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Next Stop, Supreme Court: What Happens If Anti-Choice Ballot Initiatives In South Dakota and Colorado Pass?

Is it wise for anti-choicers to bring a direct challenge to Roe to the Supreme Court, as they would if either the South Dakota or Colorado ballot initiative passes? Anti-choice activists are divided on the strategy.

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Roundup: Older Children Abandoned Under Law for Babies

In Nebraska older children abandoned under law for babies; Palin and Biden agree on gay rights at debate; McCain administration would be a setback for women; Bush puts popular California family planning program at risk; Complaints filed against Bloomberg for pregnancy bias; EU to offer 18 weeks of maternity leave; and more.

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Roundup: Last Chance to Speak Out, Contraception for Gloucester Students?

Last chance to fight hypocritical and deceptive HHS rule; Powerful personal story about one woman’s experience with abortion; Will Gloucester High provide contraception?; Texas judge orders woman to stop having children; LA Times against parental notification in California; and more.

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Roundup: Ballot Measures Gain Attention, Roe’s Impact Beyond Abortion, Most Catholics Agree with Pelosi

California’s ‘parental consent’ law over-reaches; Pastors organize support for South Dakota abortion ban; Principles of choice, privacy and equality embodied in Roe; Pelosi’s views on abortion in line with most Catholics; Campaigns ramp up competition for women’s votes; VIDEO: Giuliani defends sex ed ad on Meet the Press.

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Roundup: Global AIDS Report Released

UNAIDS report indicates slight slowing of global infection rates; 17th annual International AIDS Conference set to begin this Sunday; Sex education and AIDS; Abortion providers becoming extinct in rural American West; Parental notification measure gains support in California.

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Roundup: Americans Strongly Oppose Bush HHS Proposal

89% of more than 100,000 Americans surveyed in an informal online poll oppose Bush’s proposed anti-contraception regulations, How to fix sex-ed in the US, Finally repealing the HIV immigration ban will require action from HHS.

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Roundup: California Ballot Measures, Swift Boats and Ab-only

Californians will vote on parental notification and gay marriage ballot measures in November, Swift Boat PR firm takes on mantle of abstinence-only education.

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Third Time Hopefully Not A Charm in California

Californians will head to the voting booth in November to weigh in one more time on what they think of a parental notification law for minors.

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Anti-Choice Ballot Initiative Watch: 2008

Anti-choicers are circumventing the legislative and judicial systems by placing abortion bans right on the ballot.

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Pro-Choice Pols Shouldn’t Pander on Parental Notification

Barack Obama’s pandering on parental notification laws may never result in any legislation, but floating the idea that “even liberals” accept that it’s desirable to force 12-year-olds to give birth against their will degrades the national discourse on abortion.

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