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ELECTION 2012: With Historic Number of Women, Senate Will Look a Little Bit More Like America

Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.

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Pro-Choice, Anti-Choice Groups Do Last Minute Campaign Push

Emily's List members, endorsing Maggie Hassan. Photo: Emily's List.

Both sides focus on key campaigns as get out the vote efforts increase.

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Nebraska Mental Health Screening Law Now Officially, Finally Over

Photo: Alamy via the Huffington Post.

Remember that bill that would require women who wanted an abortion to be screened for mental health issues?  That’s finally blocked for good.

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Supreme Court Refuses Appeal by Nebraskans United for Life

photo courtesy of steakpinball via flickr

The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a group that tried to intervene and defend an anti-abortion law the state had given up on.

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One Year Later, Planned Parenthood Is Still Stealing Souls

Jim Sedlak preaches to the street with his microphone. Photo: American Life League via QuotesTemple.

Some things never change. At least not in the alternative universe that is the American Life League.

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A Pro-Choice GOP Voice at the Convention?

Randy Moody. Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star Photo.

While most of the attendees embrace a no exceptions abortion plank, some Republicans find themselves left out in the cold.

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One Down and 23 to Go: Judge Tosses Baseless Challenge to Birth Control Coverage

Real religious freedom gives everyone the right to make personal decisions – including whether and when to use birth control – based on our own beliefs. It doesn’t give one group the right to impose its beliefs on others by denying employees access to critical health services.

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In Victory for Women, Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Birth Control Mandate

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A federal judge today dismissed the lawsuit filed by seven states attorneys general seeking to block the birth control mandate, the requirement under health reform that all insurance policies provide contraception without a co-pay.

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“Homeland Security” Now Means Ensuring Undocumented Immigrants In Detention Don’t Get Abortions

Tucked in the latest Homeland Security bill is a rider saying undocumented female immigrants in custody cannot get abortions.

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Less Than One Week After National Right To Life Endorses Fischer, Susan B. Anthony List Does Same

I wonder what took so long? Fischer touted her “100% pro-life” record and desire to “repeal Obamacare” in her introductory television ad.

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