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New Mexico Anti-Choice Copycat Bill Dies in Committee

The bill drew heavily on copycat legislation, "The Born Alive Infant Protection Act," authored by Americans United for Life, an anti-choice legislation mill.

The bill drew heavily on copycat legislation, “The Born Alive Infant Protection Act,” authored by Americans United for Life, an anti-choice legislation mill.

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Report: Child Poverty Rate Highest in New Mexico

While the state's child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

While the state’s child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

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Abortion Is a Social Good—So Let’s Start Treating It Like One

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

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New Mexico Police Have Massive Rape Kit Backlog, Audit Finds

"Bringing transparency to the backlog," New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller said, "is a first step towards fixing this issue, which is critical to survivors and our public safety."

“Bringing transparency to the backlog,” New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller said, “is a first step towards fixing this issue, which is critical to survivors and our public safety.”

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Source: University Didn’t End Abortion Clinic Partnership Because of Anti-Choice Pressure

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center ending its decade-long relationship with Albuquerque’s Southwestern Women’s Options prompted speculation that the university had caved to anti-choice protesters.

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center ending its decade-long relationship with Albuquerque’s Southwestern Women’s Options prompted speculation that the university had caved to anti-choice protesters.

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Study: At Least 100,000 Texas Women Have Attempted Self-Induced Abortion

The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.

The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.

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Anti-Choice Activists Target Bank of America for Matching Employees’ Planned Parenthood Donations

Outside branches and corporate offices in Texas, New Mexico, and North Carolina, protesters this week brandished signs that read “Bank of Abortion” and urged customers to take their money elsewhere.

Outside branches and corporate offices in Texas, New Mexico, and North Carolina, protesters this week brandished signs that read “Bank of Abortion” and urged customers to take their money elsewhere.

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The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails

Most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by 17 of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups.

Most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by 17 of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups.

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New Mexico Anti-Choice Activists May Have Broken Election Law

The anti-choice activists behind a direct mail campaign targeting a candidate for city council in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are being investigated by the city’s ethics board for allegedly violating local election law.

The anti-choice activists behind a direct mail campaign targeting a candidate for city council in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are being investigated by the city’s ethics board for allegedly violating local election law.

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Anti-Choice Activists Target Albuquerque City Council Candidate With Graphic Mailer

The mailer was paid for by Protest ABQ, an organization operated by anti-choice activists Bud and Tara Shaver, former interns with the radical anti-choice organization Operation Rescue.

The mailer was paid for by Protest ABQ, an organization operated by anti-choice activists Bud and Tara Shaver, former interns with the radical anti-choice organization Operation Rescue.

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