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Morning Roundup: Virginia Clinics Regulations Fast-Tracked

Georgia tables motion that would have forced all abortions into hospitals, new Virginia clinic regulations will be set in months, people with HIV at greater risk of bone fractures, and the Utah legislature passes three abortion-related bills.

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Morning Roundup: Price of Preterm Birth Prevention Medication Skyrockets

Preterm birth medication cost will go up 150 times due to exclusivity contract, FBI arrests suspect in Fresno Planned Parenthood arson case, Georgia moves to only allow abortions to be performed in hospitals, and Senator Rand Paul connects abortion, light bulbs, and his toilet. And he really hates his toilet.

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Dear Rep. Franklin: I Submit My Used Tampons as Evidence

As Amie reported earlier, Georgia Rep. Bobby Franklin is pushing legislation to criminalize miscarriage.  Jill Filipovic suggests we help him by sending in our used tampons.

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Miscarriage-as-Murder Bill Center of GOP War on Women

Rep. Bobby Franklin (R-Marietta, GA) of “rape victims aren’t victims” and, now, miscarriage is “prenatal murder” infamy, is not simply a “Lone Ranger,” as some call him. He’s exactly what happens when we allow a GOP full-scale war on women, girls and families to get this far.

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But We Didn’t Ask for This!

Anti-choicers want to criminalize abortion, but investigating women who have miscarried is taking it too far?

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Morning Roundup: North Dakota – Personhood Before Pregnancy?

Personhood before pregnancy in North Dakota, Memphis pastor shames unwed parents, anti-choice groups are silent on the “forcible rape” bill, and Georgia looks to follow Nebraska on fetal pain.

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GOP Rep. Calvin Hill Anti-Sex Theory Classes, Pro Naughty Sex Toys

Georgia’s Calvin Hill is on a crusade against sex…unless he’s making money on it.

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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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Roundup: Skunky News From Georgia and Chicago

Republican voters in Georgia support a non-binding personhood measure; Chicago-area clinics find threatening notes and dead animals.

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