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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
state abortion laws

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Vetoes ‘Extreme’ Abortion Bill

In a week when the federal government placed even more restrictions on women’s rights, there was a silver lining on the state level: Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) vetoed an extreme abortion bill on Wednesday. House Bill 1307 would have tripled the mandatory waiting period before an abortion to 72 hours, which would have given Missouri the […]

July 3, 2014

North Carolina Becomes 3rd State to Defund Planned Parenthood

North Carolina is the latest victim of extremism by the Tea Party freshmen swept into state legislatures across the country last fall: Republican state representatives in North Carolina voted to override Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue’s veto of the state budget Wednesday morning, ensuring that a provision to strip all federal and state money from Planned […]

June 15, 2011