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Republican presidential contenders compete for title of Biggest Abortion Hater to court anti-choice org’s support

TweetOn Wednesday night, the GOP’s best and, um, brightest (?) got together for a gala hosted by the deceptively-named Susan B. Anthony List. Hoping to get the prominent anti-choice group’s endorsement in the 2016 presidential primaries, the Republican contenders all shamelessly pandered to the anti-choice fringe. ThinkProgress has pulled together some of the greatest hits from the [...]
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Map of the Day: Texas’s disappearing abortion clinics

TweetAs the extreme anti-choice restrictions passed last year in Texas continue to force clinics to shut their doors, RH Reality Check has put together a map tracking the closures.  Tweet
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Quick Hit: “Prevent women from living my tragedy”

TweetIn an op-ed calling on West Virginia lawmakers to reject a 20-week abortion they’re considering, Danielle Deaver describes what happened when her pregnancy went horribly wrong at 22 weeks: Nebraska was the first of a handful of states to enact a so-called “20 week abortion ban,” similar to a bill considered by the West Virginia Legislature. [...]
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Quote of the Day: Virginia lawmaker says a pregnant woman is just a “child’s host”

TweetIn response to a Valentine’s Day card from reproductive rights advocates asking him to protect reproductive health care, Virginia state senator Steve Martin took to Facebook to expand on his anti-choice views. Via the Huffington Post: “I don’t expect to be in the room or will I do anything to prevent you from obtaining a contraceptive. [...]
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Could this be the year the pro-choice movement goes on the offensive?

TweetAccording to the tally from the Guttmacher Institute, 51 pro-choice measures have been introduced in 14 states this year–the highest number in a couple decades. Bloomberg reports: The volume of state-level, pro-abortion-rights legislation outstrips that of any year since the early 1990s, when states sought to codify access to the procedure, said Elizabeth Nash, states [...]
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