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Virginia Lawmakers Put 20-Week Abortion Ban on Hold

Tarina Keene. NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia/flickr.

Citing “constitutional issues,” the bill has been tabled for now.

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Who Is James Teilborg?

Judge James Teilborg.

The New Republic has a fascinating article about the man who may change the course of a woman’s right to choose.

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Lee Wants to Protect Computers and Fetuses by Throwing D.C. Abortion Ban on Cybersecurity Bill

Utah Sen. Mike Lee. Politico

If you can’t pass a bill yourself, there’s always something else you can tag it on to.

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Center For Reproductive Rights, ACLU File Suit Against Arizona 20-Week Gestation Ban

Janet Crepps. FirstPost.

The two groups are challenging the country’s most restrictive so-called “fetal pain” ban yet.

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to House GOP: Stop Bullying D.C. Women With Your Far Right Views

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton

As the House Judiciary Committee prepares to mark up the D.C. 20-week abortion ban, the District’s sole representative tells the GOP to stop using the women of the city as their pawns.

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Idaho Trial Over “Unlawful Abortion” Could Have National Repercussions

Jennie Linn McCormack. Robyn Twomey/Newsweek

Will the McCormack/Hearn lawsuit open up access to abortion for everyone?

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Obama Campaign TV Ad Targets Romney’s Pledge to Support Fetal Pain Ban With No Exceptions for Rape, Incest

The presidential campaign has diverted from Bain for a bit to note Romney’s lack of support for women’s reproductive rights.

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McKillip Defends His 20-Week No-Exceptions Abortion Ban on Specious Grounds

Image & video via the AthensPatch.

I know I always let the insurance folk make my medical decisions.

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Georgia 20-Week Ban Sponsor Criticized Over Bill By Primary Rival

Rep. Doug McKillip

Is McKillip’s anti-choice advocacy coming back to haunt him?

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Rep. Trent Franks Plays From His Own Set of “Facts”

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There is a medical consensus on fetal pain, but it’s not the one Franks is pushing.

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