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Women Bear Burden of Extremist Effort to Undermine Roe v. Wade

Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, talks with Rachel Maddow on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade about the hardships women are forced to endure in some states to exercise their right to an abortion because of state laws designed to undermine that right.

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Wyoming Kills Heartbeat Bill While Arkansas Proposes Their Own

Senator Jason Rapert. (Arkansas Times)

If you strike one down, two more shall grow back in its place.

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Texas Abortion Drug Bill Could Mean More Side Effects and Higher Costs

A pharmacist with Mifepristone.

A GOP lawmaker is looking to make Texas the latest state to restrict the use of abortion medications in a way that some experts warn could increase the drugs’ side effects while making them more expensive.

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Republican “Rape Caucus” Suffers Heavy Losses

Rachel Maddow reviews the litany of Republicans who made the mistake of expressing their offensive ignorance about rape and/or women’s bodies out loud in public and notes that the American voting public rejected them at the ballot box.

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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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More Pressure on Catholic Voters: Priests and Bishops Tell Parishoners Their Souls Are in Danger

Photo: BreitBart.com.

Catholic bishops continue to try and exert their will on religious voters.

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NPLA “Spousal Consent for Abortion” Questionnaire Shows Up In North Dakota

The group wouldn’t say what other states it was targetting, but they aren’t just in Kansas anymore.

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North Dakota Senate Race Up in the Air as Polls Show Competing Numbers

Heitkamp (left) and Berg. Photo: AP File Photos via MPR News.

A variety of polls show a race that is still all over the map.

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As 40 Days For Life Launches, Red River Clinic Prepares to Fight Back

The newest wave of the anti-choice sidewalk harassment campaign is about to begin. This year, Red River Women’s Clinic is ready.

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North Dakota Senate Candidate Remains Quiet on “Life In Prison” Abortion Vote

Congressman Rick Berg. Photo: Berg.House.Gov.

Congressman Rick Berg hasn’t seen abortion become much of an issue in his campaign, primarily because he believes North Dakota voters are on his side.

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