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Rick Santorum Endorses North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

The endorsement could be viewed as the first step in the social conservative's 2016 campaign for the GOP nomination.

In a last-minute bid to spur the senate rules committee into action, 2012 GOP presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has endorsed SB 353.

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North Carolina Budget Passes—Is the ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill Next?

An AP investigation of sexual assault cases at U.S. military bases in Japan reveals erratic application of justice, and the senator suspects there's more to be found stateside.

Now that the legislature has the biggest item off its agenda, what will happen to the state’s massive anti-abortion bill?

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North Carolina’s ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill Remains Stalled

As the legislative session draws to a close, the motorcycle bill remains stalled in committee.

As the legislative session draws to a close, the state’s motorcycle safety bill, which was amended with a number of unrelated abortion restrictions, remains stalled in committee.

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Disapproval of North Carolina GOP, Governor Grows After Anti-Choice Bill Proposals

New polling by Public Policy Polling shows that Gov. McCrory's total approval rating has dropped 26 percent in five months.

As SB 353, the North Carolina motorcycle safety bill that was amended to include abortion restrictions, awaits review in the senate rules committee, Republican supporters of the bill, including Gov. Pat McCrory, are seeing increasing disapproval among both health-care organizations and voters in the state.

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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill Stalls

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Rather than head to the floor for a vote, SB 353 is being sent to committee for review instead.

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Legal Wrap: From Trayvon Martin to Texas, Justice and Equality Face Setbacks

George Zimmerman is acquitted in the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin and state lawmakers go to extraordinary measures to thwart the democratic process and pass the most restrictive abortion laws yet.

George Zimmerman is acquitted in the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin and state lawmakers go to extraordinary measures to thwart the democratic process and pass the most restrictive abortion laws yet.

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The Many, Many States Attacking Abortion Rights

On this episode of Reality Cast, I’ll be covering all the other states besides Texas that are dialing up the restrictions on abortion. Well, and Texas, just not as much. A policy analyst from Guttmacher will be on to help!

 

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‘Vaginal Organisms’ a Justification for North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Anti-Abortion Bill

North Carolina state Rep. Pat McElraft (R-Carteret) explains why she supports SB 353, a motorcycle safety bill that contains anti-abortion amendments. Video cut from WRAL.com livestream. Read more here.

 

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Battles Over Women’s Reproductive Rights Rage All Over Nation

RH Reality Check Editor in Chief, Jodi Jacobson, joined Sonali Kolhatkar on Uprising radio to discuss the more than 40 anti-woman bills that have passed state legislatures in 2013, with a special focus on Texas, Wisconsin, and North Carolina.

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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill Passes House, Will Protect Women From ‘Vaginal Organisms,’ Says Supporter

The North Carolina house voted 74-41 Thursday to pass SB 353.

During the debate on the motorcycle safety act Thursday, the subject of motorcycles only entered the debate once. “I own a motorcycle,” said state Rep. Beverly Earle. “I want to let my motorcycle buddies know when I vote against this, it has nothing to do with them.”

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