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Georgia Regulators Try to Funnel Fine to Crisis Pregnancy Center

Despite warnings from the state attorney general's office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.

Despite warnings from the state attorney general’s office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.

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Ohio Judge Rules Abortion Protests Outside Evangelical Church Must Move

Banner posted by Vineyard Columbus in response to protesters standing outside the church.

Anti-choice protesters in Ohio have targeted Vineyard Columbus, one of the largest churches in the state, arguing the church has not done enough in the fight against abortion.

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How Can the Constitution Protect Threats to Abortion Providers?

A federal judge concluded that Angel Dillard's letter to abortion provider Dr. Mila Means, which warned Means she should check her car for explosives, is protected speech, demonstrating the challenges in keeping clinics, staff, and patients safe.

A federal judge concluded that Angel Dillard’s letter to abortion provider Dr. Mila Means, which warned Means she should check her car for explosives, is protected speech, demonstrating the challenges in keeping clinics, staff, and patients safe.

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The Battle Over ‘I Love Boobies’

While a federal court may have found "I Love Boobies" bracelets protected under the First Amendment, so students can wear them to school, the court of public opinion still takes issue with such campaigns—many people find them toxic to the overall breast cancer conversation.

While a federal court may have found “I Love Boobies” bracelets protected under the First Amendment, so students can wear them to school, the court of public opinion still takes issue with such campaigns—many people find them toxic to the overall breast cancer conversation.

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Obama Administration Files Amicus Brief Backing Legislative Prayer

The Obama administration sided with Republican lawmakers in states like Indiana and Texas to back the practice of prayer at government meetings.

The Obama administration sided with Republican lawmakers in states like Indiana and Texas to back the practice of prayer at government meetings.

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Supreme Court Lets Stand Order Blocking Graphic Anti-Abortion Signs in Presence of Children

This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans' obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to review a state supreme court order barring protesters with graphic anti-abortion signs from protesting outside a church and in the presence of children.

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Judge Rules North Carolina Can’t Sell “Choose Life” License Plates Without Offering Pro-Choice Option

photo courtesy of Madeleline_H via Flickr

A federal judge ruled the state’s “choose life” license plates violate the First Amendment since there is no option in support of abortion rights.

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It Is Time to Chase the Monsters from Our Bedrooms for Once and for All

Last night I had a nightmare and awoke to a realization.  The time has come for us to band together to chase the monsters from our nation’s bedrooms for once and for all.

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(VIDEO) O’Donnell’s Frightening Display of Ignorance About the Constitution

Government by empty talking point.  It’s a scene right out of Orwell’s 1984.  Christine O’Donnell, who is actually running for Senate and espouses a “strict constructionist view” of the Constitution, does not appear to know the first thing about on what basis that construction stands. It’s hard to know what to say.  Ya gotta watch the video.

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Ankhorite Deep in the Weeds

Women “cannot be allowed” to be heathenish and hedonistic… and a defense of Dr. Tiller, along with crowepps’ funny summary of Christian sexual theology.

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