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South Carolina House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

The South Carolina State House.

The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a ban on abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation on Wednesday, advancing the bill to the state senate and making South Carolina one of three states that are actively pursuing such a ban this year.

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Mississippi Senate Amends 20-Week Abortion Ban, Making It an 18-Week Ban

The Mississippi Senate amended a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks' gestation to move the cutoff two weeks earlier, to 18 weeks. The bill will now return to the state house for consideration.

The Mississippi Senate amended a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation to move the cutoff two weeks earlier, to 18 weeks. The bill will now return to the state house for consideration.

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Anti-Abortion Political Group to Target Vulnerable Democrats in ‘Toss-Up’ States

The Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List will go after vulnerable Democratic senators in conservative Southern states during this mid-term election season.

According to the Associated Press, the Susan B. Anthony List’s political action committee plans to spend around $10 million on this election.

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Commissioners Vote Down 20-Week Abortion Ban in New Mexico County

After a proposed ordinance banning abortion after 20 weeks' gestation was defeated in Albuquerque, another proposed 20-week abortion ban in neighboring Valencia County has also been defeated.

After a proposed ordinance banning abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation was defeated in Albuquerque, another proposed 20-week abortion ban in neighboring Valencia County has also been defeated.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Review Arizona’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

The Supreme Court's decision leaves in place a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling permanently blocking the law from taking effect.

The Supreme Court’s decision leaves in place a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling permanently blocking the law from taking effect.

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Texas Health Services Cherry-Picks Its Facts in Codifying State’s Omnibus Anti-Abortion Law

"Protestors sing 'we're not gonna take it' after Governor Perry signed HB 2 into law.

Texas’ Department of State Health Services relied on cherry-picked facts and unsubstantiated rumors when it explained its reasoning behind the codification of the state’s new omnibus anti-abortion law.

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Supreme Court Meets to Consider Taking Up Challenge to ‘Roe’

Attorneys for Arizona hope the Roberts Court will uphold the state's 20-week abortion ban, and will overrule Roe v. Wade in doing so.

Attorneys for Arizona hope the Roberts Court will uphold the state’s 20-week abortion ban, and will overrule Roe v. Wade in doing so.

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Lindsey Graham to Sponsor 20-Week Abortion Ban in Senate

With a potentially tough Republican primary ahead of him, Sen. Lindsey Graham (pictured above) took the lead on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization--after Sen. Marco Rubio turned down the opportunity.

The bill, a companion to the House’s HR 1797, would ban abortions after 20 weeks in all 50 states.

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Trent Franks, GOP Revive War on Women at House Hearing on 20-Week Abortion Ban

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks at  the hearing today, June 12, 2013.

The GOP bill would ban all abortions after 20 weeks, irrespective of the circumstances faced by women and their families, and removing medical decisions from the hands of women and their doctors.

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Kentucky House Committee Strikes Down Six Anti-Choice Bills

After what feels like years on the defensive, reproductive rights advocates pushed ahead with proposed federal protections for reproductive rights.

While many legislatures are moving full steam ahead to pass abortion restrictions, Kentucky is knocking down anti-choice bills.

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