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Is South Dakota Mandating Coercing Women Out Of Abortion?

There is a lot of focus on protecting women from being coerced into abortions, but what about ensuring they aren’t coerced out of their decision to terminate?

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Morning Roundup: Texas High-Schoolers Demand Contraceptive Education

Texas students respond to the state’s teen pregnancy rate by marching on the capitol to demand contraceptive education, a mini-roundup of the South Dakota waiting period/mandatory pro-life counseling bill, and the Oklahoma House moves to make abortion after 20 weeks a felony – for the doctor.

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Morning Roundup: House Judiciary Committee Passes H.R. 3

House Judiciary Committee moves H.R. 3 to the full House, three abortion bills survive Iowa’s bill funnel, the governor of South Dakota says he’s likely to sign bill requiring CPC counseling, an elected official is surprised at the reaction when he says women belong at home raisin’ babies, and a Kenyan official suggests banishment for those with HIV.

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Enough Is Enough: The Latest South Dakota Attack on Women’s Access to Abortion Goes Too Far

Recently, an extreme bill sailed through the South Dakota legislature, which places unprecedented restrictions on access to abortion care.

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Morning Roundup: Jacksonville Mayoral Candidate Jokes About Bombing Abortion Clinics

South Dakota wants to require a crisis pregnancy center visit before an abortion, racist billboards appear in Manhattan, Oklahoma and Missouri advance bills banning abortion at 20 weeks, and a Jacksonville mayoral canditate jokes about bombing clinics, but said it was ok, the audience was Catholic.

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Morning Roundup: Rep. Speier Speaks Out

Rep. Speier speaks out on her House speech, South Dakota tables abortion provider murder bill, don’t worry – the government will still fund NASCAR sponsorships, and Hawaii gets civil unions.

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Attention Ladies: John Boehner Wants to be Your Pimp

After years of wandering in the desert, trying to figure out why Republicans are and have been so hell-bent on controlling our bodies, it suddenly dawned on me.  John Boehner and the House GOP want to be your pimp.

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Pro-Lifers Stand Up for… Murder?

Is murder a right-to-life issue?

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South Dakota Bill Could Legitimize Murder of Abortion Providers

If you had any doubt that we are moving toward a hate-filled, vigilante society, the answer is now clear.  Just two days after a female member of the Minuteman militia was convicted of murdering two innocent people–including a 9-year-old girl–and attempting to murder another, South Dakota legislators have introduced legislation making it legal to murder physicians who provide abortions.

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Morning Roundup: South Dakota Proposes Justifiable Homicide of Abortion Providers

A change to the justifiable homicide statute in South Dakota, find free condoms with your iPhone app in New York City, a quick run-through of five bad abortion bills, NARAL plans to take fight to the grassroots, and Sarah Palin is too feminist?

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