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Yes They Can’t: Right Wing Fundamentalists Taste Change

Some in the anti-choice establishment have cautiously stuck a toe onto the common ground that Obama has suggested is findable. The Old Guard, by contrast, is inspired in another way.

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Roundup: Republican Party Should Keep Supporting Human Life Amendment, Says Bush; Wonkette on Teen Birth Rate

Family planning services for low-income women on the chopping block in Washington state; Republicans should continue to support Human Life Amendment, says Bush; Arizona to allow anti-choice license plates; Christian Defense Coalition to protest at inauguration; some Asian immigrants use medical technology to ensure sons; Wonkette on teen birth rate.

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Roundup: Young Evangelicals Support Cizik; Texas Governor Supports Anti-Choice License Plates

Texas Governor supports anti-choice license plates; young evangelicals support Richard Cizik; Illinois Supreme Court will hear pharmacists wanting to refuse to provide emergency contraception; opposition to Warren evidence of a “homosexual desire to silence the church,” says Tony Perkins.

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Putting Another Anti-Abortion Myth to Bed

In the wake of the crushing defeat of the South Dakota and Colorado ballot measures to ban abortion, anti-choice activists can no longer say that the “people haven’t spoken” on the right to abortion.

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The Pro-Lie Movement Targets Hillary

The “Susan B. Anthony List” claims Clinton, as Obama’s Secretary of State, will “promote abortion” around the world, because of her support for UNFPA.

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VIDEO: Anti-Choice Myths About Condoms, Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Two new Reality Check videos – debunking anti-choice myths about condoms and crisis pregnancy centers.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Plan “Welcome” to White House for First Family

Christian anti-abortion activists announced a plan to chalk the sidewalks near 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with “pro-life messages and pictures” to greet the new first family as they settle into their White House digs.

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Roundup: Medical Students Decide Whether to Become Abortion Provider; RH Groups Set Priorities

Washington Post examines abortion provider training; EMILY’s List staffer to be White House communications director; Reuters examines priorities of reproductive health groups; Raleigh News-Observers editorializes in favor of “common ground” approaches on abortion.

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Roundup: For Some Anti-Choicers, “Compromise Means Betrayal”

USA Today editorializes in favor of new anti-choice strategy to reduce rather than outlaw abortion; female majority in the New Hampshire state Senate; former NARAL legal director to advise President-Elect Obama.

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Oklahoma’s Ultrasound Fantasy World

Ultrasound laws are based not in science, but in a fantasy world where women are stupid, doctors are deceptive, and misogynist lawmakers are the saviors of women.

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