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Why Not Use the Term Pro-Abortion?

If we don’t paint abortion in positive terms does the reproductive rights community lose the semantic war on abortion?

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Kansas Veto Override Fails in House

The Kansas House fell short in trying to override Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson’s veto of bill that effected late-term abortions.

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Roundup: Newsweek Responds Again, Florida Continues Ultrasound Fight

Florida resumes debate on ultrasound bill, which could get vetoed by the newly made “non-Republican” Gov. Crist. Newsweek goes for “round two” over pro-choice activists.

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Roundup: When Anti-Choice Bills Go Badly For Activists

South Carolina anti-choice legislators can’t seem to get together for a bill to add a 24-hour waiting period while the Georgia House Speaker doesn’t seem to be onboard with the Georgia Right to Life’s goal for a constitutional challenge to Roe v Wade.

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Lawsuit Against Oklahoma’s Ultrasound Requirement

The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a lawsuit against the newly passed Oklahoma requirement that a women seeking an abortion must have ultrasound and listen while her doctor describes the image in detail, irrespective of her wishes.

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Rep. Yvette Clarke Introduces Global Sexual And Reproductive Health Act Of 2010

The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act of 2010 would integrate and greatly improve how the U.S. handles its international family planning and reproductive health programs.

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Roundup: Louisiana and Virginia Make it Harder to Get Coverage of Abortion

The Louisiana House passes a bill that will ban all insurance coverage of abortions while Virginia passes amendment that potentially removes insurance coverage of abortion for state workers and outlaws abortion procedures in a state-run hospitals.

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Roundup: Anti-Choicers: Forced Pregnancies For Child Rape Victims

Talk about cognitive dissonance! When a 10-year-old is raped in Mexico to the anti-choice media outlets it’s the feminist groups who are trying to control her choice.

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Recap: WomensENews Story on Utah’s “Illegal Miscarriage” Bill

Today, our colleagues at Womens eNews published a story following up on the law recently passed in Utah criminalizing “intentional miscarriage.” 

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(ACTION) NARAL Virginia Calls for Action on Proposed Ban On Medicaid Funding of Abortion Services

Virginia state legislators will likely be voting tomorrow on a budget amendment proposed by Governor Bob McDonnell which would ban the use of Medicaid funding for abortion services in the cases of severe fetal abnormality or for the health of the woman.

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