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Constitutional Storm Clouds Form Over Texas Clinic Closures

The long-term effects of a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit doesn't look good.

The long-term effects of a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, especially as it relates to the current clinic closure crisis in Texas, doesn’t look good.

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Fifth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Law Excluding Abortion Providers From Malpractice Protections

A ruling from the Fifth Circuit upholds a Louisiana law designed to drive providers from the state.

The decision sets a dangerous precedent for states seeking to evade judicial review of laws that violate federal constitutional rights and a new front in the right’s drive to bankrupt reproductive health-care providers.

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Repro Wrap: People of Note Say Things About Abortion—And It’s Not All Pretty

Thankfully, not everything some people of note, including Mark Ruffalo (above), had to say about abortion recently was bad.

From Carly Fiorina to a star of Duck Dynasty, a lot of people had things to say about abortion in recent days.

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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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Repro Wrap: New Anti-Choice Candidates Struggle to Discuss Abortion in the Media

After 2012, anti-choice special interest groups vowed that helping their candidates better prepare for media appearances would be their key to victory in 2014. How's that working out so far? In some cases, not well.

After 2012, anti-choice special interest groups vowed that helping their candidates better prepare for media appearances would be their key to victory in 2014. How’s that working out so far? In some cases, not well.

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Baton Rouge Sheriff Arrests Men for Sodomy, Despite Law Being Struck Down a Decade Ago

Anti-sodomy laws have been considered unconstitutional and unenforceable for a decade, but apparently no one told the sheriff of East Baton Rouge Parish, who has been setting up sting operations for years.

Anti-sodomy laws have been considered unconstitutional and unenforceable for a decade, but apparently no one told the sheriff of East Baton Rouge Parish, who has been setting up sting operations for years.

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Tale of Two States: Louisiana Banning ‘Telemed’ Abortions, While California Expands Abortion Access

The bill's house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.

One state is trying to curb safe abortion access, while the other seeks to expand it.

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Dual Strategies Used to Attack Planned Parenthood in Louisiana, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Republicans see an opportunity to capture the second most powerful court in the country—the D.C. Circuit—and they are going for it.

The war on Planned Parenthood is now reaching epic proportions, as multiple states try to defund existing clinics and block new ones from opening.

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Oklahoma Passes Harsh Parental Consent Bill, While Louisiana Teens Can Turn Parents in for Abuse

In one case a parent trying to assist their teen with an abortion may hit even more stumbling blocks, while in another not agreeing with the decision could be considered abuse.

Oklahoma’s governor has signed into law a bill that will make getting an abortion much more difficult for teens, while in Louisiana a new bill would make it possible to charge parents with child abuse for “coercing” daughters into abortion.

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Which State Will Be “Most Protective” In 2013?

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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the “most protective” state of all?

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