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New York City Council Holds Paid Sick Days Hearing, But Mayoral Hopeful Quinn Barely Shows

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Christine Quinn’s silence was notable because she is widely perceived to be the only obstacle standing between the bill and its passage.

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The HR3 Ten: Jerry Costello Loves Fetuses, Hates Women

Meet Jerry Costello. He loves fetuses! More than women, apparently, since he’s a cosponsor of both the formerly-rape-redefining H.R. 3 and the currently let-women-die H.R. 358.

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Shaping Up to Be Another Busy Year: State Legislative Trends on Reproductive Health Issues at Midyear

In the first half of 2010, more than 900 measures related to reproductive health and rights were introduced in the 45 states in which the legislature met. Although legislators continue to grapple with unprecedented budget shortfalls, bills on reproductive health and rights have been the subject of widespread debate and action

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Wyoming to Legalize Midwifery?

Certified professional midwives in Wyoming may no longer be considered criminals if a new bill to establish a Board of Midwifery in the state passes. 

 

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South Carolina’s First Virtual March on the Statehouse

Tell Them presents the first ever Virtual March on the South Carolina Statehouse in support of responsible reproductive health policies! Check out www.tellthemsc.org for more information!

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Missouri: Champions of Choice…for Pharmacists!

The Missouri State House overwhelmingly (115-43) approved an amendment that only further restricts Missourian women’s access to safe, effective contraception and medication abortion.

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Driving the Agenda: A North Dakotan Weighs In

My state has one clinic and 17 crisis pregnancy centers. We rank 50th in the nation for for women’s reproductive health by NARAL, which slapped us with a big fat F. Guttmacher’s stats confirm; we also rank 50th in the nation for efforts to help women avoid unintended pregnancy. As a citizen of North Dakota, I feel deeply ashamed to be heralding from a place that, frankly, I’m not so surprised by.

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After 36 years, Will Maine Back Out Now?

Say this ten times fast: An Act to Protect the Safety of Maine Children by Requiring the Express Consent of Legal Guardian to Dispense Prescription Medication to a Minor.

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Michigan Democrats Delay Anti-Abortion Bill

A symbolic bill designed to force Michigan state legislators to take a stand on certain abortion procedures failed to move last week, representing at least a momentary failure for an anti-abortion group pushing for its passage.

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