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Coerced-abortion laws part of new pro-life strategy

August 30, 2012

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Colorado Independent, August 30, 2012 by Sofia Resnick On a Friday morning in September 2005, 22-year-old Brittany Wilson sat in a Planned Parenthood clinic a mile away from her home in Sioux Falls, S.D., and bawled her eyes out. Ten days before, she had called the clinic to schedule an abortion. Three days before her […]

Pro-Abortion Rally Promises Thousands to Combat “War on Women” (although the real war on women is abortion)

August 8, 2012

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Life News, August 8, 2012 by Steven Ertelt A pro-abortion group We Are Woman is working with some of the leading players in the abortion industry for a rally in the nation’s capital in two weeks that it says will bring thousands of abortion activists to town. “In two weeks, a grassroots organization called We […]

Republicans Filibuster Cybersecurity Bill With Anti-Abortion, Obamacare Amendments

August 2, 2012

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Slate, August 2, 2012 by Will Oremus Rarely will you find the ACLU and national security experts from the George W. Bush administration on the same side of a political debate. But that’s what happened as Senate leaders worked toward a compromise on cybersecurity legislation, which everyone from the nation’s largest civil liberties group to […]

Bill to ban abortions in DC after 20 weeks of pregnancy fails in the House

July 31, 2012

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Washington Post, July 31, 2012 by AP WASHINGTON — A bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy failed to pass the House on Tuesday, but anti-abortion activists hailed the vote as a sign that their efforts ultimately would succeed. The bill was based on the disputed claim […]

House Fails to Pass Measure Attacking D.C. Women

July 31, 2012

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NARAL Pro-Choice, July 31, 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America channeled 40,978 messages in opposition to the bill Washington, D.C. – Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, sharply criticizedanti-choice leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives for trying to enact a bill that would undermine the reproductive rights of women in Washington, D.C. The bill failed […]

District Residents Outraged over Anti-Abortion Bil

July 25, 2012

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The Washington Informer, July 25, 2012 by James Wright A bill that would ban abortions in the District after 20 weeks has residents and leaders steaming that the U.S. Congress has once again taken upon itself to impose its will upon city residents. Last Wednesday, July 18, the House Judiciary Committee passed an anti-abortion bill, […]

Abortion Back On The Front Burner For Congress

July 20, 2012

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NPR, July 20, 2012 by Julie Rovner On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved, on a party-line vote of 18-14, a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Congress frequently exerts control over the city and its governance, much to the chagrin of the district’s elected officials […]