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Minnesota Senator Who Sponsored Vetoed Anti-Abortion Pill Bill Calls Viagra A ‘Drug For Life’

May 1, 2012

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Think Progress, May 1, 2012 by Amanda Peterson Beadle Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has vetoed an anti-abortion bill that would have required a doctor to be present for a woman to take the abortion-inducing drug RU-486, effectively banning “tele-med” abortions and disproportionately affecting women in rural communities. Dayton wrote in his veto letter that […]

MN: Dayton vetoes abortion bill

April 27, 2012

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Star Tribune, April 27, 2012 by Jennifer Brooks Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill Thursday that would have required licensing of abortion clinics. He’s also expected to veto another bill that would require a doctor to be present whenever an abortion pill is prescribed or swallowed. The abortion pill measure won final approval from the […]

Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion

April 24, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Sofia Resnick WASHINGTON — If you want to help carry out the anti-abortion mission of the taxpayer-funded Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center, you have to be a Christian. It’s right there on the Rapid City, S.D., center’s volunteer application. “Do you consider yourself a Christian?” “If yes, how long […]

Abortion bills part of end-of-session mix

April 19, 2012

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MPR News, April 19, 2012 by Elizabeth Dunbar St. Paul, Minn. — When the Minnesota House and Senate both held floor votes this week on two separate abortion-related bills, they did so as other work — including a healthcare spending bill and a tax bill — remained unfinished. That prompted criticism from opponents of the […]