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New Jersey Lacks Law Addressing Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Because Gov. Christie Wouldn’t Sign It

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 100 bills as the legislative session came to a close this January, but a measure to severely curtail the shackling of pregnant inmates wasn’t one of them.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 100 bills as the legislative session came to a close this January, but a measure to severely curtail the shackling of pregnant inmates wasn’t one of them.

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Washington Republicans’ New Bill Is Even More Restrictive Than Hyde

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.

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South Dakota GOP Proposes Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Ban

South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.

South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.

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Report: Child Poverty Rate Highest in New Mexico

While the state's child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

While the state’s child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.

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Appeals Court: Kansas Constitution Protects Right to Abortion

The landmark decision recognizing a state constitutional right to abortion in Kansas was issued on the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court recognizing the same federal right.

The landmark decision recognizing a state constitutional right to abortion in Kansas was issued on the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court recognizing the same federal right.

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Kentucky Senate Approves Forced In-Person Counseling for Abortion Patients

SB 4, sponsored by Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville), would redefine an "individual, private setting" to mean a “face-to-face meeting with the patient and both parties are physically located in the same room.”

SB 4, sponsored by Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville), would redefine an “individual, private setting” to mean a “face-to-face meeting with the patient and both parties are physically located in the same room.”

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Leading During Hostile Times: A Conversation With Yamani Hernandez and Nikki Madsen

The executive directors of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Care Network discuss the challenges and opportunities they have faced so far as leaders of abortion access organizations in the context of one of the most hostile cultural and political climates since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.

The executive directors of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Care Network discuss the challenges and opportunities they have faced so far as leaders of abortion access organizations in the context of one of the most hostile cultural and political climates since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.

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Attack Videos Against Planned Parenthood Prompt California Bill

A bill introduced last week would prohibit the distribution of a video recording of a confidential communication without the consent of the involved parties.

A bill introduced last week would prohibit the distribution of a video recording of a confidential communication without the consent of the involved parties.

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Advocates: Texas Law Brought Surge in Self-Induced Abortions

Advocates said during a media call Tuesday that they started seeing signs of women taking matters into their own hands almost immediately after Texas Republicans pushed through HB 2.

Advocates said during a media call Tuesday that they started seeing signs of women taking matters into their own hands almost immediately after Texas Republicans pushed through HB 2.

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Denver Archbishop: Shun Candidates Supporting Planned Parenthood

Denver’s Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila urged thousands of people at Denver’s March for Life rally Saturday to make their voices heard in politics, including at Colorado’s March caucuses.

Denver’s Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila urged thousands of people at Denver’s March for Life rally Saturday to make their voices heard in politics, including at Colorado’s March caucuses.

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