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Denying Women Their Rights, Criminalizing Doctors

April 25, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 25, 2012 by Anu Kumar Last week, Wisconsin Planned Parenthood announced it would no longer provide medical abortion, or abortion using medicines, due to new state regulations that make the procedure onerous. At a time when the pool of abortion providers is shrinking and abortion clinics are closing, medical abortion can truly […]

Republican Propositions on Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Move Toward Sharia Law?

April 11, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 11, 2012 by Anisa Noormohamed As Americans, we value the separation of Church and State and indeed this separation is crucial to accommodate the many varied religious beliefs of the American people. We strive to serve as an example of democracy and women’s rights but when analyzing the recent dialogue on abortion […]

The GOP’s abortion offensive reaches New Hampshire

March 30, 2012

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Salon, March 30, 2012 by Irin Carmon Once a bastion of fiscal conservatism and social tolerance, the GOP’s war on women has infected the state House New Hampshire is supposed to be a libertarian state relatively unconcerned by “social issues,” so what is its House doing passing eight bills restricting abortion and contraception access? As […]

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 […]

Kansas Abortion Bill Would Impose Sweeping Restrictions

February 6, 2012

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Huffington Post, February 6,2012 by John Celock Kansas lawmakers have been given six days to consider one of the most sweeping state anti-abortion bills to be introduced. A Kansas House committee is scheduled to take up a bill Wednesday that would exempt doctors from malpractice suits if they withheld medical information to prevent an abortion. […]

South Dakota Abortion Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Dennis Daugaard

March 22, 2011

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Huffington Post, March 22, 2011 PIERRE, S.D. — Women who want an abortion in South Dakota will face the longest waiting period in the nation – three days – and have to undergo counseling at pregnancy help centers that discourage abortions under a measure signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Within minutes of […]