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Alabama Senator Backs Off Forced Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound Bill, But Alabama Women Aren’t Backing Down

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Unable to say the word “vaginal,” one of the authors of the forced trans-vaginal ultrasound bill in Alabama says he will pull it.  But the women of Alabama won’t stand for replacing it with forced abdominal ultrasounds or any other form of coercion.

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Alabama Co-Sponsor of Forced Ultrasound Bill Denies Selling Equipment to Abortion Clinics, But Providers Tell a Different Story

A senator pushing for mandatory ultrasounds in Alabama claims his company wouldn’t benefit financially.  But is he telling the truth?

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

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

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Violation by Ultrasound: Not Just Physical

While there has been much fury recently over Virginia’s recently proposed transvaginal ultrasound bill, other states’ anti-choice lawmakers have chosen the equally unacceptable route of psychological—rather than physical—violation of women.

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Texas Mandatory Ultrasound Law Still Not Going Into Effect

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Although the 5th circuit has overruled the injunction on the law, there’s still no consensus on when it will be enforced.

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Pennsylvania To Consider Mandatory Ultrasound Bill

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Yet another state wants to hop on the ultrasound bandwagon.

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Texas Judge Teaches Anti-Choice Lawyer A Lesson About Law

Judge Sparks is still fending off requests from anti-choice advocates wanting to testify in the Texas ultrasound case.

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Texas Ultrasound Law in Court Today

The Texas law would require all women to get an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion.

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North Carolina Governor Vetoes Ultrasound Bill, 24 Hour Waiting Period

North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue vetoes two new abortion restrictions in the state.

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Rick Scott, Rick Perry Both To Sign Ultrasound Bills

Florida and Texas both have mandatory ultrasound bills for their anti-choice governors to sign.

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