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Texas Spends Nearly $650,000 Defending Anti-Choice Laws

The State of Texas has spent nearly $650,000 in taxpayer money underwriting state efforts to roll back abortion access over the past two years, according to public records obtained by RH Reality Check.

The State of Texas has spent nearly $650,000 in taxpayer money underwriting state efforts to roll back abortion access over the past two years, according to public records obtained by RH Reality Check.

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BREAKING: West Virginia Legislator Calls for Disciplinary Action Against Anti-Choice Doctor

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A West Virginia legislator has filed a complaint against well-known anti-choice physician Byron Calhoun for breach of at least two codes of conduct and is calling on West Virginia University to respond on why action has not been taken against Calhoun, who teaches there.

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West Virginia Anti-Choice Doctor Could Face Disciplinary Actions

Dr. Byron Calhoun, a prominent West Virginia anti-choice activist and vice chair of West Virginia University's OB-GYN department.

West Virginia pro-choice advocates are calling for anti-choice activist Dr. Byron Calhoun, who made headline-grabbing claims about the safety of abortion procedures in the state, to either provide evidence of said claims or face disciplinary actions at West Virginia University, where he is employed as the OB-GYN department vice chair.

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Rogue Abortion Provider Lacked Medical Malpractice Insurance, New Jersey AG Says

If New Jersey’s attorney general succeeds in the current administrative proceedings, that state will permanently revoke Brigham’s medical license, leaving him without any valid credentials to practice medicine in the United States.

If New Jersey’s attorney general succeeds in the current administrative proceedings, that state will permanently revoke Dr. Steven C. Brigham’s medical license, leaving him without any valid credentials to practice medicine in the United States.

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‘RH Reality Check’ State of Abortion Database Updated With Responses From Nearly Every State

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Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.

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West Virginia AG Continues Quest for Abortion Restrictions, Despite Lack of Evidence

When West Virginia’s proudly anti-choice attorney general, Patrick Morrisey (above), announced in June that he was investigating abortion regulation in his state, reproductive rights advocates were alarmed.

Given the anticipated push for anti-choice laws in the state’s 2014 legislative session, it’s worth carefully examining Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s claims about the regulation of abortion providers alongside what the evidence says—and doesn’t say—about the safety of abortion services in the Mountain State.

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Centers for Disease Control Data Do Not Support Anti-Choicers’ ‘Born Alive’ Claims

Jill Stanek, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice campaigners, has again made demonstrably incorrect claims about abortion.

Jill Stanek, one of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice campaigners, has again made demonstrably incorrect claims about abortion, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Why Did ‘Values Voters’ Attendees Laugh About Gays Being Killed by Nazis?

In the midst of his speech at last weekend’s Values Voter Summit, Glenn Beck seemed momentarily taken aback by the depth of his audience’s contempt for gay people.

In the midst of his speech at last weekend’s Values Voter Summit, Glenn Beck seemed momentarily taken aback by the depth of his audience’s contempt for gay people.

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Disproven: The Myth of Infants ‘Born Alive’ After Abortions

Based on the evidence provided by states themselves, it is more than a little misleading for the House Judiciary Committee to suggest that newborn children are being murdered by abortion providers with regularity and abandon; it is myth-making and fear-mongering.

Based on the evidence provided by states themselves, it is more than a little misleading for the House Judiciary Committee to suggest that newborn children are being murdered by abortion providers with regularity and abandon; it is myth-making and fear-mongering.

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Exclusive: Results of Congressional ‘Fishing Expedition’ Show Abortion Is Already Highly Regulated, Overwhelmingly Safe

An analysis of documents requested by two congressional committees from state departments of health and attorneys general show that states overwhelmingly share a muscular approach to regulating abortion, and there is virtually no evidence that patients are being harmed.

An analysis of documents requested by two congressional committees from state departments of health and attorneys general show that states overwhelmingly share a muscular approach to regulating abortion, and there is virtually no evidence that patients are being harmed.

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