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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 […]

Appeals Court Upholds SD Abortion Suicide Advisory

July 24, 2012

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ABC News, July 24, 2012 by KRISTI EATON South Dakota can require doctors to warn women seeking abortions that they face an increased risk of suicide if they go through with the procedure, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the portion of the 2005 South Dakota law dealing […]

SD: Parts of abortion law to take effect July 1

June 27, 2012

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Argus Leader, June 27, 2012 Women seeking abortions in South Dakota will be advised about the risk of adverse psychological outcomes and assessed by a doctor for the possibility that she was coerced into getting the procedure, under an agreement between Planned Parenthood and state officials. The stipulation, approved by a federal judge, allows those […]

What really lies behind the “war on women”

May 25, 2012

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Op Ed News, May 25, 2012 by Naomi Wolf Are women suddenly running rampant in the streets by the millions, threatening society in unexpected ways? You would surely think so by looking at the pattern that is visible across the nation: state by state, a well-funded legislative war on women is being unleashed. Many of […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012

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Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

The Anti-Abortion Game of Life

May 5, 2012

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Ms. Blog, May 5, 2012 by Sofia Resnick To bring down the high chlamydia infections rate among Tennessee teenagers, an anti-abortion pregnancy center in Athens, Tenn., has proposed spending federal tax dollars on a life-sized version of the Game of Life. The “Teen Life Maze” is just one of the ideas put forth by a cluster […]

1,000 Reasons To Trust Women

May 4, 2012

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Ms. Blog, May 4, 2012 by Colleen Crinion As a clinic assistant at two Planned Parenthood clinics, I’ve listened to approximately 1,000 women tell me about their abortion decisions. These women came from all over the world. Some were mothers, students, wives or girlfriends; some were only girls. They were different in many ways, but […]