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North Carolina Clinic License Suspended, But Clinic Expects to Reopen

A clinic in North Carolina has had its license suspended, but the move has nothing to do with new regulations that as of yet have not been defined or put into effect.

A North Carolina abortion clinic has had its license suspended, but the move has nothing to do with new regulations that as of yet have not been defined or put into effect.

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Wisconsin Abortion Providers Apply for Admitting Privileges Despite Likelihood of Rejection

Representatives from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and Affiliated Medical Services say they are in the process of contacting dozens of hospitals to file for admitting privileges. But the effort isn’t expected to be successful.

Representatives from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and Affiliated Medical Services say they are in the process of contacting dozens of hospitals to file for admitting privileges. But the effort isn’t expected to be successful.

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While Eliminating Health Care, North Carolina Governor Offers Advocates a Plate of Cookies

As protesters continued to demonstrate outside the governor's mansion Tuesday, Gov. McCrory hand-delivered to them a plate-full of cookies—a gesture that many reproductive rights supporters have interpreted as condescending.

As protesters continued to demonstrate outside the governor’s mansion Tuesday, Gov. McCrory hand-delivered to them a plate-full of cookies—a gesture that many reproductive rights supporters have interpreted as condescending.

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Portland, Maine, Considers Proposal for Buffer Zone Around Abortion Clinic

Friday's ruling leaves in place a new ordinance that creates buffer zones at entrances to health-care facilities in the city while a legal challenge to its constitutionality moves forward.

The Portland city council has agreed to proceed with public comment regarding a potential buffer zone to protect patients of the city’s abortion clinic from being harassed and intimidated by anti-choice protesters.

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North Carolina Governor Signs ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill as Protestors Hold ‘Veto Vigil’

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

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Anti-Choicers Look Toward Special Session to Pass Heartbeat Ban in Kansas

The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.

The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.

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CORRECTION: North Carolina Governor Pledges to Sign ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Wednesday to punish any physician in the state who is found to perform sex-selective abortions.

Less than 24 hours after SB 353 was passed, Gov. Pat McCrory pledged to sign it into law.

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North Carolina Passes ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

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SB 353 now heads to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature. McCrory has already stated that he will sign the bill, despite his campaign promise not to sign into law any abortion restrictions.

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Wisconsin to Lose One of Five Abortion Providers Because of Hospital Buy-Out

A hospital buy-out means that Green Bay's only abortion clinic—one of five in the whole state—will no longer be allowed to provide abortion care.

A hospital buy-out means that Green Bay’s only abortion clinic—one of five in the whole state—will no longer be allowed to provide abortion care.

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On Last Day of Session, North Carolinians Steel Themselves for Late-Night ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Vote (UPDATED)

Thursday is listed as the last day of the state's legislative session, but under state rules the proceedings could go on well beyond midnight. It could be a long night.

Thursday is listed as the last day of the state’s legislative session, but under state rules the proceedings could go on well beyond midnight. It could be a long night.

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