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Indiana Police Preliminarily Charge Woman With Feticide

Traditionally, feticide charges aren't filed against the person who had been pregnant, though Indiana set a precedent for arresting such a person for feticide in the Bei Bei Shuai case.

Traditionally, feticide charges aren’t filed against the person who had been pregnant, though Indiana set a precedent for arresting such a person for feticide in the Bei Bei Shuai case.

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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill Stalls

Line of motorcycles

Rather than head to the floor for a vote, SB 353 is being sent to committee for review instead.

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Pro-Life Wisconsin Renews ‘Personhood’ Effort

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a "personhood" measure.

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a “personhood” measure.

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They Are Coming for Your Birth Control: If You Don’t Have Four Children, You Haven’t Done Your ‘Reproductive Job’

A New Zealand doctor is refusing to prescribe contraception unless he feels you have had enough children already.

A New Zealand doctor is refusing to prescribe contraception unless he feels you have had enough children already.

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Missouri Governor Refuses to Veto Bill Restricting Medication Abortion, Allowing it to Become Law

Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.

Without the governor’s veto a bill to restrict access to medication abortion will go into effect.

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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill Passes House, Will Protect Women From ‘Vaginal Organisms,’ Says Supporter

The North Carolina house voted 74-41 Thursday to pass SB 353.

During the debate on the motorcycle safety act Thursday, the subject of motorcycles only entered the debate once. “I own a motorcycle,” said state Rep. Beverly Earle. “I want to let my motorcycle buddies know when I vote against this, it has nothing to do with them.”

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Virginia City Attempts to ‘Ordinance’ Out Safe Abortion

Outside view of Nova Women's Healthcare in Fairfax, Virginia.

Under new zoning rules in Fairfax, Virginia, medical care clinics will require additional, expensive permits as well as approval from the zoning board to operate, making it much more difficult for a local clinic to relocate after its lease was ended early.

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With Sharia Law Bill Threatened, North Carolina Legislators Put Abortion Restrictions in Motorcycle Safety Bill

Line of motorcycles

Hours after the state’s Republican governor threatened to veto a Sharia law bill containing abortion restrictions, a state subcommittee took up a motorcycle safety act that was rewritten to add nearly identical anti-choice amendments.

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North Carolina House Committee Meets on ‘Sharia Law’ Abortion Bill as Protest Against Bill Grows

While the committee debated the legislation, pro-choice activists met outside the capitol to protest government interference in personal decisions, building on the previous day's Moral Monday protest, at which dozens of protesters were arrested.

While the committee debated the legislation, pro-choice activists met outside the capitol to protest government interference in personal decisions, building on the previous day’s Moral Monday protest, at which dozens of protesters were arrested.

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Another Holiday Weekend Bill Signing for Scott Walker, With Forced Ultrasound Law

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

On Friday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a forced ultrasound bill that will also require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. In 2012, Walker also signed major anti-choice legislation, a telemed abortion ban, in the lead-in to a holiday weekend.

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