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Roundup: Huckabee Weighs in on Georgia Abortion Bill

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is on a bit of a roll lately. Last week he said that gay couples shouldn’t be allowed to adopt and now says women need to be protected from having abortions.

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UPDATE AND CORRECTIONS: Kansas Governor Vetoes Abortion Bill

Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson vetoed a bill that would have added a slew of reporting requirements for doctors performing abortions and contained many provisions effecting physicians and their ability to practice in Kansas.

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Virginia Governor Signs Bill Creating Pro-Choice License Plate

Under a deadline, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signs bill to create the pro-choice “Trust Women” license plate but adds one final amendment to bill.

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Roundup: Abstinence-Motivational Speaker Shuts Down Sex Ed Class in Nashville

One parent makes a complaint about a Nashville school’s voluntary sex education class which leads to it being shut down. One detail: the parent just happens to be an a motivational speaker on abstinence.

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Roundup: Two Big Retirements In One Day, Justice Stevens and Bart Stupak

The big news today is the two announced retirees, Bart Stupak and Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

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City of Austin Passes Crisis Pregnancy Center Ordinance

In a unanimous vote by the city council on Thursday, the city of Austin, Texas will now require crisis pregnancy centers to post signs that say they do not offer abortion services or referrals to those that provide them.

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Roundup: Wisconsin DA Threatens To Arrest Sex Ed Teachers

Imagine your school district got a letter from the district attorney threatening to arrest and charge teachers for teaching a curriculum approved by the state legislature for contributing to the “delinquency of a minor.” That’s exactly what happened in Wisconsin.

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Lilith Tour Releases Criteria For “Choose Your Charity” Contest

After generating a firestorm of complaints in the “Choose Your Charity” contest, Lilith Tour organizers have opened up the process suggestions by fans, and have released a list of criteria for suggested charities.  The criteria, however, don’t really make things clearer….

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Austin City Council Considering “Truth in Advertising” Ordinance for CPCs

The city of Austin, Texas is considering passing an ordinance to require so-called crisis pregnancy centers to post a notice that they do not provide birth control, abortion services or referrals to abortion providers.

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Roundup: Roeder Convicted, Mississippi Adds Personhood Amendment to Ballot

Scott Roeder remains unrepentant throughout his sentencing hearing for the murder of Dr. George Tiller and Mississippi joins Colorado in putting a personhood constitutional amendment on the ballot.

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