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When women have the power to make decisions about childbearing, the ripple effect is remarkable – bringing health, prosperity, enhanced human rights and a more sustainable future.

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Jumping through hoops  

Since the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling in 1973, abortion has been legal in the U.S. However, this right has been significantly curtailed by more than 280 state-enforced restrictions over the last six years. In comparison, regulations on gun ownership continue to be lax despite the gun violence epidemic.

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In California’s budget, a measure that helps 126,000 low-income kids  

Buh-bye. That’s what California lawmakers finally said to the 20-year-old policy that gave low-income women an incentive not to have more children if they were on welfare.

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