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Wake-Up Call: What Reproductive Health Care Cuts Mean for Texas Women  

A new report from the New England Journal of Medicine proved what proponents of access to family planning already know: when lawmakers block funding for programs like Planned Parenthood, there is an increase in unintended births. And for Texas, that means a rise in births – by 27 percent. Since 2011, some Texas lawmakers have... Read more »

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We’re Falling Behind on Family Planning: Five Ways To Get Us Back On Track  

Melinda Gates: “Here are five reasons why I am optimistic that 2016 will be the turning point towards a future full of promise for millions of women and girls”.

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