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Alabama Republicans Push ‘Heartbeat,’ ‘Personhood’ Abortion Bans

So-called heartbeat abortion bans have been repeatedly found to be unconstitutional because they seek to ban the procedure months before the point at which a fetus is viable.

So-called heartbeat abortion bans have been repeatedly found to be unconstitutional because they seek to ban the procedure months before the point at which a fetus is viable.

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New Mexico Senate Committee Rejects GOP’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

Supporters of the anti-choice legislation twice invoked a Doritos Super Bowl ad that depicted an animated fetus.

Supporters of the anti-choice legislation twice invoked a Doritos Super Bowl ad that depicted an animated fetus.

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Anti-Choice Group: End Abortion Access in Colorado Springs After Deadly Clinic Shooting

Personhood USA, which has backed three failed "personhood" ballot initiatives in Colorado, is organizing a municipal initiative for Colorado Springs.

Personhood USA, which has backed three failed “personhood” ballot initiatives in Colorado, is organizing a municipal initiative for Colorado Springs.

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Washington State GOP Advances ‘Sex-Selective’ Abortion Ban

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Language in the anti-choice bill doesn’t indicate how an abortion provider is to determine the reason the patient has chosen to receive abortion care.

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White Republicans Have Pushed 90 Percent of 2016’s Anti-Choice Bills

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

Anti-choice legislation proliferates most in states with GOP-held legislatures, and the vast majority of bills are sponsored by Republican lawmakers.

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Florida GOP’s Proposed Abortion Ban Inspires Racist Testimony

Republicans in Florida are moving forward with multiple bills aimed at restricting abortion access. One of the bills' advocates gave a racially charged testimony in support of the anti-choice measures.

Republicans in Florida are moving forward with multiple bills aimed at restricting abortion access. One of the bills’ advocates gave a racially charged testimony in support of the anti-choice measures.

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Anti-Choicers’ Single-Minded Quest to Turn Disabled People Into Political Pawns

Although individual states have attempted to ban abortions that are supposedly motivated by diagnoses of fetal disabilities, the latest move by the Americans United for Life represents a push to expand that strategy to legislatures nationwide.

Although individual states have attempted to ban abortions that are supposedly motivated by diagnoses of fetal disabilities, the latest move by the Americans United for Life represents a push to expand that strategy to legislatures nationwide.

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South Dakota GOP Proposes Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Ban

South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.

South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.

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Supreme Court Won’t Revive Radical Six-Week Abortion Ban

A federal district court judge in April 2014 permanently blocked the law, considered to be among the most extreme in the United States.

A federal district court judge in April 2014 permanently blocked the law, considered to be among the most extreme in the United States.

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Abortion Is a Social Good—So Let’s Start Treating It Like One

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

Beyond a claim to the moral upper hand, framing safe and legal access to abortion as a social good can help us win. One example of this was the Respect ABQ Women campaign in November 2013, in which Albuquerque, New Mexico, voters defeated an attempt to ban abortion access after 20 weeks.

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