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AMENDED: Second Trimester Abortion Restrictions Are Not an Option: Response to Saletan and Kissling

When leaders in the pro-choice movement start to speculate about restricting abortion rights to appease the anti-choice movement, they have lost sight of what the pro-choice movement is about: respecting women as moral decision makers.

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“How May I Help You?” Baird Bardarson, MD: Loss of a Champion

Dr. Baird Bardarson of Seattle and Whidbey Island, Washington, was a true champion, pioneer, humanitarian, and heroic abortion provider. His loss cuts very deeply for our community of abortion providers.

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STOKING FIRE: Donuts, Candy Canes, Fetuses and Free Speech in New Mexico

In Roswell, New Mexico, a group of high schoolers is demanding that the Roswell Independent School District [RISD] permit them to distribute anti-choice messages to their teachers and peers.

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Kudos To Jill Stanek for Taking a Stand on “Wanted Posters”

Today, Jill Stanek stood up for life, for justice and for civil disagreement in our political discourse by calling on Flip Benham of Operation Save America to discard those “Wanted” posters he has been circulating of doctors who provide abortion care.

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Arizona Ruling May Drastically Decrease Access to Abortion In the State

Arizona is taking advantage of a shortage of qualified doctors to provide roadblocks that could drastically delay a woman’s chance for a safe, legal abortion.

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For Dr. Tiller: Bring Only Love

We who are pro-choice have got to change the rhetoric that surrounds issues of reproductive justice and legitimizes the intimidation, harassment, and even murder of providers.  If we can do that we can help civilize the atmosphere of the country as a whole.

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Michigan Senate Passes New Ultrasound Law; Mandates Type of Technology Used

Not happy enough with just a regular ultrasound law, Michigan senate has now even placed restrictions on the type of machine that can be used.

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My Morning As a Clinic Escort

Back in April, I promised myself if I got pregnant I would go clinic escorting once I was huge and obviously pregnant.  Now, almost six months later, I felt like it was time to follow through on my promise.

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Thanks to Medication Abortion, An Increasing Share of Abortions Take Place By or Before Nine Weeks

Ten years ago tomorrow (September 28th, 2010) the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the use of mifepristone along with misoprostol for early term abortions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control show that while the incidence of abortion has remained steady, the share of those performed very early in pregnancy has increased.

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Intrusive Nebraska Law Deemed Unconstitutional

A U.S. District Court has issued a final ruling declaring Nebraska’s recently enacted and misleadingly named “Women’s Health Protection Act” unconstitutional.

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