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NY Planned Parenthood to Ford: You’re Not Pro-Choice

Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York has a message for Harold Ford Jr. Stop calling yourself a pro-choice politician.

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Virginia House Directs Funding from Pro-Choice License Plate to Questionable Use

In what some hope is a temporary setback to pro-choice supporters, the Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would create a pro-choice license plate, but would redirect the proceeds away from Planned Parenthood, the plate’s sponsor.

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Roundup: Harrass-a-thon Begins at Clinics, But Never Limited to 40 Days

Access to reproductive health clinics may become a lot harder this month because yesterday began the annual anti-choice campaign “40 Days for Life” — an intense harass-a-thon happening at clinics across the country.

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Roundup: Block Those Racist, Sexist Women Seeking Abortions

The new reason to “ban” abortion: because the potential abortion seeker (aka, the woman who is pregnant) is a racist? I’m not sure how else to read new proposed laws in Georgia and Oklahoma that seek to ban “reasons” for abortion.

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CO Rep. Swalm’s Plan For Ending Poverty: No Bastard Kids

Is this a new thing for Republicans to show off what they really think about poor women? Colorado’s Rep. Spencer Swalm wants you to know he has a plan for ending poverty…stop having kids.

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UPDATE: Virginia Gets Closer to Creating Pro-Choice License Plate

Virginia’s General Assembly is inching towards passage of legislation that would approve the creation of a pro-choice specialty license plate, making it the fourth state with a pro-choice design and the first created that required legislative approval.

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Roundup: Anti-Choicers’ Callous Disregard for Children

Clinic defense workers know that abortion
protesters often seem to care
more for
what’s in other women’s bodies than the needs of actual children. The new clinic in Massachusetts proves
no exception.

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Can Watching Bad TV Dramas Help Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy?

An intriguing study shows that exposing young adults to TV storylines may have a bigger impact than watching news programming.

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Second Focus on Family Ad Airing During SuperBowl Pregame Show

Apparently one SuperBowl ad wasn’t enough. Focus on the Family actually bought air time for two ads, with the second ad to air multiple times during the pregame show.

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Roundup: Insurance Lobby Wins Some, But Military Women Can Win Too

In the field of reproductive rights, you win some, and women lose some. Plus sometimes it seems for every step forward women make, someone wants to start you back at the beginning.

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