parenthood
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) on Thursday said she is calling for the state's Health Care Authority to end its Medicaid provider agreements with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma, the AP/San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Investigation Finds Md. Health Marketplace Directory Includes Outdated Information on Ob-Gyns
Consumer advocates have found that many specialists, including ob-gyns, who are listed on the provider directory of insurers participating in Maryland's health marketplace are not available to provide care, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Featured Blogs
"The High Cost of Reproductive Coercion" (Omara, American Prospect, 11/17); "Anthony Kennedy's Right to Choose" (Lithwick, "Jurisprudence," Slate, 11/17); "The Rise Of Self-Abortions In Texas Prove We're Now Fighting a Pre-Roe Battle" (smith, Bustle, 11/19).

Ohio House Passes Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood
The Ohio House on Tuesday voted 62-33 to advance legislation (HB 294) that would defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, the AP/San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Utah Lawmakers To Propose Bills Targeting Planned Parenthood, Banning Abortion
Utah lawmakers on Wednesday announced plans to propose two antiabortion-rights measures, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.