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‘Egg-as-Person’ Efforts Notch Another Loss

Ultra-conservative religious activists have suffered another set back in their quest to legally define a fertilized egg as a person.

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Montana ‘Egg as Person’ Fails to Make Ballot

Fundamentalist religious activists suffer a second failed attempt to create “personhood” for fertilized eggs in an effort to ban all abortions, contraception, embryonic stem cell research and in-vitro fertilization.

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Lawyer Withdraws from Hern Death Threat Case

The lawyer for an elderly man who phoned in a death threat against an abortion doctor is bailing on his client ahead of a July 20 competency hearing.

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Anatomy of a FACE Act violation

Kansas has long been a hotbed of anti-choice protests stoked by a hard-right political climate and conservative religious views. But the prairie state is now home-base for the most radical elements of the movement.

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Will Ab-Only Retire With Obey?

The nation’s capitol is swirling today with talk of the impending retirement of another veteran lawmaker, David Obey (D-Wisc.). His retirement could have major implications for reproductive health issues in the House.

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Anti-Choice Groups Condone “Biblically Justified” Violence Against Gays, Women

Army of God adherent and Georgia gubernatorial candidate Neil Horsley is under arrest for a series of bizarre diatribes against pop star Elton John, and is increasingly focusing his active anti-gay and anti-choice activities abroad.

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The Abortion Fight at Ground Zero: Is the FACE Act Being Enforced?

A federal law, commonly referred to as the FACE Act, was supposed to curb disruption and violence at abortion Clinics. But does it?

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Stupak Opposed FACE Act Sanctions on Anti-choice Terrorists

Bart Stupak, now complaining about threats and harassment for his position on health reform, voted against the landmark 1994 Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances Act (FACE Act) that protects providers against harassment.

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Competency Exam Ordered in Threat Against Abortion Provider

A judge orders a mental competency hearing for a Washington man who threatened to kill Colorado physican Dr. Warren Hern.

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Abortion Foes Set New Sights on 2010 Elections

A trio of anti-choice religious groups recently hosted a national teleconference describing their plan to elect ultraconservatives at the state and federal levels in 2010.

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