Post Tagged with: "Reproductive rights"

Incest Can Be Voluntary, So No Exception For Abortion, Says Virginia GOP Candidate

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn't be granted in that case, either.

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn’t be granted in that case, either.

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GOP Senator Thinks Pregnancy Tests In Bars Are Responsible, But Using Birth Control Isn’t

Pete Kelly, still frame from Vimeo

Alaskan senator wants to put pregnancy tests in bars, restaurants and businesses but no increasing access to birth control – it is for irresponsible people.

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American Catholic Nuns Circulate Petition, Prepare To Protest In Favor Of Birth Control Coverage

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

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Victory For Women In Arkansas: Federal Judge Rules Abortion Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled that Arkansas' abortion ban, which was the most restrictive in the country, was unconstitutional because it wasn't based on viability.

A federal judge ruled that Arkansas’ abortion ban, which was the most restrictive in the country, was unconstitutional because it wasn’t based on viability.

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Watch Out! Top 10 Signs Your Religious Freedoms Are Under Attack

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Gay marriage is wrecking the country! Christians are under attack! How worried should you be? Here are 10 signs that your religious freedom is at risk.

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Virginia GOP Senator Thinks Pregnant Women Are Just Host Bodies

Photo screen captured from a scene with Sigourney Weaver in "Alien.

Virginia State Sen. Martin described pregnant women as “hosts,” in a Facebook post shortly after Valentine’s Day. He also showed he has no idea about women.

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New Republican ‘Job Plan’ Insults Women, Creates No Jobs (VIDEO)

New Republican ‘Job Plan’ Insults Women, Creates No Jobs (VIDEO)

House Republicans presented their insane ‘job plan’ at what was supposed to be a serious hearing. The HR 7 bill insults women and creates no jobs.

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Secret British Court Forces Italian Woman To Deliver Baby, Then Denies Her Custody

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A pregnant woman lost her rights while visiting Britain; commitment to a psychiatric ward, a forced Caesarian section delivery, and forfeiture of her child.

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At Last! Congressional Democrats To Introduce Pro-Choice ‘Women’s Health Protection Act’

Congressional Democrats who are pro-choice are fighting back against state restrictions with the Women's Health Protection Act.
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  U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced at a news conference on Wednesday that he will introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act in the Senate. The action is being undertaken by pro-choice members in both houses of Congress. According to a prior press release from the senator’s office, the law’s intent […]

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10 Thing Lawmakers Should Have To Do Before Voting On Anti-Choice Bills (VIDEOS)

Illustration by Tom Tomorrow

There’s nothing like men voting on anti-choice bills. Here are 10 steps that ALL lawmakers who want to dictate women’s health should be required to take:

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Instead Of Focusing On Things That Matter, Senate Republicans Forcing Vote On 20 Week Abortion Ban

Instead Of Focusing On Things That Matter, Senate Republicans Forcing Vote On 20 Week Abortion Ban

Senate Republicans have decided that they no longer care if an abortion bill is doomed to failure, they want to force a vote in the Senate anyway.

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State By State Proof Of The GOP War On Women, And Why Their Bills Should Be Defeated

Nope, no GOP “war on women,” right? @ThinkProgress

A comprehensive, state-by-state guide to legislation passed or promoted by the Republican war on women.

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Study Shows That The Abortion Rate Falls Dramatically When Contraception Is Free

Study Shows That The Abortion Rate Falls Dramatically When Contraception Is Free

Another GOP talking point bites the dust, as yet more studies show how birth control access reduces the number of abortions.

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Texas Republicans Attempting To Slam Six Week Abortion Ban Through Legislature During Special Session

Photo of Texas GOP State Rep. Phil King from Parker County Blog.

Texas Republicans are now completely drunk on power, and trying to force through an even MORE extreme anti-abortion bill.

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Women Lose Reproductive Freedom In Texas As Republicans Force Final Passage Of Abortion Bill

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Republicans in Texas have successfully forced final passage of one of the most draconian pieces of anti-abortion legislation in America late Friday night around midnight, all but wiping out a woman’s right to choose throughout the Lone Star State. According to the Texas Tribune, “The measure restricting abortions in Texas […]

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Woman Shames Texas Republicans During Testimony Against Draconian Abortion Bill (VIDEO)

Woman Shames Texas Republicans During Testimony Against Draconian Abortion Bill (VIDEO)

Thousands of women have traveled to the Texas State Capitol to protest and heavily outnumbered anti-choice supporters of the bill.

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Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Forced Ultrasound Bill Into Law

Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Forced Ultrasound Bill Into Law

Though Governor Scott Walker has had since mid-June to sign the bill, he waited to do it behind closed door over a holiday weekend… cowardice in action.

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Ohio Anti-Abortion Provisions Even More Extreme Than Previously Believed

Gov. John Kasich signs the two-year state budget during a ceremony at the Statehouse. BROOKE LAVALLEY | DISPATCH

On Sunday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed some of the most extreme anti-abortion provisions into law, while surrounded by male colleagues.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich Signs Extreme Anti-Abortion Provisions Into Law

Despite 17,000 petitions in opposition to the bill and massive protests, Ohio's governor signed an extreme anti-abortion bill into law. Image @Babble

Despite 17,000 petitions in opposition to the bill and massive protests, Ohio’s governor signed an extreme anti-abortion bill into law.

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Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

GOP lawmaker and physician speaks up for the right to choose an abortion. Too bad more Republicans don’t have the courage and integrity to do the same.

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