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Doctor Proposes $50,000 Impregnation Fine to End Abortion

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Well, I guess that’s one way to make sure every pregnancy is intentional.

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Utah Governor Vetoes Ab-Only Bill; Lawmaker Compares Sex Ed To Teaching Kids How to Mainline Heroine

Last night, Utah Governor Gary Herbert vetoed an abstinence-only-until-marriage law that would have required that schools replace comprehensive sexual health education with discredited abstinence-only-until-marriage instruction. He angered far-right wing supporters of the bill, but did the right thing for teens and young adults in his state.

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Constituents Demand Utah Governor Veto New 72 Hour Waiting Period

Utah’s new three day abortion wait isn’t law yet, and pressure is on the governor to make sure it never is.

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In 53 Seconds, Utah Legislature Rushes to Strip Women of Rights

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The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Utah Senate debated only 53 seconds yesterday–International Women’s Day–before passing a bill to strip women of their rights.

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Utah House Passes 72 Hour Abortion Waiting Period

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Utah may soon be the second state to pass a law requiring a woman to wait three days before terminating a pregnancy.

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Utah Criminal Miscarriage Law Back in the Spotlight

A year ago a girl in Utah paid someone to beat her until she miscarried.  Now her case is back up for review.

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Morning Roundup: Virginia Clinics Regulations Fast-Tracked

Georgia tables motion that would have forced all abortions into hospitals, new Virginia clinic regulations will be set in months, people with HIV at greater risk of bone fractures, and the Utah legislature passes three abortion-related bills.

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Morning Roundup: NYC Council Passes CPC Disclosure Bill

Would-be clinic bomber gets short sentence thanks to good grades, BYU basketball player kicked off the team for having premarital sex, prosecutors may seek death penalty against Kermit Gosnell, and NYC will be the next city that requires CPC’s to disclose they don’t provide abortion.

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Morning Roundup: “Don’t Say Gay” in Tennessee

Tennessee wants to ban any mention of homosexuality in grade school, Iowa may be legalizing the murder of abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood clinics – and their advocates – across the country warn about the devastating impact of the Pence amendment.

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RH Reality Check’s Most Read Stories of 2010

The ten most read stories on RH Reality Check this year include Christine O’Donnell’s crusade against masturbation, a look at how universities deal with sex in dorms, and early reporting of the Utah legislation that sought to criminalize miscarriage.

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