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Roundup: Obama’s Speech on Health Reform

Reaction to the President’s speech has been mixed; Sexual advances by clergy toward congregants "pervasive," according to a study; Unsafe abortion takes the lives of women and girls in Namibia.

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Roundup: North Carolina Ruling Upholds Same-Sex Adoption

North Carolina court upholds same-sex adoption; Oklahoma ruling on abortion law to be appealed; high percentages of women in certain countries believe domestic violence can be justified.

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Roundup: Abortion Decriminalization Push in Queensland

Obama administration may drop push for public option; abortion law reform under consideration in Queensland, Australia; North Carolina college will not provide contraception.

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Roundup: Myth of “Pro-Life Majority” Dispelled in New Gallup Poll

Myth of a “pro-life majority” dispelled by new Gallup poll; Family Research Council ad misleads on abortion coverage; one more time: abortion coverage and health care reform; Clinton visits Congo, announces funding to combat sexual violence in the region.

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Roundup: Debunking Health Care Myths

Read this first: CBS and Salon debunk health care myths; Dr. LeRoy Carhart plans to open Kansas abortion clinic; Esquire profiles Dr. Warren Hern.

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Roundup: Abortion Providers Congregate at Tiller’s Funeral; Roeder Threatens More Violence

Scott Roeder threatens more anti-clinic violence; abortion providers gather at Tiller’s funeral; Washington Post profiles state-level abortion restrictions; Sotomayor submits questionnaire to Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Roundup: Roeder Charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault

Alleged Tiller murdered Scott Roeder charged with murder and aggravated assault; how will the federal government ensure that such violence doesn’t happen again?

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Roundup: More Details Emerge on Tiller’s Alleged Killer; Mourners Turn to Vigils Across the Nation

Two days after the murder of Kansas women’s health care provider Dr. George Tiller, more details emerge about the suspect’s hate-mongering, clinics across America tighten their security, and the religious right continues to worry that Tiller’s death will derail their focus on Sonia Sotomayor’s position on abortion rights.

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Roundup: Suspect in Tiller Murder in Custody; Operation Rescue Links Discovered

Dr. George Tiller murdered in Wichita, Kansas; suspect in custody; links to Operation Rescue?

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Roundup: Should Abortion Rights Groups Be Reassured on Sotomayor?

Obama, Sotomayor agree on “unenumerated rights;” British health department fights releasing details of late-term abortions publicly.

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