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Will Kansas Legislators Encourage Doctors to Lie and Deny Sick Women Care?

Will Kansas Legislators Encourage Doctors to Lie and Deny Sick Women Care?

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 1:47pm
The Kansas House passed an unwieldy 70-page bill, chock full of troubling provisions aimed at depriving a woman from receiving accurate information about her pregnancy, preventing her from accessing medical care and punishing health professionals who treat her. We need to make sure the Senate doesn't do the same.
2013 Has Just Started and We’re In For A Bumpy Ride

2013 Has Just Started and We’re In For A Bumpy Ride

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 4:08pm

Think the war on women is over? Think again.

Some politicians have decided to start the 2013 state legislative session by targeting women's reproductive health.

Yesterday in North Dakota, state senators voted on a measure that could…

A Reminder We Didn't Need from Missouri: Women's Health is Under Attack

A Reminder We Didn't Need from Missouri: Women's Health is Under Attack

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 2:35pm

Do we need another reminder about how state legislatures are a key battleground for women's health? Or about how so many politicians are out of touch? We do not. But we got one anyway.

Yesterday, the Missouri legislature voted to override Governor…

Move Over Mississippi: Michigan is the Latest State Vying to Shut Down All Abortion Clinics

Move Over Mississippi: Michigan is the Latest State Vying to Shut Down All Abortion Clinics

By Elissa Berger, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 4:36pm

As you may have heard, Mississippi passed a law earlier this year, which was explicitly designed to shut down the only health care center in the entire state where a woman can get a safe, legal abortion.  In passing the law, some politicians made…

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