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Roundup: Cross Country Endorsements and Old People Sex

The more summer rolls on, the closer we get to the 2010 election.  So, how about a roundup of a few endorsements from across the country?

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‘Egg-as-Person’ Efforts Notch Another Loss

Ultra-conservative religious activists have suffered another set back in their quest to legally define a fertilized egg as a person.

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Resurrection or Reincarnation? A Low-Cost Health Provider is Reborn

What happens when a clinic is reborn with the help of a Catholic University?  In the case of Casa de Salud, the hope is more for reincarnation than for resurrection.

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Missouri’s Lawmakers Keep Busy Restricting Women’s Choices

There was a flurry of productivity in the last days of the Missouri legislative session.  Sadly, all it produced was many more abortion restrictions.

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Missouri House Passes Abortion Restriction Bill

Missouri State House passed the Abortion Restriction Bill, making receiving an abortion in the state a more onerous procedure.

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Roundup: Follow-Up Friday, And a Star Wars Birth

From Florida to Wisconsin, a brief follow up to all of the roundup stories posted earlier this week. And a Mother’s Day mini roundup with an extra geeky treat.

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Roundup: “Is It Anti-Woman Day in the Missouri House?”

It was anti-woman day in the Missouri House, as pharmacists earned the right to refuse birth control and more “informed” consent rules pass.

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“Personhood” Defeated in Missouri

“Personhood” fails to receive enough signatures to make it onto the ballot in Missouri.

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Reproductive and Sexual Health in the States: Two Steps Forward, Several Steps Back

By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010.

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Trust Women? Not in Missouri

A bill passed in Missouri shows how ill-informed lawmakers are about state law, how little respect they have for women, and how little they actually know about real women’s lives.

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