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Baltimore’s Limited-Service Pregnancy Centers Disclaimers Bill signed into law

Today, the Limited-Service Pregnancy Disclaimers Bill was signed into Baltimore law. The bill ensures that women who enter Baltimore area Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) hoping to find access to birth control, information about a potential pregnancy, or referrals to abortion providers will be immediately informed if those services are not available.

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Terry v. Newman

The dispute between Randall Terry and Troy Newman sheds light on the way that activism can satisfy a person’s hunger for attention and influence—how it can become a power trip.

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Who Are You Calling Baby Killer?

Before it was used as an anti-choice accusation, the phrase “baby killer” was hurled at American soldiers returning from Vietnam in the 60s and the 70s.

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Des Moines Anti-Choicer Hopes to Free Alleged Tiller Assassin

A Des Moines anti-abortion activist has had repeated contact with the man accused of killing Kansas doctor George Tiller in May, and is even working on a legal strategy for him that he believes will result in acquittal.

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Palin Still Finds Fans in Anti-Choice Movement

Anti-abortion activists are ecstatic about the possibility that Palin, freed from the duties and turmoils of office, could become a historic leader and spokeswoman for their cause.

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Prosecution of Clinic Violence Lagged Under Bush

The Bush Administration rarely used the existing law to prevent and combat violence against clinics and providers of abortion and other reproductive health services.

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Musgrave Drains Campaign Funds to Train Anti-Choice Activists

The national antiabortion group, Susan B. Anthony List, is the recipient of a cool 50 grand courtesy of defeated U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave’s campaign fund.

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Operation Rescue, Jill Stanek: Only Too Happy to Aid and Abet

Anti-choice groups across the nation are busy insisting that since they didn’t personally pull the trigger, their protests, harassment, and hate speech are not to blame for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Yet some anti-choice activists — even now — seem only too happy to aid and abet the crazy ones who will resort to violence.

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The “Pro-Life” Movement’s Hot Rhetoric and All-Out Lies

One of the most contentious issues now in the news, in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, is how much moral culpability the anti-choice movement bears for motivating the man who took Dr. Tiller’s life.

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Now We Know: Homeland Security Report on Religious Extremism Prescient

The Department of Homeland Security report on right-wing extremism, far from being an offensive attack on Christians and anti-choice activists, was remarkably timely and accurate.

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