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Read the latest updates and learn more about women’s rights and equality through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Women's Issues

Tell your Representative to oppose the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," which would prohibit abortions after just 20 weeks of gestation, when many severe or fatal defects or diseases are still undetectable. 

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

For Texas, Reproductive Justice is a Numbers Game
Posted on Wednesday July 29, 2015

By Megan Sims If I drive east from the house I grew up in for five minutes, I will go by an abortion clinic. If I drive west from the house I grew up in for five hours, I will be in Lubbock, a moderately sized city, home to Texas Tech University and the economic […]

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Lifting the “Global Gag Rule” Once and For All
Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

Earlier this month, the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced an effort to repeal the “global gag rule,” which blocks all U.S. foreign aid to international family planning agencies that provide abortions or even mention abortion as an option for clients seeking health care. Formally known as the Mexico City Policy, the global gag rule has vast, […]

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Update on the State(s) of Abortion Access
Posted on Monday July 27, 2015

Over the past year, I’ve followed a slew of state-level abortion laws, which are advancing and passing at alarming rates. In the first half of 2015, states enacted 51 new abortion restrictions, bringing the total number of restrictions passed to 282 in the past five years. Though legislative activity is generally quiet in the states […]

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