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ACLU, Kansas Continue Battle Over Abortion in Insurance

U.S. District Judge Wesley Brown. Photo: Daily Mail News.

The group is arguing against a blocked injunction on banning insurance coverage for abortion procedures.

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In Pursuit of Health Care and Justice: My Day in Court with the ACLU

An ACLU’s suit against Kansas private insurance abortion ban focuses on three points: The law acts as an unconstitutional tax on women, it serves no legitimate state interest, and it constitutes gender discrimination.

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ACLU Sues North Carolina Over Anti-Choice License Plates

The group argues that the state can’t only let anti-choice sentiments ride the bumper.

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Roundup: Kyl’s “Not Factual” Statement Removed From Congressional Record

Senator Kyl removes his “not intended to be factual” statement about Planned Parenthood from the Congressional Record; Minnesota state representative finds United Church of Christ minister and ACLU “disgusting;” and an anti-choice group demands that a state-funded teen sexual health site be shut down.

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Roundup: ACLU Suing Alabama Prisons for Treatment of HIV-Positive Prisoners

Wisconsin library will show the anti-choice documentary, U.S. House committee passes bill preventing pre-tax dollars from being spend on abortion, ACLU sues Alabama prisons, and Virginia governor asks for abortion to be excluded from state insurance exchanges.

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Pregnant Women Need Support, Not Prison

Indiana charged a pregnant woman who attempted suicide with murder and attempted feticide. Here’s why the state has taken the law too far.

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Enough Is Enough: The Latest South Dakota Attack on Women’s Access to Abortion Goes Too Far

Recently, an extreme bill sailed through the South Dakota legislature, which places unprecedented restrictions on access to abortion care.

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Really, Mr. President?

President Obama’s statement on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade includes many important sentiments. But, to me, it is most striking for what it fails to say: nowhere does the statement mention the word “abortion.”

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(UPDATED) Life-Saving Hospital May No Longer Consider Itself Catholic

Bishop Thomas Olmstead offically revokes St. Joseph’s Hospital of its status as a Catholic hospital because it dared to save the life of a young mother of four – with an emergency abortion.

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Afternoon Roundup: CNN Asks “Is She A Hero Or A Danger?”

A woman births her fourth child at home, against the wishes of her doctor, after having had three prior c-sections and being told she’d need to have another; The ACLU urges the superintendent of the California school district where a young teen committed suicide from anti-gay bullying, to do something about it; and reproductive justice advocates in Minnesota fear they are in for a rough haul this upcoming legislative session.

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