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House Republican to introduce anti-abortion-rights bill targeting District

June 6, 2012

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The Hill, June 6, 2012 by Debbie Siegelbaum House Republicans are continuing their efforts to restrict abortions in the District of Columbia, announcing plans to introduce a new anti-abortion-rights bill in Congress. On May 31, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) wrote on his Facebook page that he plans to author the District of Columbia Respect for […]

Michigan GOP Congressman Announces New D.C. Anti-Abortion Restrictions On Facebook

June 6, 2012

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Think Progress, June 6, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser A Michigan congressman used his Facebook page last week to announce that he is planning to introduce legislation that would further limit accessto abortions for women in Washington, DC. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) posted that his bill would “requir[e] minors in D.C. to receive their parents’ consent […]

Women’s health issues stir up national debate

April 4, 2012

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The Detroit News, April 4, 2012 by Marisa Schultz Planned Parenthood opened a new health center this week in Ferndale in the midst of what supporters are calling unprecedented local and national efforts to put limits on women’s access to health care. With the presidential election as a backdrop,tensions inMichigan and acrossthe country are rising […]

Teen Moms Can’t Vote On Abortion Bill That Targets Them

April 4, 2012

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Care2.com, April 4, 2012 by Jessica Pieklo Montana plans to join the long list of states with an anti-abortion initiative on its November ballot, but unlike many of the others proposals, Montana’s targets a population that can’t even vote on it: teen moms. Montana wants voters to decide whether or not a girl 16 or […]