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Texas Women Take Abortion Into Their Own Hands

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 12.14.2016 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

-- Image credit: Blackbird Film Co. Last month I woke to headlines in the mainstream media claiming that, based on a study conducted by the Universit...

Laura Bassett

The Return Of The Back-Alley Abortion | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Across the U.S., laws have forced abortion providers to close. Now, four decades after the Supreme Court upheld a woman's right to choose, pregnant wo...

WHO-Backed Drug To Prevent Bleeding During Childbirth Lacks Evidence: Study

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation should review its approval of a drug used to prevent life-threatening bleeding in women in ...

Three Years In Prison For Taking Abortion Pills, Leaving Newborn To DIe

Posted 07.24.2011 | Chicago

Marisol Molina pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter on Monday, for taking a handful of abortion pills before having her baby, then leaving the infa...

Weekly Pulse: DIY Abortions on the Border, Pawlenty Screws MN on Sex Ed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: DIY Abortions on the Border, Pawlenty Screws MN on SexEd by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Women on along U.S.-Mexico bord...

Restaurateur Joshua Woodward Gave Girlfriend Abortion Drug | Nancy Dillon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cops believe Joshua Woodward, a partner in Table 8 at New York's Cooper Square Hotel, gave his 13-weeks pregnant girlfriend Misoprostol, an affidavit ...

Do It Yourself Medicine

Kirsten Moore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Moore

Should we be surprised that some women will opt for do-it-yourself medicine in this climate when health care access is out of reach for more Americans and when abortion is so stigmatized?