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Texas judge allows Planned Parenthood to be part of state Women’s Health Program

TweetGood news from Texas–a judge in Texas has stopped the state from banning Planned Parenthood from participating in the state’s Women’s Health Program. This means Planned Parenthood will continue to receive much needed state funding to provide health care services to low income women in Texas. The bill was pushed by Republican legislators that were responding to constituents that [...]
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Wisconsin’s Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act

TweetAs we’ve noted before, Scott Walker joined the ranks of some of the countries most anti-choice leaders after signing the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act last month–a bill that restricts the ability for abortion providers to render non-surgical abortions. And a bill that managed to put “web cam” in the title. This bill went [...]
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Forthcoming HBO Special on Dr. Tiller

TweetThe brains behind True Blood has another show up his sleeve. Alan Ball, who’s the executive producer of many of my friends’ top DVR selection, is working on a new show called Witchita. The new drama will be based on Dr. Tiller,  who was, for many years the figurehead of political and cultural tensions. Ball is [...]
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Quick Hit: Texas judge blocks key parts of sonogram bill

TweetSome good news: a judge in Texas ruled that parts of a sonogram bill that was slated to pass in Texas would actually be unconstitutional, specifically forcing physicians to show a woman the sonogram against her will. via Reuters. The law, which had been due to go into effect on Thursday, was a major part [...]
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Wasserman Schultz: “Stop playing politics with women’s lives.”

Tweet“I have never felt my right as a woman was more threatened than I do today,” said Democratic National Committee chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz at a Planned Parenthood rally yesterday who emphasized that she was 6 years old when Roe v. Wade was passed and we will not go back to that time. She [...]
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