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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill Stalls

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Rather than head to the floor for a vote, SB 353 is being sent to committee for review instead.

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North Carolina ‘Motorcycle’ Abortion Bill Passes House, Will Protect Women From ‘Vaginal Organisms,’ Says Supporter

The North Carolina house voted 74-41 Thursday to pass SB 353.

During the debate on the motorcycle safety act Thursday, the subject of motorcycles only entered the debate once. “I own a motorcycle,” said state Rep. Beverly Earle. “I want to let my motorcycle buddies know when I vote against this, it has nothing to do with them.”

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With Sharia Law Bill Threatened, North Carolina Legislators Put Abortion Restrictions in Motorcycle Safety Bill

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Hours after the state’s Republican governor threatened to veto a Sharia law bill containing abortion restrictions, a state subcommittee took up a motorcycle safety act that was rewritten to add nearly identical anti-choice amendments.

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‘Shame, Shame': North Carolina Sharia Law Bill With Abortion Restrictions Passes State Senate

Crowd outside the North Carolina Capitol protests against SB 695, chanting: "They pass this bill, what'll we do? Fight, fight, fight!"

HB 695 passed the North Carolina senate Wednesday in a 29-12 vote, adding North Carolina to the list of states that have in recent weeks circumvented the traditional legislative process to push through sweeping anti-abortion bills.

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Holding Gov. McCrory to His Campaign Promise

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

As anti-choice bills fly through the legislature, we are counting on Gov. McCrory to stand up to the anti-choice leadership in the legislature and make good on his campaign promise to not support any new restrictions on abortion access.

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North Carolina ‘Gender-Selection Abortion’ Ban Passes House Committee, Pushed by GOP Leader

As the bill winds its way through the legislature and inevitably stops at the desk of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, he will once more be faced with whether to uphold his campaign promise and refuse to sign laws restriction abortion access.

The sponsor of the ban on alleged gender-selection abortions is no stranger to abortion restrictions.

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Will the Governor of North Carolina Keep His Word and Reject Abortion Restrictions?

As the bill winds its way through the legislature and inevitably stops at the desk of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, he will once more be faced with whether to uphold his campaign promise and refuse to sign laws restriction abortion access.

Advocates predict that Gov. McCrory may “[keep] his word in a literal sense, while absolutely scamming North Carolina voters in every other sense.”

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