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Why Anti-Abortion Groups Are Struggling at the Ballot Box
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government, Abortion, Roe v Wade, laws rights, Womens Rights, politics )

Dee
- 242 days ago - theweek.com
Since the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973, access to abortion has been one of the most contentious topics in American politics. The battle has raged across the country for the last four decades, as anti-abortion and abortion-rights..
Texas Women Turned Away at Abortion Clinics After Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, anti-abortion, americans, constitution, elections, ethics, government, healthcare, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa, women )

Caree
- 268 days ago - news.msn.com
AUSTIN/DALLAS, Texas - Women seeking to terminate their pregnancies were turned away at clinics across Texas on Friday, providers said, after strict new regulations for physicians who perform abortions prompted a dozen facilities to stop offering them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress to Stop Denying Abortion Coverage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, healthcare, women''s rights, Gosnell guilty verdict, usa, obama, politics, government, ethics, congress, usa )

Cal
- 305 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell Congress to stop interfering with personal health care decisions and lift the restrictions on abortion coverage.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the Obama Administration You Support Comprehensive Health Insurance for All Women.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reproductive rights, abortion, women, safety, protection, healthcare, ethics, government, congress, propaganda, politics, freedoms, abuse )

Beverly
- 322 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Lawmakers and organizations like the Family Research Council think they should decide how and when a woman can receive medical care now trying to forbid congressional staffers from accessing health plans that cover abortion -- with their own money.
Rachel Maddow Discusses Unnecessary State Regulations (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, abortion rights, Ohio, trap laws, corruption, republicans, government, ethics, dishonesty, americans, politics, news, healthcare )

Carrie
- 347 days ago - nbcnews.com
Ohio requires abortion clinics to have transfer agreements with nearby hospitals, but a new state budget provision prohibits many hospitals from entering into such agreements with abortion clinics. The last abortion clinic in Toledo, Ohio, likely...
When It Comes to Abortion Restrictions, Geography Matters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, politics, Americans, government, ethics, women's health, rightsfreedoms )

Carrie
- 363 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Both polling and moves by legislatures across the country have made it clear that sharp regional differences, as well as partisan ones, help determine which states are rewriting their abortion laws and which ones aren't.
'Texas Thinks of Women as Second-Class Citizens - If It Thinks We're Citizens at All'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas Senate, women's rights, women's health, abortion, abuse, freedoms, republicans, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 380 days ago - rawstory.com
Some Democrats see the abortion row played out in Austin's statehouse as a turning point for Texas liberals. But with the bill now passed by the state senate, others warn that life will get even harder.
Texas Senate Confiscates Tampons While Debating Anti-Abortion Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas Senate, women's rights, women's health, abortion, abuse, freedoms, republicans, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 381 days ago - rawstory.com
As the Texas Senate begins debating the anti-abortion bill that sparked a series of protests that garnered national attention, Republicans backing the measure drew more criticism for confiscating women's hygiene products from attendees at the gallery.
Rick Perry Decries 'Mob Rule' After Wendy Davis Filibuster
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, abortion, women, rights, Rick Perry, Sen., Wendy Davishealthcare, freedoms )

Dee
- 386 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said Sunday that opponents of Texas' tough new anti-abortion measures are welcome to stage another filibuster in the state Senate, but decried what he called "mob rule" by crowds in the gallery after state Sen. Wendy Davis..
Texas House Panel Advances Proposal to Restrict Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Texas, abortion, women, protection, prevention, safety, risks, medicine, healthcare )

Dee
- 390 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The fiercely contested bill, which was stalled last week by a filibuster of a Democratic lawmaker, now will go to the full House of Representatives for consideration.
My Abortion, at 23 Weeks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Abortion, women, rights, children, health )

Dee
- 397 days ago - nytimes.com
I BELIEVE that parenthood starts before conception, at the moment you decide you want a child, and are ready and able to create a safe and loving home for her or him. I support abortion rights, but I reject the false distinction between the terms
Hundreds Protest Texas Abortion Restrictions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, womens rights, health, Texas )

Freya
- 400 days ago - news.yahoo.com
More than 600 women's rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats begin a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of the toughest abortion restrictions in the country.
7 Jaw-Droppingly Dumb Things Republicans Think About Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, science, war on women, climate change, lies, stupidity, abortion, rape, stem cells, evolution )

Lynn
- 401 days ago - alternet.org
Masturbating fetuses is just the start. From trees causing global warming to fetuses in your Pepsi, here are some of the battiest things Republicans have said about science.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Nationwide Abortion Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive righs, ethics, government, politics, constitution, republicans )

Beverly
- 405 days ago - ppaction.org
Tell Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor to stop playing along with Rep. Franks' relentless attacks on women's health and rights -- and tell your representative to reject this unconstitutional abortion ban.
What the Gosnell Guilty Verdict Means for the Future of Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, healthcare, women''s rights, Gosnell guilty verdict, usa, obama, politics, government, ethics )

Cal
- 441 days ago - theweek.com
Conservatives have sought to use the horrific case to press for more restrictive abortion laws
 

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