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Doctor Who Performed Illegal Abortions Indicted for Murder

A doctor who performed late abortions mostly on poor and immigrant women is facing eight counts of murder. How does stigma and fear around abortion contribute to such a deadly scenario?

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AMENDED: Second Trimester Abortion Restrictions Are Not an Option: Response to Saletan and Kissling

When leaders in the pro-choice movement start to speculate about restricting abortion rights to appease the anti-choice movement, they have lost sight of what the pro-choice movement is about: respecting women as moral decision makers.

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Anti-Choicers Hope To “Drive Carhart” Out Of Maryland

Anti-choice groups rallied to protest Dr. Carhart’s new Maryland pressence, while a group of religious reproductive advocates provided silent witness and clinic support.

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“The Assassination of George Tiller:” What It Got Right, What It Left Out

Rachel Maddow does more than any other contemporary media figure to address abortion. But her otherwise excellent special on Dr. Tiller left out what actually occurred inside that clinic.

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Kagan Urged Clinton to Ban Late Abortions

In 1997, while serving as a White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, current Solicitor General and Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged the president to support a ban on late-term abortions for political reasons.

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(ACTION) Eyes Wide Open: On Nebraska

In a blatant bid to shut down late-term provider Dr. Leroy Carhart, the Nebraska Legislature overwhelmingly passed a virtual ban on all abortions beyond 20 weeks.

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Misogyny: The Real Root of Opposition to Late Abortion

The anti-choice focus on late abortions demonstrates two major contradictions between their stated point of view and their actual point of view and reveals how intellectually bankrupt their position is. 

 

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Repro-Briefs: One Man’s Crusade to Eliminate State Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care and Other News

One man fights hard to remove abortion coverage across the state of North Carolina, and other states move forward on legislation which limits choice.

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(VIDEO) Nebraska’s Fetal Pain Law: The Dangerous Gap Between Politics, Perception and Reality

On February 25th, Nebraska’s State Judiciary Committee heard testimony on proposed Legislative Bill 1103, the Abortion Pain Prevention Act.  The bill would ban abortions after 20 weeks unless the procedure would save a woman’s life or “avert serious risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function.”  Missing from the bill is an exception for fatal fetal anomalies and selective reductions in cases of multiple pregnancies.

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The Roeder Trial: Day Five

Day five of the Roeder trial: Scott Roeder, in his testimony today, decided as far back as 1993 that Dr. George Tiller needed to die.

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