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Judge overturns Oklahoma abortion drug law

May 14, 2012

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Fox23, May 14, 2012 by AP OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma law that prohibits the use of certain abortion-inducing drugs has been ruled unconstitutional by a district court judge. The ruling by Judge Donald Worthington says the law violates a woman’s fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. The law was approved in 2011 […]

Ohio Senate has no intention of passing ‘Heartbeat Bill’

May 3, 2012

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Columbus Dispatch, May 3, 2012 by Catherine Candisky President Tom Niehaus says he won’t pass legislation to essentially outlaw abortion in Ohio. House Bill 125, the so-called heartbeat bill, triggered an unprecedented split in Ohio’s anti-abortion community, which disagreed about whether it was a good legal strategy to enact legislation almost certain to be declared […]

The GOP’s abortion offensive reaches New Hampshire

March 30, 2012

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Salon, March 30, 2012 by Irin Carmon Once a bastion of fiscal conservatism and social tolerance, the GOP’s war on women has infected the state House New Hampshire is supposed to be a libertarian state relatively unconcerned by “social issues,” so what is its House doing passing eight bills restricting abortion and contraception access? As […]

District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Ultrasound Law, Expect A Supreme Court Battle

March 29, 2012

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RH Reality Check, March 29, 2012 by Robin Marty The 10th Circuit Federal Court has just issued a permanent injunction on a 2010 Oklahoma law that would require all women terminating their pregnancies to first undergo a mandatory ultrasound. The news, which is no doubt welcome to the women in and around Oklahoma who will […]

Oklahoma Court Strikes Down Ultrasound Abortion Law

March 28, 2012

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News 9, March 28, 2012 by Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY -An Oklahoma County judge has permanently blocked a state law that requires women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus prior to the abortion.District Judge Brian Dixon handed down an order Wednesday ruling that the law is […]