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Eggs Are People. Really?

Eggs Are People. Really?

By Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 5:36pm

A ballot initiative in Oklahoma would redefine a "person" to exist from the moment of "fusion of a female egg with a human male sperm to form a new cell."

Extremist Personhood Initiatives Prove To Be a Losing Strategy. Help Us Continue to Win the War on Women

Extremist Personhood Initiatives Prove To Be a Losing Strategy. Help Us Continue to Win the War on Women

By Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 5:08pm

In the midst of endless attacks on women's health, there have been a few recent victories worth celebrating. Yesterday, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a group calling itself "Personhood USA" cannot use the ballot initiative…

Sad Day For Science and Women’s Health

Sad Day For Science and Women’s Health

By Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 6:20pm

Today, Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli strong-armed the VA Board of Health into reversing previous decisions based on medical evidence and patient safety in favor of unprecedented regulations on doctors and facilities that provide abortion…

Just How Private Are Your Private Medical Records?

By Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 3:35pm

Specifically, when can someone else, who sues your doctor, obtain your records? According to the decision the Ohio Supreme Court issued today (PDF) in Roe v. Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region only under specific and limited circumstances.…

In Memory of Dr. George Tiller

By Alexa Kolbi-Molinas, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project & Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 3:37pm

A year ago on Memorial Day, we lost a true friend to women and a true American hero: Dr. George Tiller. While Dr. Tiller's death was violent and borne of hate, we know — from the witness of his patients and family — that he lived a life…

The 4th Circuit Upholds the Law: Carhart is Not Carte Blanche

By Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project at 1:09pm

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va., struck down a law — the “Partial Birth Infanticide Act” — that would have made it virtually impossible for doctors to perform second-trimester abortions…

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