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In North Dakota, It’s ‘No’ to Government Spending, Unless You’re Fighting Against Abortion Rights

Fiscal conservatives are now criticizing a double standard, where the lawmakers backing these bills are more regularly seen opposing other instances of what they call government interference, and decrying so-called “big spending.”

North Dakota is far from alone in spending large sums to defend anti-choice laws. But what makes the state unusual is that fiscal conservatives are now criticizing a double standard, where the lawmakers backing these bills are more regularly seen opposing other instances of what they call government interference, and decrying so-called “big spending.”

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Bryant Signs Medication Abortion Restriction, ‘Personhood’ Petition Sees Pushback

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.

Mississippi politicians aren’t sitting still while they wait for the state’s only abortion clinic to close. Instead, they’re preemptively restricting abortion and even birth control access.

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Mississippi Personhood: They’re Baaaacccckkkk!

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a "personhood" measure.

Mississippi wants to take granting legal rights to fertilized eggs back to the voters, even though the voters already resoundingly said no.

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Personhood USA’s Unhinged Response to National Advocates for Pregnant Women Study

Jennifer and Keith Mason, of Personhood USA. (Newsweek tumblr)

There’s an old saying: A hit dog will holler. That phrase came to mind as I read Personhood USA’s unhinged response to the new study conducted by Lynn Paltrow of National Advocates for Pregnant Women and Professor Jeanne Flavin of Fordham University. Never mind the facts, Personhood USA makes up its own.

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Anti-Choice Plan for 2013 Clarified on Roe Anniversary: End All Rape Exceptions

Rebecca Kiessling. (The Clarion Call)

Pregnant from your rapist? Too bad. Have that baby anyway.

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Not Enough Eggs in This Basket! “Personhood” Colorado Falls Short of Number Needed For Colorado Ballot

Frey Vineyards/Frey Farm & Garden Blog.

The group turned in over 112,000 signatures, but too many could not be validated.

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Personhood USA Unhappy With Ryan’s Dissembling on Forcing Rape Victims To Give Birth

Jason Reed/Reuters.

The “fertilized eggs as people” group is disappointed that Ryan isn’t a “better influence” on Romney.

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Colorado “Personhood” Volunteers Gather 80 Signatures Each

Colorado’s third attempt to force voters to reject personhood is on its way.

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“Personhood” Movement Not About Outlawing Birth Control?

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In a Newsweek puff piece on Keith Mason, the leader of Personhood USA, the article lets himget away with a few whoppers.

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Personhood USA to Mitt Romney: Why Won’t You Sign Our Pledge?

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He’s the last man standing, but that doesn’t mean the most extreme of the anti-choice activists are willing to accept him.

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