July

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Inmates & advocates press for changes as prison hunger strike continues

A hunger strike by California prison inmates protesting prolonged solitary confinement is now well into its third week.

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Audio: Texas abortion law sure to face court challenge

After weeks of bitter fighting, Texas conservatives claim a significant victory in the fight over who controls women's health in Texas.

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Letter from North Carolina: I was arrested with Rev. Barber 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an anti-woman bill on abortion that the state House had passed into law, which restricts how abortions can be carried out.

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Female prisoners in Calif. found to be the victims of coerced sterilizations

From at least 1997-2010, nearly 150 women were found to be sterilized while in prison,.

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Texans stand with women

In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.

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Texas Senate enacts harsh new anti-abortion laws

The Texas Senate voted 19-11 for harsh anti-abortion measures that include a 20-week ban on abortions, with no exemptions for rape or incest.

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California prisoners begin hunger strike

Thousands of inmates July 8 renewed a hunger strike begun in 2011 to protest prison practices they say amount to torture.