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Nebraska Attorney General Has Close Relationship With Extreme Anti-Choice Group

A recent investigation by RH Reality Check demonstrates that Nebraska’s attorney general, like numerous others throughout the country, has particularly close relationships with extreme sections of the anti-choice movement, and that many extreme right-wing and fundamentalist Christian groups enjoy a high degree of access with government officials.

A recent investigation by RH Reality Check demonstrates that Nebraska’s attorney general, like numerous others throughout the country, has particularly close relationships with extreme sections of the anti-choice movement, and that many extreme right-wing and fundamentalist Christian groups enjoy a high degree of access with government officials.

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GOP Candidates Debate Positions on Abortion in Alaska

At a forum sponsored by Alaska Family Action, an affiliate of the anti-choice group Focus on the Family, three Republican state senate candidates debated their positions on reproductive rights.

At a forum sponsored by Alaska Family Action, an affiliate of the anti-choice group Focus on the Family, three Republican state senate candidates debated their positions on reproductive rights.

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South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Cutting Colleges’ Funding Over LGBT Books

A South Carolina house committee has passed a budget that includes fiscal punishment for two state-funded schools that assigned "gay-themed" books to students.

A South Carolina house committee has passed a budget that includes fiscal punishment for two state-funded schools that assigned “gay-themed” books to students.

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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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Pro-Choice, Anti-Choice Groups Do Last Minute Campaign Push

Emily's List members, endorsing Maggie Hassan. Photo: Emily's List.

Both sides focus on key campaigns as get out the vote efforts increase.

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Crusading Against Condoms, from Matchsticks to Mental Health Issues

Condemning condom use sure is popular this week, as Focus on the Family (located in Colorado Spring, site of devasatating wildfires this month) compares condom distribution to giving children matches as toys.

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Susan B. Anthony List Opens Anti-Guttmacher Research Center to Push Polls That Support Their Agenda

Image taken from the SBA List website.

Oh hey!  Looks like the anti-choice folks found a new way to come up with their own set of “facts”!

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From Hate to Love: Why “40 Days of Prayer” is Under Attack by the Christian Right

“40 Days of Prayer,” an effort by the pro-choice religious organization, Faith Aloud, has become the target of a vitriolic campaign by the Christian right.  But Faith Aloud is determined to turn the hatred into love, through ongoing support of women in need of abortion care.

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Focus On The Family Tebows The Playoffs

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The Broncos lose to the Patriots. Does that mean God didn’t like His new ad?

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Focus On The Family Says It’s Reaching Out To Abortion Rights Groups…You Know, The Other Ones

According to the FOF spokesman, it’s too “delicate” to say who, exactly.

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