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Tweet Roundup: The Hard Facts About the #Gosnell Trial

On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.

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Bob Casey Versus the Rights of Women

It is increasingly clear that the women of Pennsylvania cannot trust Senator Casey to protect their health and defend their rights. Casey’s vote on the Blunt Amendment made it clear that he supports the religious and moral beliefs of employers above comparable rights and beliefs of women. No explanation can mitigate this fundamental fact.

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Back Out On Ultrasound Bill

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With lawmakers dropping their sponsorship and others afraid of the word “ultrasound,” it’s no wonder the legislature has decided to hold off on the debate.

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Ultrasounds? Lawmakers in Pennsylvania Want to Force You to Have One, But They Can’t Even Say the Word

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How unpopular are ultrasound bills becoming?  Legislators don’t even want to say the word anymore.

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Pennsylvania To Consider Mandatory Ultrasound Bill

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Yet another state wants to hop on the ultrasound bandwagon.

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Not Wanting To Tell Parents Can No Longer Be Used As Excuse to Turn Down Judical Bypass In Pennsylvania

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The state Supreme Court rules that a judge may have misused his authority in denying a request to bypass parental notification rules.

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Pennsylvania TRAP Law Heads to Governor For Approval

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All it takes is one signature from the governor to potentially shut down all the clinics in the state.

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Pennsylvania TRAP Law Continues Through Legislature

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Using the Kermit Gosnell incident as its impetus, the state seeks to add regulations to clinics that will likely shut most, if not all of them, down.

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Pennsylvania Woman Being Charged With FACE Violation

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The anti-choice protester is accused of pushing two clinic volunteers who were escorting a patient.

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Pennsylvania TRAP Law Will Close Down Most, If Not All, Clinics

Pro-choice activists have dubbed the bill a “back-door abortion ban.”

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