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Alabama Lawmakers Propose Near-Total Abortion Ban, Other Severe Restrictions

New bills in Alabama would ban abortion as early as six weeks, make it extremely difficult for minors to obtain abortions, make all women wait longer to get one, and force women with fatal fetal anomalies to hear about perinatal hospice options that may not even exist in Alabama.

The new bills would ban abortion as early as six weeks, make it extremely difficult for minors to obtain abortions, make all women wait longer to get an abortion, and force women carrying fetuses with fatal anomalies to hear about perinatal hospice options that may not even exist in the state.

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In Denying a 16-Year-Old Judicial Bypass, Nebraska Supreme Court Creates Ban on Abortions for Minors in State Custody

The 2-1 ruling requires crisis pregnancy centers disclose whether they have licensed medical providers at their facilities.

A controversial decision may have just blocked all access to abortion care for minors in state custody.

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Get Real! Accessing Abortion When You Need Funding and a Judicial Bypass

Beginning November 1, most teens who seek abortion in Oklahoma will not be able to do so without notifying a parent.

What can you do when you need an abortion, but you’re a minor in a state where you need parental permission  you probably can’t get and you don’t have money? Here are some initial steps.

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Oklahoma Senate Passes Bills to End Judicial Bypass, Invade Patient Privacy

Anti-choice Oklahoma legislators are already working to make abortion as physically invasive as possible. Now they are upping their game by making it personally invasive, too.

Anti-choice Oklahoma legislators are already working to make abortion as physically invasive as possible. Now they are upping their game by making it personally invasive, too.

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Oklahoma Tightens Rules on Parental Consent and Judicial Bypass at AUL’s Request

parental permission slip

Oklahoma teens are the latest target of Americans United for Life’s quest to cut off abortion access.

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Wisconsin Public Defender Forces Teen to Go to Care Net CPC for Counseling

A CareNet crisis pregnancy center.

Is the state of Wisconsin forcing public defenders to in turn force teens to go to crisis pregnancy centers for counseling?

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Accurate Information on Judical Bypass in Virginia Depends on Who Is On the Other End of the Phone

Photo: Guardian Jobs.

For a teen who wants to access a safe, legal abortion without informing a parent, getting a judicial bypass may be completely dependent on who she calls.

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Judicial Races Become Politicized as Abortion Rights Grow as an Election Issue

Photo: SBMBlog.

The right to choose is becoming an issue all the way down to the judiciary.

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Alaska Parental Notification Law Upheld by Superior Court

Judge John Suddock. Photo: MSNBC.

The 2010 parental-notification law has been ruled constitutional, but it still may come up before the state Supreme Court.

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Judicial Bypass in Arkansas? “We Don’t Give ANYONE Permission for Abortions Here!”

How hard is it for a teen to get an abortion without parental permission? One social worker tries to navigate the legal system.

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