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Personhood Coalition files legal action to make this ballot — or next

September 27, 2012

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Denver Post, September 27, 2012 by Electa Draper The Colorado Personhood Coalition said Thursday it is suing in Denver District Court to challenge the secretary of state’s ruling that the anti-abortion measure fell short of making the fall ballot by 3,859 signatures. By law, the coalition had 30 days from the Secretary of State Scott […]

GOP Platform: Abortion Ban Approved By Republicans In Tampa

August 28, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 28, 2012 by PHILIP ELLIOT and ALAN FRAM TAMPA, Fla. — Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like program and cut taxes to energize the economy and create jobs. The document opens by […]

Paul Ryan’s Deep Anti-Choice Roots

August 27, 2012

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The Progressive, August 27, 2012 by Ruth Conniff Paul Ryan’s views are just as extreme as Todd Akin’s. Before he became famous for his budget plan, Ryan began his political career as a creature of Wisconsin’s pro-life movement. When he first ran for Congress from Janesville, Wisconsin, in 1998, Paul Ryan sought the endorsement 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 […]

Canada: Federal private member’s motion M-312 ignites fetus debate

August 23, 2012

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Straight, August 23, 2012 by Gail Johnson Parliament is set to debate if MPs should re-examine the definition of when a fetus is considered a human being. And local reaction is growing against and in favour of the potential review. Kitchener Centre Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth has put forward a private member’s motion (M-312) asking […]

Life as an Anti-Woman Woman (the other side)

August 20, 2012

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Hot Air, August 20, 2012 by Amy Lutz I think I’m having an identity crisis. When the news that Mitt Romney had selected Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running-mate broke late Friday night, I was ecstatic. However, according to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, I reacted inappropriately because Ryan is “not a pick for women.” Now […]

Paul Ryan’s solid antiabortion credentials

August 14, 2012

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Washington Post, August 14, 2012 by Sarah Kliff Paul Ryan is known around Washington as a budget wonk, the Republican legislator with big economic ideas. Antiabortion groups see something else in Romney’s vice presidential pick: a stalwart opponent of abortion rights. Ryan is hardly the face of the antiabortion movement. He has not introduced a […]