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North Dakota House Passes Ban on Gender or Genetic Abnormalities, Heartbeat Ban

Rep. Kylie Oversen.

While parts of the country were being blanketed by snow this weekend, the North Dakota legislature kept right on plowing ahead through a massive list of abortion bans and restrictions.

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Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall Plans to Introduce Sex-Selection Abortion Ban

VA delegate Bob Marshall. Photo: Politico.

Oh, Bob Marshall, way to get back in the headlines.

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Lila Rose and Live Action Decline to Respond to Questions About “Gotcha” Video, Failure of PRENDA

While researching PRENDA, RH Reality Check reached out to Lila Rose’s PR representative with some questions about her video and the pending legislation. And we got… crickets.

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PRENDA Really Just A Wedge To Overturn Roe?

Not that anyone is surprised, but yes, Franks just wants to provoke a court challenge.

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PRENDA Dies in House as GOP Continues to Divert Attention From Real Problems by Instead Attacking Women

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The so-called Prenatal Non-Discrimination Act, sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), today failed to get the two-thirds vote it would have needed to pass under House rules for passing legislation under suspension. The vote was 246-168.

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Is PRENDA Falling Apart? Anti-Choicers Know They Have No Case, and No One Is Sure of A Vote

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The co-launch of the new Lila Rose “exposé” on “gendercide” at Planned Parenthood and the vote on the so-called Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act came forth in perfect harmony – one buoying and leveraging the other. PRENDA was scheduled for a vote yesterday, however was rolled over to today.

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Sex-selective Abortion Bans: A Disingenuous New Strategy to Limit Women’s Access to Abortion

An entrenched social preference for sons should be addressed by countering social and cultural bias against women, not by eroding their health and rights.

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Son Preference and Sex Selection in America: Why It Persists and How We Can Change It

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Anti-choicers are now riding a wave of sex selection politics, finding new reasons to limit access to abortion in their quest control women’s autonomy, specifically to curtail reproductive decision-making for women of color. But these policies only make matters worse.

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“PRENDA the Pretenda:” H.R. 3541 Is An Attack on Asian American Women, and We Know It

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The sponsors of H.R. 3541are using the guise of “ending discrimination against female babies,” which sounds like a good cause, in order to ban abortion for the very people it pretends to protect: Asian American women. We recognize that this is simply a particularly demeaning way for anti-choice legislators to limit abortion access.

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New Secret Hoax Campaign Another Tactic in the Wars Over Safe Abortion Care and Women’s Rights

In recent weeks people who oppose Planned Parenthood and our mission to provide high-quality reproductive health care, have been conducting a secret, nationwide hoax campaign in an attempt to undermine women’s access to services. Now they are focused on spreading falsehoods about sex selection.

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