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Louisiana Attempts to Cement Its Status As Most Pro-Life State in America

May 31, 2012

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Think Progress, May 31, 2012 by Alex Brown Two bills that would further restrict abortion rights in Louisiana will be on their way to GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal’s desk soon. The state House and Senate passed SB 708, which alters a 2010 bill requiring an ultrasound before any abortion procedure, with overwhelming majorities. The legislation […]

NH: Senate and House Divisions Crystalize over Abortion Bills

April 25, 2012

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NHPR, April 25, 2012 by Sam Evans-Brown All eyes were on the State Senate today, where lawmakers voted down a bevy of bills that would regulate abortion and allow employers to opt out of covering contraception. State lawmakers have traditionally rejected such measures, but the issue has become a point of friction between the house […]

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 […]

State senate committee holds testimony on four anti-abortion bills

April 13, 2012

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Nashua Telegraph, April 13, 2012 by Kevin Landrigan CONCORD – Supporters of several bills to ban abortions fought against being labeled anti-women, while opponents told lawmakers they risked fouling New Hampshire’s reputation as a state that defends individual rights. These were the philosophical markers laid down as a state Senate committee took hours of testimony […]

Women are under attack in Pennsylvania

April 4, 2012

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Mainline Media News, April 4, 2012 by Michele Vaughn At a time when our governor and our legislature should be fixing unemployment, improving education and repairing our crumbling infrastructure, they have instead focused their political and personal agenda on attacking women’s rights foremost: by introducing House Bill 1077, one of the most appalling and reprehensible […]