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Court rules that law that would shut down Mississippi’s sole abortion clinic is unconstitutional

Tweet In the latest salvo in the battle to keep Mississippi’s only abortion clinic open, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law designed to shut it down is unconstitutional. “Pre-viability, a woman has the constitutional right to end her pregnancy by abortion. H.B. 1390 effectively extinguishes that right within Mississippi’s borders,” the [...]
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The Satantic Temple uses Hobby Lobby ruling to claim religious exemption from anti-choice biased counseling laws

TweetCiting the Hobby Lobby ruling, the Satanic Temple is claiming a religious exemption from the anti-choice “informed consent” laws that require abortion providers in 35 states to give out biased, sometimes false, information about the procedure. Given that “the Supreme Court has decided that religious beliefs are so sacrosanct that they can even trump scientific fact,” the Temple [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Counter-protesting anti-choice protestors

TweetSaturday Chores chronicles the adventures of “a pro-choice husband/wife team from Raleigh, N.C.” as they spend Saturday mornings counter-protesting anti-choice clinic protestors–oh, sorry, I mean, “sidewalk counselors“–by holding up funny signs. Like so: Somehow there’s nothing like a sign about turtles to deflate all that self-righteous anti-abortion doom-and-gloom. Check out more of my favorite signs after [...]
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“Las Libres” film on Mexican women convicted for homicide for abortions is coming to a theater near you

TweetLas Libres, a Mexican documentary about the struggle to free women convicted for homicide and thrown in jail for having abortions is coming to a theater (possibly) near you. And you’ll want to see it. Tweet
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Map of the Day: “Bad medicine” laws undermine reproductive health care across the country

Tweet A new report from the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the common anti-choice restrictions that are forcing doctors to choose between following the law and doing what they know is best for their patients.  Tweet
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