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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 […]

Women’s group says Paul Ryan would “outlaw in vitro fertilization”

August 16, 2012

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Tampa Bay Times PolitiFact, August 16, 2012 by Louis Jacobson UltraViolet, a liberal group, says Paul Ryan would support outlawing in vitro fertilization. We take a look at their claim. While Paul Ryan’s views on fiscal policy and Medicare have dominated news coverage of his being picked as Mitt Romney’s running mate, liberal critics of […]

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 […]

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 […]