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State-Level 2012 Retrospective: Second-Highest Number of Abortion Restrictions Ever

Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.

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Ohio House Health Committee Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

Protesters outside Ohio hearing. Photo: Taken by @joingles, via Think Progress.

When your citizens vote pro-woman, it must be time to cut the family planning money.

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Morning Roundup: New Hampshire Likes Same Sex Marriage, Thank You Very Much

New Hampshire does not want to repeal its marriage law, Nebraska may increase family planning funding, the elimination of Title X, young moms need career support, and Republican use of abortion as political manipulation.

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New Jersey Governor Vetoes Family Planning Funds Again

The on again, off again family planning funding in New Jersey appears to once more be off again thanks to a governor’s veto.

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