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Parental Notification Moves Forward in Nebraska, Is Rejected in Delaware

While one state pushes for less access to abortion for teens, another tables the idea.

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Telemed Abortion Ban, Parental Consent Stall In Nebraska

Both bills stalled in the judiciary committee.

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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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Minnesota GOP Wants to Cut Off Teen Access to Health Care

The state Republicans propose one of the most restrictive parental consent to health care laws in the country.

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Kansas Signs “Fetal Pain,” Two Parent Parental Consent Into Law

Two new abortion restrictions have been signed into law by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback.

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Roundup: Bristol Makes a Quarter Million as Abstinence Spokesperson

The Candies Foundation pays Bristol $262k but grants only $35k for teen pregnancy prevention; the FBI releases 10-year old threats against Dr. Tiller; Delaware may enact parental consent; Illinois cannot force pharmacies to distribute emergency contraception.

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Kansas Consent Bill Requires Both Parents for Under Age Abortion

Now Kansas has stated just one parent approving of an abortion isn’t enough, a teen needs two.

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Minnesota Considers Stripping Teens of All Health Decisions, Eliminating Judicial Bypass

Tucked into a bill proposed on Friday is a stipulation that teens cannot consent to any health procedure, removing access from abortion, birth control and STI screenings.

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Nebraska and Ohio Latest States to Try to Pass Parental Consent Laws

Nebraska is proposing a parental consent law for teens seeking abortions, while Ohio contemplates making the judicial bypass process even harder.

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Afternoon Roundup: House Votes to Repeal Health Reform Law; Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Trouble

Physician who provides abortions indicted for murder; health reform law repeal vote in the House today; parental consent in Kansas; breast-feeding promotion from the U.S. Surgeon General; and crisis pregnancy centers are in trouble in Texas and Washington State.

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