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Slew of Anti-Choice Bills Headed to North Dakota Governor’s Desk, But Not ‘Personhood’ (CORRECTED)

north dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple

New bills to close the only North Dakota abortion clinic and ban abortion at 20 weeks are now headed to the governor, but “personhood” did not get approved, despite earlier reports.

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Anti-Choice Omnibus Bill Passes House in Kansas

Kansas state capitol

Every effort to make the bill less harmful, including an attempt to allow abortions after 22 weeks for victims of sexual assault, was rejected.

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Why Are Anti-Choicers Celebrating the Death of the Idaho 20-Week Ban?

United States District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill

A federal judge ruled the Idaho “fetal pain” ban unconstitutional. So why are the anti-choice activists celebrating? It’s a combination of optimism and a misunderstanding of how the judicial process works.

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Georgia Follows Virginia’s Lead, Plans to Try to Repeal 22-Week Gestation Ban

Georgia Senator Nan Orrock, left (with Rep.Virgil Fludd). (World News, Inc.)

The much maligned and now court embroiled so-called “fetal pain” ban in Georgia probably won’t be overturned, but Democrats will give it a try.

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Rick Perry: “Make Abortion at Any Stage a Thing of the Past”

Gov. Rick Perry addresses a news conference at The Source for Women in Houston on Tuesday, 12/11. Photo: AP.

Like all anti-abortion politicians, the claim of “fetal pain” is really an excuse to end abortion all together.

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Briefs in Support of Arizona’s Pre-Viability Ban Show The Evolution of a Legal Challenge to Roe

photo courtesy of World Cant Wait via Flickr

Briefs filed in support of Arizona’s 20 week abortion ban show the evolution of the anti-choice legal strategy against Roe v. Wade.

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Virginia Lawmakers Put 20-Week Abortion Ban on Hold

Tarina Keene. NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia/flickr.

Citing “constitutional issues,” the bill has been tabled for now.

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Cybersecurity Bill Dies in Part Due to D.C. 20 Week Abortion Ban

Rep. Mike Lee. Steve C. Wilson/AP.

Sen. Mike Lee helps kill the bill with his anti-choice amendment.

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Who Is James Teilborg?

Judge James Teilborg.

The New Republic has a fascinating article about the man who may change the course of a woman’s right to choose.

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Lee Wants to Protect Computers and Fetuses by Throwing D.C. Abortion Ban on Cybersecurity Bill

Utah Sen. Mike Lee. Politico

If you can’t pass a bill yourself, there’s always something else you can tag it on to.

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