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Legal Wrap: Baby Veronica Case Pits States Against Each Other

The fallout from the Supreme Court's decision in Baby Veronica (above) continues.

The fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision in Baby Veronica continues. Meanwhile, in Montana, justice seems a long way off.

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Repro Wrap: Reproductive Rights a Key Issue in Some Upcoming Elections

Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.

Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.

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Georgia Regulators Try to Funnel Fine to Crisis Pregnancy Center

Despite warnings from the state attorney general's office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.

Despite warnings from the state attorney general’s office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.

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Georgia Department of Community Health Circumvents Legislature to Cut Abortion Insurance Coverage

Under the new plan, abortion coverage will be eliminated for all State Health Benefit Plan members except in cases when the pregnant person's life is in danger.

Under the new plan, abortion coverage will be eliminated for all State Health Benefit Plan members except in cases when the pregnant person’s life is in danger.

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Vehemently Anti-Planned Parenthood Candidates Emerge in Georgia and Virginia

E.W. Jackson (left) and Karen Handel.

Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced that she is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, while Virginia Republicans selected Bishop E.W. Jackson as their nominee for lieutenant governor in this year’s election.

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Domestic Workers’ Activism On the Rise in Georgia and Illinois

domestic workers united banner

Organizing in Georgia and Illinois shows that the domestic workers’ movement is not exclusive to predictable blue states.

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In Georgia, an Ongoing Fight Against Anti-Choice Legislation

Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta.

For now, the rights of some of the most vulnerable people in Georgia are safe. But we must remain ever-vigilant to support those fragile rights.

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Georgia State Senator Wants to Ban Abortion Coverage for State Employees

Senator Judson Hill.

Georgia wants to join the flood of states trying to force women to give birth by making abortion unaffordable.

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The Road to Roe: Paved with Bodies of Women of Color and the Legal Activism of African Americans

(Favianna Rodriguez, www.favianna.com)

Every year when the anniversary of Roe v. Wade rolls around, I am troubled by the loud silences in our triumphant tales of struggle. As a history doctoral student who researches African Americans and abortion, the story I tell is quite different.

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Georgia Follows Virginia’s Lead, Plans to Try to Repeal 22-Week Gestation Ban

Georgia Senator Nan Orrock, left (with Rep.Virgil Fludd). (World News, Inc.)

The much maligned and now court embroiled so-called “fetal pain” ban in Georgia probably won’t be overturned, but Democrats will give it a try.

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