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November 2015

Study: 100,000 Texas women have tried to self-induce abortion

CBS News
An estimated 100,000 to 240,000 women of reproductive age in Texas have attempted a self-induced abortion at some point in their lives, according to a new study.

#WMN: Supreme Court, wage gap & Fox News

Huffington Post
From SCOTUS taking up a major abortion rights case to reports that Texas women are taking things into their own hands and the badass who took on Fox News wearing a patriotic hijab #WMN goes into the stories for, by and about women.

Expanding access to birth control in pharmacies: What do providers think?

UCSF Bixby Center
There is mounting evidence that safely expanding access to birth control would have numerous benefits for women and health care systems. UCSF Bixby researchers joined a team to examine what providers think about a pharmacist-initiated model to make contraception easier to access.

Texas is making abortion more dangerous

Bloomberg View
Defenders of a Texas law that restricts abortion clinics say its main purpose is to protect women's health. So far, however, it has mainly undermined their safety.

Home abortions rise after Texas law closes clinics: study

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
A Texas law aimed at restricting abortions, which took effect in 2013, has led to more women trying to end a pregnancy on their own, while the number of clinical procedures in the state has declined, according to a study released on Tuesday, NBC News reported.

At least 100,000 Texan woman have tried DIY abortions at home

Telegraph
At least 100,000 women in Texas have tried to induce their own abortion at home, according to a new study.

One of the nation's largest catholic hospital systems says it can deny women emergency care because of its religious affiliation

Huffington Post
Trinity Health, one of the largest health care systems, says that because of religious exemption laws, its Catholic affiliation allows it to violate the law and refuse to provide pregnant women with emergency medical care.

Texas women are inducing their own abortions

The Atlantic
Researchers fear DIY pregnancy terminations will become more widespread if clinics continue shutting down.

More than 100,000 Texan women have tried to induce their own abortion

ThinkProgress
New research paints a bleak picture of what could be in store for U.S. women if the Supreme Court upholds an abortion law that makes it more difficult for health clinics to remain open.

Texas law leads to more attempts at self-induced abortions: study

Reuters
A Texas law aimed at restricting abortions, which took effect in 2013, may lead more women to try to end a pregnancy on their own as the number of clinical procedures in the state declines, according to a study released on Tuesday.