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Via the Associated Press: An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam. The question Monday from Republican Rep. Vito Barbieri came as the House State Affairs Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on a bill that would ban doctors …

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House Votes To Restrict Abortion Funding Despite Promise Of White House Veto

Via the Associated Press: Republicans have muscled legislation through the House tightening federal restrictions on abortions, as thousands of abortion foes staged their annual protest march just down the street. The House approved the broadened abortion curbs by a near party-line 242-179 vote. The White House warned that President Barack Obama would veto the measure, all but ensuring that it …

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TEXAS: Anti-Gay AG Greg Abbott Beats Wendy Davis In Gubernatorial Race

Davis’ support for abortion rights made her public enemy #1 in Teabagistan.  Celebrations are erupting on Twitter.

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Robertson: For Halloween Give Satan A Black Eye For Legalizing Abortion

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NEW YORK CITY: Red-Caped Catholic Loons Demonstrate On Fifth Avenue

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TLC Blurs Duggars’ Roe V Wade Shirts

The maker of an anti-abortion shirt is angry with TLC for blurring his message during this week’s episode of 19 Kids And Counting. Knowing how dedicated to the pro-life cause the Duggars are, I expected to see the shirts many times on their show. It really amazes me that TLC would censor this; it’s not like people don’t know the …

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Tony Perkins Cheers Abortion Ruling

“All nine justices, including the President’s prodigies, agreed that creating an invisible barrier between pro-lifers and clinic entrances was a ridiculous infringement on free speech rights. In a state like Massachusetts, plenty of liberals objected to the practice and worked to pass a law that makes it a crime to knowingly stand on a ‘public way or sidewalk’ within 35 …

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SCOTUS Rules Unanimously: Abortion Protesters Can Get Right In Your Face

Via Think Progress: The Supreme Court unanimously struck down Massachusetts’ abortion buffer zone law on Thursday, ruling in favor of anti-choice protesters who argued that being required to stay 35 feet away from clinic entrances is a violation of their freedom of speech. The decision rolls back a proactive policy intended to safeguard women’s access to reproductive health care in …

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NEVADA: State GOP Drops Opposition To Gay Marriage And Abortion

Via the Las Vegas Review-Journal: Amid raucous debate, Nevada Republican Party conventioneers on Saturday stripped opposition to gay marriage and abortion from the party platform and endorsed Gov. Brian Sandoval for governor in the June 10 primary despite misgivings by conservatives, his criticism of the process and his absence from the meeting. By a show of hands, convention-goers adopted the …

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WASHINGTON: Abortion Clinic Arsonist Charged With Child Molestation

A man convicted of firebombing abortion clinics in the 1980s has been charged with molesting an eleven year-old girl. At least eight people identified Curtis Anton Beseda as the man seen in video surveillance released to the media on Tuesday. Prosecutors on Friday charged Beseda, 58, with first-degree child molestation in connection with the groping.A judge issued a $250,000 arrest …

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Bristol Palin Attacks Wendy Davis

“Gosh, children are sooo inconvenient, huh? I’m glad my mother didn’t put motherhood on the shelf when she was elected to City Council, then became our mayor, then Governor. Oh sorry – I mentioned my mother… Have you liberals gone into a tail spin of hate already? Did I lose you? I know you would rather think about Wendy Davis, …

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At Yesterday’s DC Anti-Abortion March

Note the camouflage cap on the fetus. Source.

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Boehner Speaks At DC March To Ban Abortion, Pope Tweets Support

Politico reports: Every January for the past 40 years, a large group of anti-abortion advocates has gathered on the National Mall and then marched to the Supreme Court to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Organizers say their participants in the past few years have numbered from 200,000 to 400,000, a large part of whom are young people, and …

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AUSTRALIA: Abortion Comment By Dan Savage Ignites Internet Firestorm

For several years the Sydney Opera House has hosted a forum titled the Festival Of Dangerous Ideas, where pundits and personalities like (the late) Christopher Hitchens, Julian Assange, and Alan Dershowitz have appeared. At this year’s event, Savage was asked to present a “dangerous idea.” His response: “Population control: there’s too many goddamn people on the planet. You know, I’m …

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Vatican Official: Nancy Pelosi Should Be Refused Communion Over Abortion Rights

A top Vatican official yesterday declared that Rep. Nancy Pelosi should be denied communion because of her support for abortion rights. Raymond Cardinal Leo Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome — the Vatican’s Supreme Court — slammed the California Democrat for “obstinately” persisting in grave sin by supporting the policy, even “after repeated admonitions.” …

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Bill Donohue: Here’s What The Pope Meant

“The pope is right that single-issue Catholics need to rise above their immediate concerns. He did not say we should not address abortion or homosexuality; he simply said we cannot be absorbed by these issues. Both the left and the right should heed his message. The article in the New York Times says U.S. bishops will feel the pinch of …

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WISCONSIN: Uproar As State Senate Approves Ultrasound Before Abortion Law

By a party line vote of 17-15 yesterday the Wisconsin state Senate approved a bill requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before an abortion so that “they know they are killing a live baby.”  Democrats demanded further debate but GOP Senate President Mike Ellis screamed, “The vote is non-debatable!” as he broke his gavel. According the Associated Press, the microphone …

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Ms. Magazine Cheers Brian Sims

“If you didn’t already know that Sims was the first openly gay member elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly, in 2012, you might have guessed it from that remark. After all, shouldn’t it be the straight males in the Pennsylvania House, who care most about women’s reproductive health? But no: Those men helped pass House Bill 818, which would ban …

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Robertson: Planned Parenthood Founder Inspired Hitler & Wanted Black Genocide

Robertson is repeating totally debunked crapola, of course.

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PENNSYLVANIA: Openly Gay State Rep. Brian Sims Denounces Anti-Abortion Bill

Brian Sims: “As a reminder, Mr. Speaker, I do believe this has been forgotten entirely by many of my colleagues today: Each of us put our hand on the Bible and swore to uphold the Constitution. We did not place our hands on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible.”  The bill passed: Pennsylvania’s state House of Representatives voted …

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