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Anti-Choice Medical Malpractice Shields Threaten to Permanently Alter Medical Care for Women

Among the new restrictions appearing in anti-choice bills nationwide, it is the medical malpractice liability shields that have the potential to alter, perhaps permanently, women’s relationship with the civil justice system and their status as patients.

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Georgia Legislator: “We Are Going to Save a Thousand Babies”

The author of the 20 week ban may have somewhat unrealistic hopes.

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Georgia Brings Back 20 Week Ban With “Compromise,” Fistfights and Protests Ensue

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Thank goodness the Republican legislators found a compromise in restricting women’s rights that they could all feel comfortable with.

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Georgia Lawmaker Calls Medical Experts Testifying Against Abortion Ban “Liars”

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Now politicians honestly believe they not only know more than doctors, but that doctors are lying if they don’t agree.

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Georgia Senate Passes Abortion Ban In State Insurance Plan to “Make a Statement”

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The bill’s sponsor says it won’t stop any abortions, but pushed the legislation anyway.

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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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Georgia Considers Fertilized Egg As Person Measure While Personhood Mississippi Makes A PAC

Looks like the so-called “personhood” campaign is spreading even further.

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Georgia Rep. Bobby Franklin Found Dead

The Georgia Congressman who advocated investigating miscarriages was found dead earlier today.

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Roundup: Georgia Eliminating State Funds for Domestic Violence Prevention

Georgia will use federal TANF money for domestic violence shelters which could eliminate services for women without children, what do state ant-abortion bills say about women, Arizona enacts more anti-abortion legislation, and Starbucks selling a maternal health benefit CD.

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Morning Roundup: Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal

Michigan and Maryland’s slew of anti-abortion bills, trends in banning insurance coverage of abortion, Arizona voting on race and sex abortion ban, Bobby Franklin says something crazy, and Sen. Feinstein introduces repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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