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On Buffer Zones and ‘Peaceful’ Clinic Protesters

What relatively peaceful anti-choice protesters may not understand is that their behavior is relative: They’re a physical representation of threats that have already been made, and in some cases executed, in the past and online.

What relatively peaceful anti-choice protesters may not understand is that their behavior is relative: They’re a physical representation of threats that have already been made, and in some cases executed, in the past and online.

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Legal Wrap: Michigan Ups the Ante in Statewide Abortion Restrictions

Michigan lawmakers push through an anti-democratic new abortion restriction, while the Senate actually gets some work done.

Michigan lawmakers push through an anti-democratic new abortion restriction, while the Senate actually gets some work done.

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Federal Court Considers Scope of Montana Parental Involvement Statutes

A federal court will decide what, if any, restrictions pregnant minors in the state face should they need to terminate a pregnancy.

A federal court will decide what, if any, restrictions pregnant minors in the state face should they need to terminate a pregnancy.

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Illinois Supreme Court Upholds State’s Parental Involvement Statute

Beginning November 1, most teens who seek abortion in Oklahoma will not be able to do so without notifying a parent.

A unanimous decision could put an end to decades of legal battles over the state’s parental involvement statute.

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Planned Parenthood Sues to Block Montana Parental Consent, Notification Laws

Beginning November 1, most teens who seek abortion in Oklahoma will not be able to do so without notifying a parent.

A lawsuit filed Thursday challenges the state’s brand new parental consent law and an older, less stringent parental notification measure.

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Oklahoma Tightens Rules on Parental Consent and Judicial Bypass at AUL’s Request

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Oklahoma teens are the latest target of Americans United for Life’s quest to cut off abortion access.

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Montana Legislature Moves from Parental Notification to Parental Consent

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Now all minors would have to get parental permission prior to an abortion.

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Parental Notification Bill to be Heard in Washington State

Sen. Mike Padden announces the bill to cheering anti-choice activists. (Jim Camden/The Spokesman Review)

Few expect the bill to ever become law, but rejoice in just having it put up for a vote in the first place.

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Let’s Remind Election Winners: Reproductive Coercion is Wrong

We can all agree that forcing women to undergo abortions or sterilizations is wrong — but so is forcing women to gestate and give birth to children they don’t want. It’s time we considered both sides of reproductive coercion.

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ELECTION 2012: Montana Voters Approve Parental Notification for Teens Seeking Abortions

Montana girls under the age of 16 no longer have the right to privacy when it comes to pregnancy and abortion.

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