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Tennessee Lawmaker Introduces First of What Could Be Many Anti-Choice Laws for 2015

Tennessee state lawmakers wasted no time taking advantage of a new constitutional amendment, passed on Election Day, that allows the state legislature to pass laws restricting abortion rights.

Tennessee state lawmakers wasted no time taking advantage of a new constitutional amendment, passed on Election Day, that allows the state legislature to pass laws restricting abortion rights.

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North Carolina Considers Bill to Teach School Children Abortion Causes Preterm Birth

School children will learn that abortion causes preterm birth if a new bill becomes law.

School children will learn that abortion causes preterm birth if a new bill becomes law.

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New Alabama Bill Seeks Both to Fool and Misinform Women Seeking Safe Abortion Care

U.S. District Judge William Conley seems to understand what pro-choice advocates know to be true: The true purpose of the law is not to protect maternal health, but to prevent women from exercising their constitutional right to choose.

A new omnibus abortion bill will redo the state’s “informed consent” requirements.

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On Valentine’s Day in New Hampshire, Abortion Rights Activists Will Honor Access While Opponents Try to Take It Away

Heartbeat ban-promoting balloons in Ohio.

Pro-choice and anti-choice advocates will be busy at the New Hampshire state house on Valentine’s Day this year.

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Wyoming Legislative Committee Rejects “Informed Consent” Bill as Medically Unnecessary

Wyoming Capitol. (Amy Richards/TSM via KGAB)

Wyoming has a common sense approach to abortion, let doctors decide the protocol, not legislators.

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Nebraska Right to Life “Informed Consent” Website Not So “Non-Judgmental”

Nebraska wants to make sure women seeking abortions have easily accessible, unbiased information to look at. Unfortunately, the info they will offer isn’t.

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Smaller Government? Not With Indiana’s New Nonsense Paperwork Requirement for Abortion Care

(UNC Wilmington)

Now you, too, can walk away from your appointment with lots of unnecessary paper and material.

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Kentucky Anti-Choice Legislators Push Forced Ultrasound Bill… Again

State Rep. Joe Fischer, R-Fort Thomas. Photo: Kentuckyrollcall.blogspot.com.

It’s been a decade, and Republicans still won’t quit when it comes to proposing a mandatory ultrasound bill.

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Arizona Goes Live with New Informed Consent Web Page, Emphasizes “Unborn Child”

From the printable version of the site (as Jezebel points out, grammatically incorrect).

The ban portion of the state’s new omnibus abortion bill may be on hold, but other pieces of the bill are now in place.

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Smoking, Abortion, and the Right’s Free Speech Lies: How a Potential Supreme Court Pick Is Undermining Informed Consent

Judge Janice Rogers Brown

A recent decision out of the D.C. Court of Appeals tips the right’s hand on regulating speech in the context of abortion rights, and exposes the danger of one potential Supreme Court pick.

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