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North Dakota, Steubenville, and Getting Government Out of Your Crotch

On this episode of Reality Cast, I’ll talk to anthology editor Sari Botton on getting a conservative government out of your crotch. North Dakota looks at a ban on abortion at 6 weeks of pregnancy, and the Steubenville rapists are found guilty in juvenile court.

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What North Dakota and Mississippi Reveal About Anti-Choice NIMBYism and Hypocrisy

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Make no mistake, efforts to ban abortion have nothing to do with fetal life but are simply a symbolic gesture to enshrine fundamentalist piety about sex and gender roles into law, and punish those who don’t obey.

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Slew of Anti-Choice Bills Headed to North Dakota Governor’s Desk, But Not ‘Personhood’ (CORRECTED)

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New bills to close the only North Dakota abortion clinic and ban abortion at 20 weeks are now headed to the governor, but “personhood” did not get approved, despite earlier reports.

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Not Content With Heartbeat Ban, North Dakota Antis Push Personhood, Eliminate Sex Ed Funds (UPDATED)

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North Dakota is doubling down on the baby-making this year by sticking amendments forbidding sex-ed programs into anti-abortion bills.

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State Senator Admits Outside Interests Involved in North Dakota Anti Abortion Bills

State Senator Margaret Sitte and Dr. Kristen Cain debate the abortion restriction bills in North Dakota. Sen. Sitte stumbles and admits outside interests are behind the unconstitutional abortion bills and are willing to spend millions to take the right to choose from North Dakotans.

Watch the full, original at News Valley Live.

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North Dakota Heartbeat Ban: Will the Governor Sign? And Does it Matter?

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The governor of North Dakota has three days to sign a heartbeat ban into law, but that might not matter. Even among anti-choice legal experts, it’s a given that the bill won’t ever stop anyone from getting an abortion.

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Move Over, Arkansas, North Dakota Is Ready to Outdo You on Anti-Choice Extremism

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Arkansas’s brief moment as the most anti-choice state in the country is about to end as North Dakota anti-choice extremists push forward on several bills.

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Will the North Dakota Legislature Pass a Heartbeat Ban This Week?

The ban received a hearing during the regular session, but now anti-choice activists would like to see it receive a vote.

Arkansas recently approved the earliest abortion ban in the nation, but it may not hold that distinction for long.

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Hospital in North Dakota Says Abortion Care So Safe It Does Not Meet Criteria for Admitting Privileges

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Abortions in North Dakota are so safe that a doctor can’t get privileges to a hospital. How can a TRAP bill claim it is about women’s health?

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Confronting Abortion Stigma

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Abortion stigma is a form of gender discrimination and punishment, and it represents social control of both women who need abortions and providers who provide them.

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