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Recap: WomensENews Story on Utah’s “Illegal Miscarriage” Bill

Today, our colleagues at Womens eNews published a story following up on the law recently passed in Utah criminalizing “intentional miscarriage.” 

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Roundup: Abstinence-Motivational Speaker Shuts Down Sex Ed Class in Nashville

One parent makes a complaint about a Nashville school’s voluntary sex education class which leads to it being shut down. One detail: the parent just happens to be an a motivational speaker on abstinence.

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Roundup: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

What’s worse:  having parents involved in reproductive health or NOT having parents involved in reproductive health?  I guess it depends which state you live in.

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Roundup: “Modeling” Legislation to Control Your Body

Utah’s fetal homicide bill as potential model legislation, and a game that will kill tons of free time at work today — guide the sperm!

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Utah Continues Reckless Efforts to Lock Up Pregnant Women

Comforted by the fact that the Utah legislature “revised” the bill on miscarriages?  Don’t be.  Its main purpose is not to advance a “culture of life,” but to advance laws that permit imprisonment of pregnant women.

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Utah Bill Criminalizing Miscarriage To Be Resubmitted

At the request of Utah’s governor, a bill that would criminalize miscarriages is to be resubmitted to remove the standard for “recklessness.”  The new version, however, would still set a dangerous precedent.

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Roundup: Eight States, Fifteen Bills, One Big Pea

Much like a marathon, this roundup covers 20% of the states in the country, then rewards you with a giant pea suit.  Ok, not so much like a marathon…

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Utah Bill Criminalizes Miscarriage

A bill passed this week by the Utah State Legislature and awaiting the governor’s signature, will criminalize miscarriages and abortions under certain circumstances and send women to jail.

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Roundup: So Many States, So Many Laws

A looming boycott on Oklahoma (watch out, Rogers and Hammerstein!) and a doctor with a sense of humor top off today’s roundup.

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(VIDEO) Conservative State Senator Supports Better Sex Ed in Utah

A conservative Utah State Senator discusses his efforts to make sex ed in his state better, though admittedly not comprehensive as it still omits discussion of sexual identity and diversity.

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