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Turkish PM preparing anti-abortion bill

May 29, 2012


IOL News, May 29, 2012 by Jonathon Burch Ankara – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday his government was preparing a draft bill on abortion and intended to enact it into law, a move likely to escalate a row over the practice which the Turkish leader has called “murder”. Erdogan sparked outrage from […]

Mississippi lawmaker: Coat hanger abortions might come back. ‘But hey…’

May 14, 2012


The Maddow Blog, May 14, 2012 by Laura Conaway Last month, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges in a local hospital. Mississippi has one clinic left, where, because of the state’s anti-abortion climate, they commute to work from Alabama. It’s no secret that Mississippi Republicans, […]

Tennessee Abortion Bill Would Make Abortion Providers’ Names Public

March 19, 2012


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 […]

South Dakota Abortion Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Dennis Daugaard

March 22, 2011


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 […]