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South Carolina House Passes Bill Banning State Coverage of Most Abortions

On Thursday the South Carolina House approved an amendment to the state budget that would ban state insurance policies from covering abortions except to save the life of the mother.

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Roundup: Stories That Remind Us Why Healthcare Reform is Needed

While Congress counts votes for healthcare reform, New Jersey debates eliminating family planning funding, and South Carolina’s budget is tough for those with HIV/AIDS.

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Roundup: One Star Is For Alaska, One Star Is For Nebraska

Nebraska thinks women who get abortions are CRAZY and other state news.  Plus a mini roundup of “I told you so!”

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Roundup: More Debate Over Public Employees’ Health Insurance Coverage of Abortions

It seems like every day there’s more news about the sudden wave of thought that public employees’ health insurance plans that include coverage of abortion services are equivalent to “taxpayer-funded abortions.”

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“Poor-Children-Are-Stray-Animals” Bauer Was a Beneficiary of Subsidized School Lunch Programs As a Child

South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer who compared children on school lunch programs to “stray animals” was himself a beneficiary of school lunch programs.

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South Carolina Lt. Governor Compares School Children on Assisted Lunch Program to “Stray Animals”

South Carolina’s Lt. Governor compares children and families reliant on reduced price and free school lunch programs to “stray animals.”

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(VIDEO) STOPP Unintended Teen Pregnancy

A rural teen pregnancy prevention program uses intensive engagement with teens and their families, as well as coordination with local agencies, to dramatically reduce teen births while increasing educational attainment.

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South Carolina’s First Virtual March on the Statehouse

Tell Them presents the first ever Virtual March on the South Carolina Statehouse in support of responsible reproductive health policies! Check out www.tellthemsc.org for more information!

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(VIDEO) Fighting HIV and AIDS in South Carolina

Known by most Americans for its gorgeous beaches and outstanding golf courses, South Carolina is unfortunately known to most public health professionals for its staggering rates of HIV and AIDS.

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The “Born Alive” Myth: Tale Turned Political Tool

The myth of the born-alive fetus has long been a weapon in the pro-life arsenal, one “kept alive” by misleading language, and by efforts to pass laws that further obfuscate and mislead.

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