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Proposed Anti-Abortion Measure in Canada Lacks Support

September 18, 2012

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Ms. Magazine, September 18, 2012 Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Stephen Woodworth has proposed a private-member bill calling for the study of when a baby becomes a human being. MP Woodworth’s motion (motion 312) would review part of the Canadian homicide Criminal Code which states that a fetus becomes a human being at the moment […]

Oklahoma supreme court denies personhood bill

September 6, 2012

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Examiner.com, September 6, 2012 by Nicole Ramage September 5, Oklahoma supreme court ruled that the personhood bill was denied. If this bill would have been enacted, it would mean that the definition of person would be “any human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being to natural death.” The supreme […]

Take Action: Write and email and protect women!

September 5, 2012

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Cooch Watch, September 5, 2012 by Lacey Landry We are asking you to take 5 minutes out of your day to write an e-mail to Dr. John Seeds, the anti-choice activist physician recently appointed to the Board of Health by Governor Bob McUltrasound. We are demanding that he recuse himself from the vote at the […]

Paul Ryan: Rape is a method of conception

August 27, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 27, 2012 by Paul Slansky Last week, Paul Ryan gave an interview in which, defending his position that there should be no excuses for abortion, he referred to rape as a “method of conception.” Wow, right? Talk about a benign euphemism. Rape — RAPE! — is now a “method of conception.” You […]

Akin Unmasks the Pro-Life Movement

August 20, 2012

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The American Prospect, August 20, 2012 by Amanda Marcotte The myth that women can’t get pregnant from rape stems from basic assumptions anti-choicers make about women. If you’re going to slander the estimated 32,000 women a year who become pregnant after being raped, it’s probably not wise to do it on a Sunday, when it […]

Sen. Rand Paul Ruins More Things with Anti-Choice Antics

June 27, 2012

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NARAL Blog for Choice, June 27, 2012 Today, a key committee of the U.S. Senate was a supposed to consider a bill to give Washington, D.C. greater autonomy over its own budget. But, the committee won’t get a chance to because of…Sen. Rand Paul. The junior senator from the commonwealth of Kentucky filed several amendments […]

Vagina is not a Dirty Word

June 26, 2012

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RH Reality Check, June 26, 2012 by Beverly McPhail “Vagina” is not a dirty word, although legislators in the state of Michigan seem to think so. Recently, in response to the debate over a strict anti-choice bill that places onerous obstacles in the path of women seeking legal abortion, State Representative Lisa Brown used the […]