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Holding Gov. McCrory to His Campaign Promise

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

As anti-choice bills fly through the legislature, we are counting on Gov. McCrory to stand up to the anti-choice leadership in the legislature and make good on his campaign promise to not support any new restrictions on abortion access.

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Two More Anti-Science, Anti-Choice Bills Make Their Way Through the North Carolina Legislature

The Obama administration once again bends over backwards to accommodate "religious institutions" at the expense of religious freedom and public health, with unknown consequences down the line.

A bill that would curb minors’ access to certain medical procedures has gone back to committee, but the North Carolina legislature remains intent on codifying anti-choice ideology.

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Would a North Carolina Bill Ban Minors From Buying Pregnancy Tests? (UPDATED)

The North Carolina legislature would rather see teens face unplanned pregnancies, untreated STIs, and chemical dependency issues than allow them to receive any form of health care without a parent's approval.

The North Carolina legislature would rather see teens face unplanned pregnancies, untreated STIs, and chemical dependency issues than allow them to receive any form of health care without a parent’s approval.

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North Carolina ‘Gender-Selection Abortion’ Ban Passes House Committee, Pushed by GOP Leader

As the bill winds its way through the legislature and inevitably stops at the desk of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, he will once more be faced with whether to uphold his campaign promise and refuse to sign laws restriction abortion access.

The sponsor of the ban on alleged gender-selection abortions is no stranger to abortion restrictions.

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Will the Governor of North Carolina Keep His Word and Reject Abortion Restrictions?

As the bill winds its way through the legislature and inevitably stops at the desk of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, he will once more be faced with whether to uphold his campaign promise and refuse to sign laws restriction abortion access.

Advocates predict that Gov. McCrory may “[keep] his word in a literal sense, while absolutely scamming North Carolina voters in every other sense.”

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State Policy Trends 2013: Abortion Bans Move to the Forefront

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Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.

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North Carolina Legislature Proposes TRAP Law Requiring Unnecessary Admitting Privileges

North Carolina governor Pat McCrory

The governor promised he would not sign any new abortion restrictions. Will he keep his word?

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North Carolina Considers Bill to Teach School Children Abortion Causes Preterm Birth

School children will learn that abortion causes preterm birth if a new bill becomes law.

School children will learn that abortion causes preterm birth if a new bill becomes law.

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YWA 2013 Nominee: Angelique Roché

Angelique Roché

When I stumbled into the world of politics and policy after law school I was surprised to see the dearth of women. In particular, there was lack of African American and multiracial women in elected office or even working on the issues that affected women and minorities the most.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina to Consider Truth in Advertising Crisis Pregnancy Center Law

(original photo via Think Progress)

First, one city. Maybe later the whole state?

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