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Indiana’s Eric Turner Doesn’t Trust Women to Make Choices OR Tell the Truth

Silencing the voices of victims and restricting our access to abortion are both ways of maintaining a status quo in which our bodies are not our own.

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Roundup: Santorum: Blame Social Security Woes on Abortion

FDA may allow generic form of preterm labor drug despite exclusivity agreement, Rick Santorum blames abortion for Social Security problems, and Iowa wants to ban Medicaid funding for abortions in cases of rape and incest – even though they don’t pay for any.

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Morning Roundup: Texas House Passes Ultrasound Bill with No Rape Exception

Texas House passes mandatory ultrasound bill without a rape or incest exception, 40 Days of Harassment starts tomorrow, Minnesota introduces fetal pain bill, and will internet-procured medication be the new back alley abortion?

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South Carolina House Passes Bill Banning State Coverage of Most Abortions

On Thursday the South Carolina House approved an amendment to the state budget that would ban state insurance policies from covering abortions except to save the life of the mother.

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Roundup: More Debate Over Public Employees’ Health Insurance Coverage of Abortions

It seems like every day there’s more news about the sudden wave of thought that public employees’ health insurance plans that include coverage of abortion services are equivalent to “taxpayer-funded abortions.”

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Brazil Pushes Back Against Catholic Church

The President of Brazil’s Catholics for Choice talks about the impact of the Church’s excommunication (and later retraction) of the mother and doctors of a nine-year-old girl who sought an abortion.

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Legal Abortion Care in Bolivia Often Denied

Although abortion is permitted in Bolivia in three cases, just six women have had access to legal abortion in this country. The reasons: judicial barriers as well as doctors who oppose abortion.

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South Dakota Abortion Ban in Dead Heat

Pro-choice advocates argue that the exceptions to the abortion ban on the ballot in South Dakota aren’t nearly enough to protect women’s health.

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