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Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

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

Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

The Fight Continues Against the 20-Week Ban
Posted on Friday May 15, 2015

This week, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a dangerous bill that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of gestation with only narrow exceptions in cases of rape, incest, or if the woman’s life is in danger. In advance of Wednesday’s vote, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action […]

Breaking: House of Representatives Passes Dangerous Anti-Abortion Bill
Posted on Wednesday May 13, 2015

Just now, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a dangerous bill that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, with only narrow exceptions in cases of rape or incest or to protect the woman’s life. The Reform Movement has long opposed this bill and others that undermine women’s […]

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Progress and Finding Inspiration for Action
Posted on Wednesday April 01, 2015

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, let’s take stock of the progress—and the setbacks—we saw for women’s rights policy this month: In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-9) reintroduced the International Violence Against Women Act, or I-VAWA (H.R. 1340), a bill to provide concrete tools to change […]

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