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Study Finds That Restricting Abortion Access, Not Abortion, Leads to Greater Mental Health Problems for Women

It's time to demolish the incorrect notion that lingering mental health problems are common for women who have abortions; instead, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women who are denied abortion access are more likely to experience anxiety and Read More »

Here's What Happens When States Control Abortion

Donald Trump appeared on Sunday night's episode of "60 Minutes," giving his first prime-time television interview since he won the election last Tuesday. The president-elect used the opportunity to clarify his stance on a number of issues. Read More »

These are Donald Trump's Plans for Roe v. Wade, According to His "60 Minutes" Interview

In his first interview as president-elect, Donald Trump sat down with CBS's Lesley Stahl on Sunday night to discuss his reaction to his surprise win and his plans moving forward toward both the inauguration and his first 100 days in office. Read More »

"Black Monday" Protesters Are Heard: A Lesson in 'Humility' for Polish Government

On Monday, thousands of men and women gathered in the streets of Warsaw, Poland, to protest the country's proposed "total abortion ban," a ban that would ensure the prohibition of any and all abortions in the country, making it even more difficult than it already is for a woman to receive one. Read More »

Oklahoma Opened Its First New Abortion Clinic in More Than 40 Years

For the first time in over 40 years, Oklahoma City has opened a new women's health center — one that will provide women with access to safe, and legal, abortions. Read More »

This Is Why 2 Irish Women Live-Tweeted Their Trip to the UK for an Abortion

Safe, legal abortion access has been a major conversation in the United States recently as conservative lawmakers look to limit when, where, why and how women can access it. Read More »

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Watch LIVE: Filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos Discusses "Abortion: Stories Women Tell"

Join filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos on Thursday at AOL's BUILD series, as she discusses HBO's upcoming documentary "Abortion: Stories Women Tell," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival 2016. Read More »

The United States Is Way Behind the Rest of the World When It Comes to Abortion Funding

The United States may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but it falls drastically behind many other nations when it comes to funding abortions. Read More »

Chelsea Handler Opens Up About How Roe v. Wade Affected Her Choice

In a recent blog post, comedian Chelsea Handler bravely tells readers about the choice she made during "a very bad stage" in her life.  Read More »

Abortion Pill Orders Rise in Zika-Stricken Countries

According to recent reports, there has been a huge spike in the number of abortion pill requests, specifically in Latin American countries affected by Zika where abortion is restric Read More »

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