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Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

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Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014. ...
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Murray Highlights Support for Not My Boss’s Business Act

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Patty Murray delivered remarks on the Senate floor highlighting the growing support for her bill with Mark Udall to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision. ...
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Senators Shaheen, Murray Introduce Contraceptive Coverage for Women in the Military

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The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act would bring health care provided by the military in line with civilian populations. ...
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Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception

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The new act ensures any woman with a valid prescription is not denied or intimidated when requesting birth control or emergency contraception at pharmacies. ...
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U.S. Split on Abortion: 47% Pro-Choice, 46% Pro-Life

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Americans remain divided on the abortion issue, with 47 percent of U.S. adults describing their views as "pro-choice" and 46 percent as "pro-life." ...
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SCOTUS: Oral Argument in Case of Contraception Exemption

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Lambda Legal argued that granting companies religious exemptions would open the floodgates of religion-based discrimination targeting LGBT individuals. ...
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Roe v. Wade Turns 41, Women Still Defending Their Bodies

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray released a statement on the 41st anniversary of the historic Supreme Court Decision to constitutionally guarantee access to safe and legal reproductive choice in the United States. ...
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A Strong Global Commitment to Family Planning

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Barriers that often prevent women from getting the family planning services they need include the cost of services and products, inadequate medical professionals and supplies, and difficulty accessing services. ...
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Murray on Abortion Ban: ‘It’s Going Nowhere’

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The floor speeches came just before Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced an abortion ban that is being championed by right-wing special interest groups as part of their nationwide campaign to restrict women’s health care access. ...
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Murray on Robbing ‘Women of Access to Health Care’

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The Republican continuing resolution bill passed early Sunday morning specifically targets women’s preventive health care, allowing an employer or insurer – for virtually any reason – to deny coverage for birth control, annual checkups, screening for gestational diabetes, HPV testing, STD counseling, HIV screening and counseling, breastfeeding supplies and counseling, and screening and counseling for domestic violence. ...
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