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West Virginia Anti-Choice Doctor’s Complaint Against Nurse-Midwife Is Dismissed

Two South Dakota bills that would have imposed severe restrictions on abortion procedures as well as penalties on abortion providers, including possible life in prison, will not move forward in the legislature.

A complaint from anti-choice advocate Dr. Byron Calhoun arguing that criminal charges should be brought against a nurse-midwife whose patient needed an emergency cesarean section has been dismissed by the state’s nursing board.

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STOKING FIRE: Increase in Legal Abortions in South Africa Galvanizes Anti-Choicers

Anti-choicers protest in South Africa using familiar tactics. (frontline.org.za)

Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa’s health minister, reported that 77,771 legal abortions were performed in 2011, a 31 percent increase over 2010. This statistic has rattled the country’s growing anti-abortion movement, sending it into a frenzy of activity to roll back the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act passed 16 years ago.

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State Legislatures Increasingly Provide Tax-Payer Funding of Non-Medical Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Advertising for a Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC).

Low cost loans, tax credits for pregnancy centers? Anti-choice activists are going far beyond license plates now.

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Wisconsin Public Defender Forces Teen to Go to Care Net CPC for Counseling

A CareNet crisis pregnancy center.

Is the state of Wisconsin forcing public defenders to in turn force teens to go to crisis pregnancy centers for counseling?

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