Reproductive Rights

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NorCal Catholic Hospital To Allow Tubal Ligation After Lawsuit Threat

A threat of a lawsuit has led to an about-face by a Catholic-affiliated hospital in Northern California which had refused to perform a sterilization procedure on a woman as requested by her doctor, citing religious principles.

08/25/2015

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Audit To Investigate Sterilizations Of Women In California Prisons

California lawmakers on Thursday approved an audit of the state’s prison health care system, after a recent investigative report revealed hundreds of female inmates were forcibly sterilized.

08/24/2013