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Roundup: Henry Vetoes Data Act, Crist Still Just Sitting There

Oklahoma’s governor vetoes an abortion restriction, Florida’s governor is still waiting for something, and a judge in Nebraska may be acting on his own set of beliefs.

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Roundup: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

What’s worse:  having parents involved in reproductive health or NOT having parents involved in reproductive health?  I guess it depends which state you live in.

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Planned Parenthood Responds to “Sting” Videos

In an interview, Planned Parenthood responds to the use by a UCLA student and anti-choice agitator of hidden video cameras to exploit service providers.

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Like Literacy Tests Before Them, Parental Notification and Consent Laws Are Meant to Punish and Humiliate

Parental notification and consent laws are sold as a public good and as protection for teenagers, but are really only about humiliating and punishing them.

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(VIDEO) Parental Notification in Illinois: Forcing Young Women Into Harm’s Way

While Illinois has a mandatory parental involvement law on
the books, it has long been enjoined. I have seen firsthand the harms that forced parental involvement impose on young women.

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Illinois Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order on Enforcement of Parental Notification Law

An Illinois judge has issued a temporary restraining order delaying enforcement of a law requiring doctors to notify parents of teens who are seeking an abortion. The order was issued in response to a request by the American Civil Liberties Union, and will remain in effect until hearings on why the law should not be put into effect.

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Illinois Teen Abortion Law Delayed for at Least a Day

The Chicago Tribune reports today that enforcement of Illinois’ parental consent law has been delayed until a meeting this Wednesday of the medical disciplinary board for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation meets.

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Abortion is THE Issue for Bob McDonnell

Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.

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What “Catholic Spain” Really Looks Like

Jason Webb creates false divisions by placing the Church at the center of political discourse in Spain—by depicting it as a great force that you’re either for or against.

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Alaska Ballot Initiative Targets Minors

For some girls, parental notification is not an option. Self-induced abortion is.

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