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Missouri Legislator: Qualified To Legislate Women’s Health Because “My Father Was a Veterinarian”

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In Illinois, they run reproductive rights bills through the agriculture committee. In Missouri, they call male lawmakers experts because they are the sons of veterinarians.

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Illinois House To Vote on Forced Ultrasounds For Cattle… I Mean Women

Oh, hey!  Look what made it through the agricultural committee this time!

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Another Example of How TRAP Laws Work

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More clinics in Illinois are spending large amounts of money to fix “safety issues” after inspections.

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Rockford Clinic Closing For Good

Northern Illinois Women's Center in Rockford. [img src]

Despite finally getting permission to reopen, the clinic is going to remain shuttered.

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How TRAP Laws Work In Practice

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The Rockford Clinic of Illinois is a good example of how targeted regulations can work to shut down or immobilize an abortion provider.

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Illinois Parental Notification Law Heading Back To Court

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The law, which has been blocked for over 15 years, will now be heard by the state Supreme Court.

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Rockford Illinois Clinic Still Closed

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It has now been months since the Northern Illinois clinic had its license suspended.

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Illinois Mayor Overturns City Council to Get Permit for Ultrasound Mobile Unit

A van offering ultrasounds that had its parking permit pulled by the city got their spot back thank to the mayor, who overrode the council.

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Illinois Mandatory Ultrasound Bill Torpedoed By Democrats

State Democrats poison pill a mandatory ultrasound amendment while anti-choice activists make up statistics again.

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Roundup: Missouri Senate Wants to Remove Health Exception from Abortion Law

Missouri Senate passes bill to remove health exception from post-viability abortion law; groups sign onto letter asking for a budget bill without policy riders; women may have to think twice (!) before an abortion in Illinois; a new vaginal progesterone gel can help pregnant women with a shortened cervix.

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