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Reproductive Rights Are Basic Health Care for Blacks

When it comes to basic heath care, African-American women say that contraception, screenings and treatment for cervical and breast cancers, care for pregnant women, and screenings and treatment for STDs, including HIV should all be included as regular treatment. A recent poll conducted by numerous Black organizations found that 79 percent of respondents believed that abortion should remain legal and 89 percent believed that contraception was a basic part of health care.

 

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