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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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Repro-Briefs: Michigan Requires Access to Emergency Contraception, While Missouri Bill Would Shame Teens

Michigan moves forward on practical contraceptive advances, schools reevaluate student privacy when it comes to abortions, teens are outed to prosecutors and more.

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