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MOTHER JONES: Two Decades Ago, He Blocked Abortion Clinics and Dodged Police. Now He’s Helping Wage Trump’s War on Reproductive Rights.

February 27, 2019 News Article

A string of previously unreported arrests illuminate top administration lawyer Matt Bowman’s hard-held beliefs—and unlawful past.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL: Trump Administration to Target Hotspots to End U.S. HIV Epidemic

February 6, 2019 News Article

President Trump’s call to end HIV/AIDS as an epidemic in the U.S. by 2030 would expand an effort begun by his predecessor’s administration, as progress in stopping new infections has slowed, officials said Wednesday.

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BUSINESS INSIDER: President Trump outlined a plan to 'eliminate' HIV in the US by 2030, and experts say it’s actually possible

February 6, 2019 News Article

During his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump mentioned a plan to "eliminate" HIV in the US by 2030.

Experts say this plan is totally possible, but Trump and Congress will first need to agree on a 2020 budget.

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REWIRE: Anti-Choice Group Broke Tax Laws to Back Brutal Abortion Laws Overseas, Watchdogs Say

January 31, 2019 News Article

Watchdog groups claim Human Life International (HLI), a little-known nonprofit, has illegally funded anti-choice campaigns in developing countries that criminalize abortion care.

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SALON: Christian right groups roll out their radical anti-woman campaign — overseas

January 30, 2019 News Article

Anti-choicers say they don't aim to punish women or end birth control. Their work overseas tells a different story.

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POLITICO PULSE: Opioid-addicted patients continue to search for help

January 22, 2019 News Article

EQUITY FORWARD launches 'HHS Watch' to examine agency's anti-abortion hires. The new website reviews the dozens of Trump appointees with ties to anti-abortion organizations.

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POLITICO PULSE: Shutdown drags on

January 9, 2019 News Article

In another PULSE exclusive, Equity Forward is out with a new video, website and social media campaign urging Azar to “put people before politics” and preserve about $100 million in funding for research that uses fetal tissue.

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THE POOL: The year ahead for American women’s reproductive rights

January 4, 2019 News Article

“There is a political takeover of healthcare,” says Mary Alice Carter, executive director of the reproductive-rights watchdog group Equity Forward. As she looks forward to 2019, she fears greater challenges lie ahead.

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POLITICO PULSE: Fetal tissue fight hits Congress today

December 13, 2018 News Article

Organizations that support abortion rights have been deeply critical of HHS, with Equity Forward out today with a full-page ad blasting Secretary Alex Azar.

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ROLLING STONE: Trump’s Anti-Abortion Refugee Program Chief Has Been Removed From His Post

November 19, 2018 News Article

Anti-abortion crusader Scott Lloyd has been removed from the top post at the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Lloyd, who became infamous for blocking migrant teens in his custody from receiving abortions, is being transferred to HHS’s Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives.

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