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Attorney Argues Death of Fetus in Minnesota Case Was Unlawful Abortion, Not Murder

Two groups have appealed the dismissal of their challenge to an Arizona anti-choice restriction that they argue unconstitutionally relies on harmful racial stereotypes to discriminate against and shame Black and Asian American and Pacific Islander women who decide to end their pregnancies.

A Minnesota case highlights the discretion prosecutors have when charging crimes that involve the death of a fetus.

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Being a Transgender Student in the United States: An Uneven Landscape

The decision marks the first time a state court has ruled that students must be allowed to use restrooms of the gender with which they identify. Federal courts have not yet ruled on the issue.

While there have been recent transgender rights victories for students in California and Colorado, there are also plenty of roadblocks in guaranteeing equal representation and protection.

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What’s Next in the Marriage Equality Fight? The States, Then SCOTUS Once More

A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.

A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.

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This Week in Sex: Sex Makes You Look Younger, Lube Goes Kosher, and Bachmann Is Mailed a Vibrator

A conservative political group accidentally mailed a vibrator to Michele Bachmann.

This week, a new study found that sex makes you look younger, 10 percent of adults admitted to using their phones during sex, some lubes became certified Kosher, and a conservative political group accidentally mailed a vibrator to Michele Bachmann.

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Legal Wrap: Another EC Win, and State Legal Challenges Add Up

The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.

The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.

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Bachmann Announces Retirement From Congress Amid Ongoing Ethics Scandal

Michele Bachmann.

Tea Party Rep. Michele Bachmann has announced that she will not seek re-election in 2014. She denies that the decision has anything to do with allegations of financial impropriety during her failed presidential bid.

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Legal Wrap: The EC Appeal Is Bad Law and Bad Policy

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.

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Minnesota Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging Insurance Coverage for Abortions

This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans' obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.

In Minnesota, low-income women will continue to be able to have insurance coverage for medically necessary abortions thanks to a recent ruling.

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Attempts to Use Gosnell Case to Restrict Abortion Access Failing, But Antis Continue to Push

More lawmakers are using the Gosnell trial to create TRAP laws, but their bills are going nowhere.

More lawmakers are using the Gosnell trial to create TRAP laws, but their bills are going nowhere.

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Minnesota Citizens Concerned For Life Accuses Clinic of Law Breaking Due to Internet Evidence

A lot of #LiesToldByFemales are women claiming to adhere more closely to traditional gender roles than they actually do, to present themselves as more chaste and more submissive than they actually are.

MCCL accuses a local clinic of breaking the law because the website isn’t clear enough for them.

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