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New Poll from the Center for Reproductive Rights: 6 in 10 Americans Support Federal Law to Protect Abortion Access


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New Poll from the Center for Reproductive Rights: 6 in 10 Americans Support Federal Law to Protect Abortion Access

No matter their personal beliefs, most Americans believe abortion should be legal and would support Congress passing a new federal law to protect women’s access to care--according to a poll released today by the Center for Reproductive Rights. The survey of 1,877 voting-age adults in the United States sought to gauge attitudes towards women’s health as Congress debates stripping away reproductive care and state legislatures continue to pass hundreds of restrictions limiting access to services.


By CRR, USA.


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Updated Report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ibis Reproductive Health: States with Most Abortion Restrictions have the Fewest Supportive Policies for Women, Children


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Updated Report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ibis Reproductive Health: States with Most Abortion Restrictions have the Fewest Supportive Policies for Women, Children

States with the highest number of abortion restrictions tend to have the worst women and children’s health outcomes and fewest supportive policies that would actually advance the health and well-being of families—according to an updated report released by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health today.


By CRR, USA.


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Federal District Court Blocks Four Arkansas Abortion Restrictions Due to Legal Challenge Brought by Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU


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Federal District Court Blocks Four Arkansas Abortion Restrictions Due to Legal Challenge Brought by Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU

A federal district court judge last night preliminarily blocked four abortion restrictions passed in Arkansas this year. The ruling comes a little over a month after the Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU of Arkansas filed a challenge to the four measures, which included a ban on one of the safest and most common methods of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester as well as a host of restrictions that force doctors to notify others—including family members—of a woman’s abortion. Many of the measures could have imposed significant, if not indefinite, delays on a woman’s ability to access abortion and miscarriage care if they have been allowed to take effect. In short, these laws could have effectively ended abortion care in the state for many women.


By CRR, USA.


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Turkey: Amnesty International, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly representatives and other activists detained during digital security training


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Turkey: Amnesty International, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly representatives and other activists detained during digital security training

“The detention of Idil Eser and others in yesterday’s workshop alongside their trainers is further evidence of the Turkish government’s disrespect for human rights and the rule of law,” said Katie Morris, Head of Europe and Central Asia. “Their detention is the latest in a series of arrests of human rights defenders, lawyers and journalists in Turkey and clearly represents a further tightening of control over civil society.They should be released immediately.”


By Article 19, UK.


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