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Virginia Gives Up on “Egg-as-Person” Bill, For Now

Photo: Karol A. Olson.

With three days left to bring the bill up, the senate appears content to let it die.

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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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Criminal Punishment For Women Obtaining Abortions? One Republican Congressman Says Yes

A Republican Congressman comes out and admits that criminalizing women for obtaining an abortion would be just fine with him.

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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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The Sex-Selection Gambit: What Antis Turn To When They Have No Basis for Their Arguments

PRENDA was the legislative equivalent of a troll writing, “Have you considered that HALF of fetuses aborted are FEMALE?”, before high-fiving himself for finally achieving the rhetorical chops necessary to flunk high school composition.

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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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