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Missouri hosts a riptide on contraceptive mandate

August 6, 2012

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UPI, August 6, 2012 by Malena Amusa Health reform is beginning to require insurers to cover contraception, which is bringing battles over the mandate to a head in states across the country. “It’s not a safe place for women and health care,” says a congressional candidate in Missouri. Seven cents a day; about $26 a […]

Planned Parenthood fight continues at state level

May 7, 2012

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Washington Post, May 7, 2012 by Rachel Weiner While the national fight over Planned Parenthood has died down for now, Republican governors and legislators in numerous states have fought to defund the group. The use of federal funds for abortion services is already barred under the Hyde Amendment, but many states have cut off or […]

NE: ‘War on women’ protesters single out Johanns, Heineman

April 28, 2012

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Journal Star, April 28, 2012 by MICHAEL BAMESBERGER To Susan Councell, you can call “the war on women” whatever you want. “It doesn’t matter how people want to package what’s happening to women in this country,” she said. “We just refuse to accept it.” That was the sentiment of several dozen protesters who held signs and […]

From the Frontlines of the War on Women

April 24, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Dave Helfert Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu said, “All war is deception.” In 2012, Republicans have gone him one better. They’re denying the existence of a war while they’re actively waging it. The Republican War on Women. That’s what Democrats call an onslaught of legislation in state […]

How Nebraska’s 20-Week Abortion Ban Became One Family’s Nightmare and Why We Need to Ban The Bans

April 10, 2012

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RH Reality Check, April 10, 2012 by Jacqueline M. This article was written by Jacqueline M. and cross-posted from Women Are Watching, a project of Planned Parenthood Action Fund. In Arizona, a sweeping anti-women’s health bill is “this close” to becoming law. After passing both the Arizona state House and Senate, the bill needs one […]

Champ and Chump: Two sides of the fight over a 20-week Abortion Ban

April 7, 2012

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Women Are Watching, April 7, 2012 by Heather H. This week’s champ is someone who truly knows what’s at stake for women as legislators continue to push new anti-women’s health legislation in states across the country. That’s why, when Danielle Deaver heard that the states of Arizona and Georgia were coming closer and closer to […]