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Scott Roeder Sentenced to Life in Prison, No Parole for 50 Years

TweetYesterday, Scott Roeder — the anti-choice extremist who assassinated abortion provider and reproductive rights leader Dr. George Tiller last year — was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for 50 years. We’ve been waiting for the last year to hear this sentencing after the shock, devastation and fury over Dr. Tiller’s [...]
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Quick Hit Update: Utah miscarriage criminalization bill withdrawn

TweetWhew. New York Times reports: A sweeping anti-abortion statute in Utah that would have allowed up to life in prison for a woman whose fetus died from her intentional or reckless behavior was withdrawn by its sponsor on Thursday and will be revised to be narrower in scope. The original bill, which was sent to [...]
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CSW 2010: Why This U.S. Based Feminist Gives a Damn

Tweet This week marks the kickoff of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a 2-week, woman-focused conference that takes place annually at the United Nations (UN). Basically, this means that for the next two weeks, THE principal global policy-making body will be dedicating itself exclusively to the pursuit of gender equality and the [...]
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Virginia OKs pro-choice license plates, but not without anti-choice efforts to divert funds from PP

Tweet After we were thrilled to announce the sale of Planned Parenthood of Virginia’s “Choose Choice” license plates, the state House decided that although the plate was introduced by the organization, none of the funds made from the plates’ sales should actually go to them. This is despite the fact that the funds from “Choose [...]
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Quick Hit Update: “Kill Your Hooker” Facebook group changes name to avoid deletion

TweetAs an update to yesterday’s What We Missed that called attention to the horrendous Facebook group, “Kill Your Hooker So You Don’t Have to Pay Her”, one of our readers alerted us to this: Apparently, everyone’s speedy organizing has resulted in the group changing their name (and link) to make it seem as if the [...]
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