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GOP ‘War On Women’ Loses Momentum In The States

March 29, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 29, 2012 by Laura Bassett At this time last year, GOP-controlled state legislatures across the U.S. were passing a record number of laws restricting women’s access to reproductive health care. Now in the spring of 2012, as those same lawmakers attempt to impose new, harsher restrictions, they’re meeting with a great deal […]

TN Republicans push social issues

March 25, 2012

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The Tennessean, March 25, 2012 by Chas Sisk (scroll down to see bolded area regarding The Life Defense Act of 2012) Abortion. Evolution. Guns. As Tennessee lawmakers rush to the finish of the two-year legislative session, Republican leaders say they want their first term in control of the state Capitol to be remembered for their […]

The Law and My Uterus

March 22, 2012

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Knitting my Way Through Blog, March 22, 2012 by Essie Bruell The Government Free V-JJ Facebook siteis marshaling the efforts of hundreds of women who are knitting, crocheting and sewing lovely lady parts to send to legislators. The idea is to send that person one of his/her own to play with, so they will stay […]

Tennessee Abortion Bill Is Dangerous

March 21, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 21, 2012 by Cara Palmer A new anti-abortion bill in Tennessee would “require the state to publish the names of each doctor who performs an abortion, and detailed statistics about the women having the procedure,” according to the Huffington Post. The demographic information the bill would force the Tennessee Department of Health […]

Tennessee Abortion Bill Would Make Abortion Providers’ Names Public

March 19, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 19, 2012 by Laura Bassett A new bill moving through the Tennessee House of Representatives would require the state to publish the names of each doctor who performs an abortion and detailed statistics about the woman having the procedure, which opponents worry will spur anti-abortion violence in the state. The Life Defense […]

We Need a Personhood Movement for Women, Too

March 19, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 19, 2012 by Jason Stanford Who knew that Rick Santorum would turn out to be a voice of moderation in the war on women? In their fight to maintain control over their own health care decisions, women are now fighting this war on several fronts against the same kind of mouth breathers […]