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Femcare Clinic in North Carolina Could Soon Reopen

While Femcare has reopened less than a month after its license was revoked by the state, the Baker Clinic for Women, which also had its license taken away in July, has announced it will voluntarily turn over its license rather than attempt to meet new ambulatory surgical center requirements and reopen.

Femcare, the only North Carolina abortion provider that could for sure continue offering legal abortion care under the state’s new abortion law, was closed on July 31, but it is now waiting for another inspection to reopen its doors.

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Poll: Majority of North Carolina Voters Disapprove of Gov. McCrory’s Job in Office

New polling by Public Policy Polling shows that Gov. McCrory's total approval rating has dropped 26 percent in five months.

New polling by Public Policy Polling shows that Gov. McCrory’s total approval rating has dropped 26 percent in five months.

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North Carolina Clinic Regulators ‘More Aggressive’ This Year Than in Years Past

A daily nightmare for abortion providers was wondering whether today will be the day when DHH inspectors descend upon their clinics in surprise inspections, intent on finding whatever they can to cite, and then close, legal abortion providers.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has suspended the licenses of three abortion providers since May; prior to May, only two clinics had been suspended since 1999.

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While Eliminating Health Care, North Carolina Governor Offers Advocates a Plate of Cookies

As protesters continued to demonstrate outside the governor's mansion Tuesday, Gov. McCrory hand-delivered to them a plate-full of cookies—a gesture that many reproductive rights supporters have interpreted as condescending.

As protesters continued to demonstrate outside the governor’s mansion Tuesday, Gov. McCrory hand-delivered to them a plate-full of cookies—a gesture that many reproductive rights supporters have interpreted as condescending.

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North Carolina Governor Signs ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill as Protestors Hold ‘Veto Vigil’

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

Reproductive rights advocates, led by the Planned Parenthood Health Systems Action Fund of North Carolina, spent all day at the “veto vigil” to remind the governor of his campaign promise not to sign anti-choice restrictions into law.

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CORRECTION: North Carolina Governor Pledges to Sign ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Wednesday to punish any physician in the state who is found to perform sex-selective abortions.

Less than 24 hours after SB 353 was passed, Gov. Pat McCrory pledged to sign it into law.

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North Carolina Passes ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

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SB 353 now heads to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature. McCrory has already stated that he will sign the bill, despite his campaign promise not to sign into law any abortion restrictions.

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North Carolina Budget Passes—Is the ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill Next?

An AP investigation of sexual assault cases at U.S. military bases in Japan reveals erratic application of justice, and the senator suspects there's more to be found stateside.

Now that the legislature has the biggest item off its agenda, what will happen to the state’s massive anti-abortion bill?

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North Carolina’s ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill Remains Stalled

As the legislative session draws to a close, the motorcycle bill remains stalled in committee.

As the legislative session draws to a close, the state’s motorcycle safety bill, which was amended with a number of unrelated abortion restrictions, remains stalled in committee.

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Disapproval of North Carolina GOP, Governor Grows After Anti-Choice Bill Proposals

New polling by Public Policy Polling shows that Gov. McCrory's total approval rating has dropped 26 percent in five months.

As SB 353, the North Carolina motorcycle safety bill that was amended to include abortion restrictions, awaits review in the senate rules committee, Republican supporters of the bill, including Gov. Pat McCrory, are seeing increasing disapproval among both health-care organizations and voters in the state.

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