Repro Rights Roundup: February 5, 2018


Hello and welcome to the Repro Rights Roundup! We’ve got a quick one for you this week. Get in, get out, and get back to fighting the good fight.

1. Just when you thought that the administration’s treatment of abortion-seeking undocumented teenagers couldn’t get more ghastly, they discuss attempting to “reverse” Jane Doe’s abortion using medically unproven methods. Read more over at Vice.

2. Rewire has a deep dive on the personal stories of “abortion regret” that anti-choice activists have turned into their policy platform.

3. As we speak, West Virginia’s legislature is trying to remove abortion from the state’s definition of what constitutes a medical service. West Virginians, you know what to do.

4. Even women who choose to give birth aren’t spared from medical misogyny. Read this startling article about women who received the painful, harmful, utterly unnecessary “husband stitch” after childbirth.

5. Well, this is nice! The Washington Senate has passed a bill that would expand access to contraceptive and abortion coverage to women across the state.

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