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LGBTQ NATION: Trump administration civil rights lawyer arrested multiple times for harassing women & gays

July 18, 2019 News Article

A high-level Trump administration lawyer has a long record of arrests for refusing to follow the law he's now in charge of enforcing.

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WASHINGTON POST: Planned Parenthood ousts leader after less than a year

July 16, 2019 News Article

The president of Planned Parenthood was forced out of her job Tuesday in a dispute over her management style and the direction of the nation’s largest women’s reproductive rights organization amid growing political and legal challenges to abortion.

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REWIRE: Trump’s ‘Devastating and Unlawful’ Title X Restrictions Go Into Effect

July 16, 2019 News Article

As the administration starts enforcing its Title X rule, clinics that provide reproductive health care to low-income people will start refusing the federal family planning dollars.

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REFINERY29: Here's How Trump's New Abortion Restrictions Could Affect You

July 16, 2019 News Article

President Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Monday it has started to enforce its "domestic gag rule," which blocks health providers that offer abortion or even discuss it with patients from receiving federal funding via the Title X program.

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FIERCE HEALTHCARE: Trump administration will begin enforcing Title X abortion restrictions

July 16, 2019 News Article

As the battle over a new Title X final rule continues to play out in court, the Trump administration says it will begin enforcing those new family planning funding restrictions.

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NETROOTS RADIO: Netroots Nation 2019 Live: Mary Alice Carter & Anisha Singh

July 13, 2019 News Article

Reproductive Healthcare - Anisha Singh of Planned Parenthood & Mary Alice Carter or Equity Forward

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PENNSYLVANIA CAPITAL-STAR: In Philly for NetRoots Nation, AG Shapiro faces protesters upset over Philly gun law change

July 12, 2019 News Article

Later in the afternoon, representatives from Equity Forward and Women’s Medical Fund hosted a panel concerning efforts by anti-choice organizations to deceive women seeking information on abortion by disguising themselves as medical facilities.

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SALON: Mike Pompeo's "pro-women" human rights panel is loaded with abortion foes

July 12, 2019 News Article

State Department's new human rights commission features many outspoken opponents of abortion rights. Coincidence?

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THE DAILY BEAST: Trump Admin’s ‘Pro-Women’ Human Rights Panel Stacked With Anti-Abortion Figures

July 11, 2019 News Article

Reproductive rights groups are appalled, but a senior administration officials says it's “the most pro-women commission in the world.”

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REWIRE: Did Anti-Choice Groups Help Craft Trump’s Fetal Tissue Research Policy? Democrats Want an Answer.

July 5, 2019 News Article

The letter asked about “listening sessions” held by HHS in 2018 about fetal tissue research that included anti-choice groups.

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