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Georgia Right-To-Life Strongarms On 20-Week Ban While OB Calls Bill “Heartless”

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Doctors are speaking out against a proposed 20-week abortion ban in Georgia, but anti-choice activists are making sure Republicans don’t waiver.

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Roundup: Do Anti-Choice Endorsements Hold Any Weight?

Anti-choice groups have been eager to flex their political muscle during the 2010 elections.  This summer, we should be able to learn how effective that muscle really is.

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Roundup: Are Georgia Voters Getting Tired of Abortion Talk?

Republican candidates for governor are attacking each other on abortion, and voters are getting annoyed.  Plus, Colorado Personhood has a new mascot: a fictitious slave.

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Pro-Woman Victory: Georgia Abortion Restriction Bill Defeated

Yesterday, SB 529, the so-called “OB/GYN Criminalization and Racial Discrimination Act,” died in the Rules Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives on the last day of Georgia’s legislative session.

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Roundup: Newsweek Responds Again, Florida Continues Ultrasound Fight

Florida resumes debate on ultrasound bill, which could get vetoed by the newly made “non-Republican” Gov. Crist. Newsweek goes for “round two” over pro-choice activists.

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Roundup: When Anti-Choice Bills Go Badly For Activists

South Carolina anti-choice legislators can’t seem to get together for a bill to add a 24-hour waiting period while the Georgia House Speaker doesn’t seem to be onboard with the Georgia Right to Life’s goal for a constitutional challenge to Roe v Wade.

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Roundup: Huckabee Weighs in on Georgia Abortion Bill

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is on a bit of a roll lately. Last week he said that gay couples shouldn’t be allowed to adopt and now says women need to be protected from having abortions.

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Stoking Fire: Stoking Conspiracies

The extreme right-wing is catching fire. And the anti-choice movement is adopting the paranoia, conspiracy theories and extremist rhetoric of hate groups.

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A Right to Life for the Living

The Tuskegee Syphilis Study used a black nurse to gain the trust of black men targeted by the study. Georgia’s largest antiabortion group, Georgia Right to Life, is employing a similar strategy, using a black outreach coordinator, Catherine Davis, in a predominantly white organization.

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