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Morning Roundup: Texas House Passes Ultrasound Bill with No Rape Exception

Texas House passes mandatory ultrasound bill without a rape or incest exception, 40 Days of Harassment starts tomorrow, Minnesota introduces fetal pain bill, and will internet-procured medication be the new back alley abortion?

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Meet the HR3 Ten: Collin Peterson, An Original Blue Dog

Peterson voted against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal and supported the Federal Marriage Amendment. He was one of the original 19 who threatened to tank health care reform over abortion, as well as part of the crew that helped kill the public option

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Morning Roundup: “Don’t Say Gay” in Tennessee

Tennessee wants to ban any mention of homosexuality in grade school, Iowa may be legalizing the murder of abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood clinics – and their advocates – across the country warn about the devastating impact of the Pence amendment.

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Are Anti-Choice Legislators Gunning For Minnesota’s Version of Roe?

Right now, women in Minnesota are protected by state law if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned. But anti-choice legislators are aiming to change that.

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Morning Roundup: Watch Out for Sodomy Obsessed Representatives, Minnesota

Sodomy obsessed state reps in Minnesota, profile of Steph Herold, Rick Santorum continues the steps towards a presidental campaign, and twenty percent of British women have taken emergency contraception.

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Stoesz: This Election Was Not a Mandate on Reproductive Health

Despite the level of losses in the 2010 election, some reproductive health advocates are still able to find a silver lining in the results.

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Minnesota To Curb Elective Induction Before 39 Weeks

Minnesota is likely to be the first state to create additional hurdles for medical providers who induce a pregnancy without a medical reason before 39 weeks.

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With The Legislature Changing Parties, What’s Next For Minnesota

In a state that usually considers itself to be progressive, what comes next for reproductive health when both the House and Senate go under Republican control, and the GOP governor could stay on?

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MN GOP Candidate Refuses to the End to Discuss Abortion

In the first 27 seven debates, as well as many public appearances, GOP endorsed candidate Tom Emmer refused to answer any question that involved abortion. For the final debate, he stayed just as stubbornly silent.

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Unlike Other Governor’s Races, The Minnesota GOP Candidate is Silent on Abortion

Abortion and same sex marriage are once more being pushed as Republicans as the key issues of the election.  But in the Minnesota governor’s race the GOP candidate is letting others do the talking for him.

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