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Judge allows anti-abortion law to take effect, grants more time to Mississippi clinic

July 14, 2012


Lubbock Online, July 14, 2012 by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Friday allowed Mississippi’s anti-abortion law to take effect but said the state’s only clinic can remain open and will not face any penalties as it tries to comply with new requirements. U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III gave […]

Thousands protest at Turkey anti-abortion law plan

June 3, 2012


Reuters, June 3, 2012by Ece Toksabay Thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul on Sunday to protest against plans by Turkey’s prime minister to bring in a new law on abortion, a practice he has called “murder”. Women of all ages held aloft banners with slogans including “My body, my choice” and “I […]

Bubba And His Poor, Pitiful Women

May 17, 2012


ACLU, May 17, 2012 by Alexa Kolbi-Molinas, Yesterday, a video leaked of Mississippi Representative Lester “Bubba” Carpenter (pictured above) gloating that he and his anti-choice cronies had passed a bill that could effectively put an end to safe, legal abortion in the state of Mississippi. The money quote: It’s going to be challenged, of course, […]

Republicans In Georgia Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks Of Pregnancy, Even In Cases Of Rape

May 2, 2012


Addicting Info, May 2, 2012 by Stephen D. Foster Jr. It was a one sided battle that resulted in Democratic women walking out of the legislature while their male Republican colleagues voted to take away their right to choose. Now the bill that prompted the walkout has been signed into law by Georgia Republican Governor […]

Ala. Senate says no abortion in health exchange

April 25, 2012


WSFA, April 24, 2012 by AP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Senate has passed a bill to prohibit any insurance plan offered through a health insurance exchange in Alabama from offering coverage for elective abortions. The bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Greg Reed of Jasper cleared the Senate 30-2 Tuesday and now goes to […]