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“We wait, for our son to be born, so that he can die.”

TweetWhen Charles Vestal joined the hundreds of Texans who came out to support Wendy Davis’ filibuster last year, he didn’t know that the collection of anti-choice bills they were opposing would pass, would successfully shut down many of the clinics of the state, and would spark a fight that might ultimately end in the Supreme [...]
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5 things that are people according to the impeccable logic of Senator Lindsey Graham

TweetLindsey Graham, US Senator from South Carolina and Expert on Pregnancy, defended the 20-week abortion ban he’s introduced in Congress by noting that parents sometimes sing to their fetuses. Ergo: fetuses are people.  Tweet
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Quote of the Day: “The most brutal form of domestic violence is the violence against unborn children”

Tweet Oh, for fuck’s sake. Via Raw Story: A Kentucky Republican lawmaker wants to classify abortion as a form of domestic violence. “The most brutal form of domestic violence is the violence against unborn children, and this particular bill would prohibit abortions after the fetus feels pain, which is 20 weeks and older,” said Rep. Joe Fischer (R-Fort Thomas). [...]
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20 week abortion ban defeated in Albuquerque!

Tweet  Last night, Albuquerque voters took to the polls to vote on a ballot measure that would ban abortion after 20 weeks. I’ve been on the ground in Albuquerque for 10 days supporting the Respect ABQ Women campaign and engaging young voters, and I’m thrilled to report that Albuquerque voters rejected this ballot measure! Tweet
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Albuquerque vote on 20-week ban could affect late-term abortion access for whole country

TweetTomorrow, Albuquerque, New Mexico residents will vote on a ballot initiative banning abortions after 20 weeks. As you know, 20-week bans have been passed in several states and the House of Representatives, despite the fact that the courts–and, ya know, common sense–suggest that they are clearly unconstitutional (also: really cruel). Anti-choice advocates initially tried unsuccessfully to [...]
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