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Could ‘personhood’ bills outlaw IVF?

August 30, 2012

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CNN, August 30, 2012 by Nadia Kounang For the past two weeks, since Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin uttered the phrase “legitimate rape,” Republicans have had to face questions about their attempts to end abortion. But could these same attempts also outlaw in vitro fertilization? The Republican Party’s platform states: “We assert the sanctity of […]

H.R. 212: The Ectopic Pregnancy Death Sentence Act for Women

August 23, 2012

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Desert Beacon Blog, August 23, 2012 There is nothing subtle about H.R. 212, the “Sanctity of Life Act,” sponsored by Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) and co-sponsored by 64 other Republicans in the House of Representatives, including Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI).   The CRS summaryof the bill is short and to […]

H.R.212 – Sanctity of Human Life Act

January 7, 2011

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OpenCongress.org Bill Titles: Short: Sanctity of Human Life Act as introduced. Official: To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization. 112th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 212 To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 7, 2011 Mr. BROUN of Georgia […]