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Louisiana Senate Backs Bill for Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds

April 26, 2012

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LifeNews, April 26, 2012 by Steven Ertelt Add Louisiana to the list of states seeking to allow pregnant women considering an abortion a chance to see an ultrasound and hear a heartbeat of their unborn child beforehand. Late Tuesday afternoon, SB 708, the Hear the Heartbeat Act, authored by Senator Sharon Weston Broome (D-Baton Rouge), […]

GOP ‘War On Women’ Loses Momentum In The States

March 29, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 29, 2012 by Laura Bassett At this time last year, GOP-controlled state legislatures across the U.S. were passing a record number of laws restricting women’s access to reproductive health care. Now in the spring of 2012, as those same lawmakers attempt to impose new, harsher restrictions, they’re meeting with a great deal […]

Idaho ultrasound bill killed

March 28, 2012

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The Spokesman-Review, March 28, 2012 by Betsy Z. Russell Backers promise to retool and return next year with anti-abortion measure BOISE – Idaho’s forced ultrasound bill was killed for good Tuesday, when a House committee chairman said he won’t allow a hearing on the bill and anti-abortion activists said they’re withdrawing it. “The big problem that’s been […]