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Oakland nonprofit helps California women locate reproductive health services

All over the country, and even in states like California where abortion laws are among the nation’s most lenient, many women, particularly low-income women, still have trouble accessing abortion clinics and other reproductive health services,...

City buffer zone, separating abortion patients from protesters, faces lawsuit in federal court

Oakland, like some other cities, requires right-to-life protesters to keep a certain distance from women entering or leaving abortion clinics. But clinic escorts--those who accompany women past the sidewalk protesters--face no such restriction. A lawsuit...