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Teen Tanning and Abortions Go Together In Connecticut

An amendment to add a parental consent for abortions law kills a law that would require consent for teens who want to use a tanning bed.

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House Bill Would Decimate Women’s Health Care in Cities and Rural Areas, Governors and Mayor Say

The Governors of Connecticut and Vermont and the Mayor of New York City described the devastating effects the GOP’s cuts to Title X and Planned Parenthood would have on women in their states.

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Morning Roundup: Emergency! Women Must Be Forced into Ultrasounds

Two men can be listed on the birth certificates of their twins in Connecticut, Saletan looks at the Gosnell case, the “state of the unborn,” Rep. Smith’s new protected class of people, and Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) declares forced ultrasound bill to be an “emergency.”

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Majority of Sexually Active Teens in Connecticut Use Condoms; Rates of Teen Sex Decline

Although there are still signs that comprehensive sex ed is necessary, a growing number of teens report engaging in less risky sexual behavior.

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Reproductive and Sexual Health in the States: Two Steps Forward, Several Steps Back

By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010.

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Connecticut Bishops Not the Victims

Connecticut Catholic Bishops' claim that they are the real victims of new legislation that stops Connecticut hospitals from denying emergency contraception to women who have been raped.

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