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Right-Wingers Again Try to Scuttle UN Convention on Rights of Disabled

Last year, Republican senators, led by far-right ideologues Michael Farris and Rick Santorum, defeated ratification of a U.N. treaty based on the Americans With Disabilities Act. Will they succeed again this year?

Last year, Republican senators, led by far-right ideologues Michael Farris and Rick Santorum, defeated ratification of a UN treaty based on the Americans With Disabilities Act. Will they succeed again this year?

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State Courts in Crisis Thanks to Big Money Donors

Among the bills recently introduced are HB 1132 and SB 638, which would raise the cap on total tax credits for contributions to all CPCs in the state from $2 million to $2.5 million.

Two new reports on state court elections show the damaging role outside money plays in local judicial elections.

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Rick Santorum Endorses North Carolina ‘Motorcycle Safety’ Abortion Bill

The endorsement could be viewed as the first step in the social conservative's 2016 campaign for the GOP nomination.

In a last-minute bid to spur the senate rules committee into action, 2012 GOP presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has endorsed SB 353.

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Santorum Headlines Arizona Right-To-Life Benefit

Photo: RollingOut.Com.

Will they be celecrating being the most anti-choice state in the nation?

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“You’re Going To Have To Listen To Your Campaign Manager’s Heart Before Aborting Your Campaign”

Please watch this video and then wait 72 hours before aborting your presidential campaign.

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Not a Joke: Personhood for Women

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What are you, as a woman, or as a man related to one, willing to trade when you vote for a presidential candidate who signed the Personhood Pledge or a legislator who supports anti-choice “personhood”-based bills?

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Santorum Successfully Woos Oklahoma Primary Voters by Signing Radical Petition to Ban Birth Control

While campaigning in Oklahoma, Rick Santorum signed the Personhood petition that is being circulated in that state.  Santorum’s signature is no surprise, as all of the GOP nominees have jumped on that bandwagon.  But, Rick continues to try to have it both ways.

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Santorum’s One Track Mind: Denying Insurance Coverage of Prenatal Tests Would Hurt Poor Women Most

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum took his single-track, anti-abortion thinking to a very dangerous level this weekend when he suggested the government should not pay for prenatal tests because they encourage abortion.

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Santorum Donor Says Women Should ‘Put Aspirin Between Their Knees’

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Foster Friess, Rick Santorum’s chief political benefactor and main donor to the Super PAC backing Rick Santorum’s presidential bid told Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC that women should just “keep their legs shut.”

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Top Ten Catholic Teachings Santorum Rejects While Obsessing About Birth Control

Republicans denouncing the requirement that female employees have access to birth control as part of their health benefits use “religious freedom” as their focal point, but completely ignore the church teachings they don’t agree with. Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich both wear their faith on their sleeves, but are hypocritical in picking and choosing when they wish to listen to the bishops.

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