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Support National Funding for Abortions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, funding, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Members of Congress, notably those from the GOP, passed an anti-abortion law that prevents federal funding for all abortions, delivering a significant blow towards womenâEUR(TM)s rights. Urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove this law, as it violates
WATCH: Jon Stewart Ridicules Alabama Law Providing Lawyers for Fetuses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, abortion, fetuses, reproductive rights, women, lawyers, laws )

Freya
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
Jon Stewart's Jessica Williams traveled to civil-rights loving Alabama for a segment on a bizarre and dangerous law that allocates state funds to provide lawyers for the fetuses of women seeking abortions.
Over 50% Of Women Now Live In States Hostile To Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, women, reproductive rights, Guttmacher Institute, civil rights, anti-choice )

Freya
- 25 days ago - yahoo.com
A new report out today from the Guttmacher Institute shows that 57 percent of women now live in a state considered to be hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights.
Tell Republicans: Hands Off Women's Health Care ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, reproductive health, women's rights, healthcare, government, congress, constitution, elections, ethics, freedoms, politics, republicans )

Beverly
- 114 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Keep dangerous, Tea Party views on women's health OUT of the Senate this November.
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
- 428 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
- 454 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
- 491 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
- 508 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
- 533 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
- 549 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
- 566 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
- 567 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
- 572 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
- 576 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
- 583 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
 

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