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Every Second President Obama Hesitates Harms U.S. Efforts to Prevent Unsafe Abortions, Deaths

Today, PAI and broad coalition of reproductive rights organizations launched a campaign to urge President Obama to take action on the Helms Amendment–a dangerous policy that withholds funding for safe abortion care even from women who have been raped, or … Continue Reading

Every Minute of Every Day, 40 Women Put Their Lives At Risk

Every year, 21 million women risk their lives by having an unsafe abortion. That means that every minute of every day, 40 more women are in danger. Nearly all unsafe abortions—98 percent—occur in developing countries, and more than 47,000 women … Continue Reading

41 Years Later, Women are Still Dying from Unsafe Abortions

Today is the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion for women in the United States. As we celebrate this accomplishment, it’s important to note that the battle for reproductive rights is far from … Continue Reading

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