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Louisiana Proposes Bill To Outlaw “Aggravated Criminal Abortion by Dismemberment”

Senator Rick Ward, III (D-Maringouin). [img src]

Does that make abortions performed by physicians “legal abortion by dismemberment?”

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Jindal Signs “Pro-Information” Bill Today

The Lousiana governor signs a bill requiring all clinics and websites to state that it is illegal to coerce a woman into an abortion, and that there are choices other than abortion.

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Louisiana Sex Workers Will No Longer Be Labeled as Sex Offenders

Louisiana’s era of forcing certain convicted sex workers to register as sex offenders appears to be over. Governor Jindall’s office announced today that he had signed into law a bill, sponsored by Louisiana State Representative Charmaine Marchand Stiaes, that effectively moves prostitution convictions back to the level of misdemeanor.

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Lousiana Abortion Ban Sidetracked for Cost Concerns

Finally, a legislature is considering the costs of losing federal funding before passing an unconstitutional bill.

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Louisiana Legislative Committee Approves Bill To Ban All Abortions in the State

The House Health and Welfare Committee voted 10-2 to ban all abortions in the state of Louisiana, a direct Roe V. Wade challenge.

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Roundup: Rwanda Aims to Vaccinate All Girls Against HPV

Photo by Neil Palmer, CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Rhode Island’s legislative agenda on abortion; Louisiana state rep introduces abortion ban; and Rwanda unveils national campaign to address cervical cancer.

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Man Who Wants Full Abortion Ban In Louisiana Once Advocated Sterilizing Poor Women

The Louisana Representative pushing for a full abortion ban once wanted to pay women to have their tubes tied.

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Justice Department Report Calls Louisiana’s “Crime Against Nature” Law Discriminatory

A US Justice Department investigation specifically mentioned Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature law, calling it “a statute whose history reflects anti-LGBT sentiment.

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Robin “Rocket Woman” Rothrock, R.I.P.

The death of Robin Rothrock, who ran an abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana for many years, is a huge loss, not only, obviously, to her family and close friends, but also to the close-knit community of abortion providers who cherished her.

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Roundup: Louisiana Clinics Fight New Abortion Restrictions

Recently passed restrictions for Louisiana abortion clinics could make it “likely” that all clinics that provide abortions could lose their licenses, according to a new legal challenge.

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