Madeline Fry Schultz is a writer in Washington, D.C.


New Jersey Codifies Abortion Access

The legislation would allow abortion up to the point of birth, with no requirement to notify parents if the pregnant mother is a minor.
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China Closes Abortion Clinics Amid Continued Fallout of One-Child Policy

  With its infamous one-child policy, China discouraged births in the country for more than 30 years. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports, the country is facing a low (and declining) fertility rate and finding it difficult to suddenly encourage the births of more, not...
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FDA makes it easier for women to have at-home abortions

It just got easier for women across the United States to get abortion pills. The FDA announced Thursday that it’s easing up on restrictions on how women can access chemical abortion drugs, which end pregnancies of up to 10 weeks. In April, the FDA announced that it would...
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Ohio bill would protect abortion survivors

Abortion survivor Gianna Jessen was seven months in the womb when her mother was advised to have an abortion, and, as she told the Washington Post in 2016, “doctors did not expect me to live.” Jessen attributes her life to the care she received after a nurse took action to...
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