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Anti-Abortion Law Kills Dominican Teenager

The Dominican Republic's constitution holds that the right to life begins at conception…

Tenn. Women Lose with Clinic Closure

A Tennessee law similar to the one that is currently threatening Mississippi's last abortion clinic has succeeded in shuttering a Knoxville reproductive health facility that served the critical needs of local women for 38 years. …

Former Visiting Scholar Linda Fentiman Named 2011-2013 James D. Hopkins Professor at Pace University

Former Visiting Scholar Professor Linda C. Fentiman has been named the James D. Hopkins Professor of Law at Pace Law School for the 2011-2013 academic years…

Louisiana’s School of Discrimination?

A Louisiana charter school, financed by public funds, finds itself the target of nationwide attention because of a school policy that the ACLU is calling both unconstitutional and a complete failure to the educational needs of its students…

Philippines Contraception Conflict

The third time was not a charm in the Philippines. So on August 7, the Philippine government will make a fourth attempt to pass a family planning law, this one allowing health officials to provide free birth control and encourage families to have no more than two kids…

NYT Blasts Court Rulings

Harsh criticism from The New York Times of some recent court decisions in reproductive health cases this week. The editorial page took three judges to task for deciding cases that have "failed to preserve constitutional protections for women." …

Spain’s Pro-Choice Backlash

Spain's newly elected conservative government is trying to roll back the country's abortion laws, and Spaniards are not happy about it…

Colombia: The Right to True and Accurate Information

A decision is expected at any time on a Colombian Constitutional Court case revolving around women's fundamental right to information on sexual and reproductive health care…

Personhood Falls Flat…Again

Practice and repetition do not always guarantee success. Just take a look at the personhood movement for proof…

Detroit News Blasts Michigan Legislature

The Detroit News Editorial Page blasts state lawmakers in its own backyard for their latest anti-choice behavior, including wasting time proposing bills that would restrict women’s access to…