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Morning Roundup: Santorum, Alaska Parental Notification, Sporty HIV-Testing

Rick Santorum’s presidential bid; estrogen-tainted water; more on the Pope and condoms; Alaska’s parental notification law; HIV-testing at sporting events; and the Governor of Guam vetoes an anti-choice bill that’s not anti-choice enough.

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Alaska Says Yes to Murkowski, No to Palin (And Joe Miller)

Sarah Palin’s Alaska belongs to Senator Lisa Murkowski now. The Republican who ran an independent write-in campaign against Tea Party and Sarah Palin-backed candidate Republican Joe Miller will serve another term as U.S. Senator for Alaska.

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Roundup: Why the Alaska Senate Race May Be All About Abortion Again

Throwing Amendment 2 into the mix to get a radically conservative primary winner worked so well that anti-abortion activists appear to be planning a repeat for the general.

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Roundup: Did Measure 2 Sink Murkowski’s Campaign?

Did not enough open support of Measure 2 cost an incumbent her race, and is she going to come back as an independent?  Plus, what is “parental notification law abuse,” anyway?

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Alaska Passes Parental Notification In Tuesday Primary

Alaska’s Measure 2 will require all teens under 18 seeking abortions tell their parents 48 hours before the procedure, or get judicial bypass.

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Roundup: Catching Up With Alaska’s Parental Notification Battle

RHRealityCheck’s Pamela Meritt is on her way to Alaska to learn more about the attempt to pass a parental notification law in the state this November, so here’s an amendment update.

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Roundup: Family Planning in the Philippines? Not If The Church Can Help It

Philippine President Aquino wants to provide birth control to his nation, but the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines says “no way.”

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Roundup: Insurance in Lousiana, Machines in Michigan, And a Lot of Governor Talk

More state restrictions on abortion from insurance crack-downs to mandating new equipment, and a whole lot of governor talk.

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Roundup: Alaska Governor Feeling the Heat on KidCare Veto

Governor Parnell is refusing a special session to reconsider his veto on expanding healthcare for the poor. Is he too busy meeting with Focus on the Family?

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Roundup: Alaskans to Decide on Parental Notification Law While Governor Cuts Healthcare to Kids

The Alaska Supreme Court decides that the signature gathering was not so flawed that the parental notification act can’t go on the ballot, while the governor refuses to expand healthcare for women and pregnant children.

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