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Monday, January 24, 2011

Across Country, Lawmakers Push Abortion Curbs

This article outlines a comprehensive list of state legislatures that are aiming to reduce access for reproductive rights in coming year.  According the head of Ohio Right to Life, they see this as the "best climate for passing pro-life laws in years."
Newly energized by their success in November’s midterm elections, conservative legislators in dozens of states are mounting aggressive campaigns to limit abortions.

The lawmakers are drafting, and some have already introduced, bills that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks after conception, push women considering abortions to view a live ultrasound of the fetus, or curb insurance coverage, among other proposals. 
Read more at The New York Times

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