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Who Decides - The Status of Women's Reproductive Health in the US - 2013

Who Decides - The Status of Women's Reproductive Health in the US - 2013

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Published by ProgressTX
Annual report from NARAL Pro-Choice America that outlines the state of reproductive health issues at the federal and state level. Texas received an "F" rating and the report notes that 92 percent of Texas counties have no abortion provider.
Annual report from NARAL Pro-Choice America that outlines the state of reproductive health issues at the federal and state level. Texas received an "F" rating and the report notes that 92 percent of Texas counties have no abortion provider.

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The Status ofWomen’s Reproductive Rightsin the United States
NARALPro-Choice AmericaNARALPro-Choice AmericaFoundation
22nd EditionJanuary 2013
 
“If it is a legitimate rape the female body has ways to tryto shut that whole thing down.”
— Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
“What does it say about the college co-ed Susan Fluke [sic] who goesbefore a congressional committee and essentially says that she must bepaid to have sex –what does that make her? It makes her a slut, right?It makes her a prostitute. She wants to be paid to have sex. She’s havingso much sex, she can’t afford the contraception. She wants you and meand the taxpayers to pay her to have sex.”
— Rush Limbaugh
“I know in your mind you can think of the times America was attacked.One is December 7th, that’s Pearl Harbor Day. The other is September 11th,and that’s the day of the terrorist attack. I want you to remember Augustthe first, 2012, the attack on our religious freedom. That is a date that willlive in infamy, along with those other dates.”
— Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) in opposition to the birth-control policy
“With modern technology and science, you can’t find one instance[of abortion necessary to save a woman’s life]…There is no such exceptionas life of the mother, and as far as health of the mother, same thing.”
— Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL)
“I would hope that when a woman goes in to a physician with a rape issue,that physician will indeed ask her about perhaps her marriage, was this pregnancycaused by normal relations in a marriage or was it truly caused by a rape.”
— Idaho state Sen. Chuck Winder (R)
 
2013 REPORT CARD
ON WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS
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