House Republicans push 'nightmare' abortion bill based on anti-Asian stereotypes

A bill to outlaw abortions based on sex or race that Democratic lawmakers and advocates have called a “nightmare” made its way to the US House of Representatives committee floor late Thursday, where Republicans invoked Frederick Douglass, the Book of Matthew and Thomas Jefferson in arguing that abortions they believe to be discriminatory should be criminalized.

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Missouri Senate moves to hold St. Louis-area Planned Parenthood president in contempt

Senators in Missouri are moving to hold the president of a St Louis-area Planned Parenthood affiliate in contempt of court – under threat of jail time – for refusing to submit private medical documents.

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FL bill to defund Planned Parenthood would send women to dentists, school nurses for healthcare needs

A bill passed in the Florida legislature this week would effectively defund Planned Parenthood and other reproductive rights clinics by preventing state agencies from working with any organization that provides abortion care other than that for victims of rape, incest, or if the life of the woman is at risk.

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Georgia lawmakers poised to pour $2 million into 'fake abortion clinics'

The bill, which specifies abortion care should not be mentioned when discussing healthcare options for pregnant women, is now awaiting governor’s approval

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