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Abortion clinic ad turns murder mainstream

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:40pm 4/23/2015 at 6:40pm
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Late last month, the internet descended into justified outrage over the launch of a “spa-like” abortion clinic located in Friendship Heights, just outside of Washington, D.C. Carafem’s approach to the business of abortion is made clear in one of their many flippant, casual slogans: Abortion. Yeah, we do that.

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Colorado’s NARAL chapter makes disturbing admission

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:30pm 4/20/2015 at 4:30pm
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Earlier today, Colorado’s chapter of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, or NARAL, tweeted a disturbing admission in response to a bill currently rattling around in the state house.

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Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:30pm 4/18/2015 at 2:30pm
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Rand Paul has managed to do something no Republican before him has done. In a series of recent comments and media appearances, the Kentucky senator has turned the abortion debate around, calling on Democrats and their media allies to defend their position on late-term abortion.

Paul’s position is summarized perfectly in this...

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Six Democrats blocking help for human trafficking victims (#JVTA)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11:30am 3/17/2015 at 11:30am
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“Human trafficking” is a pretty whitewashed term for something so ugly. Peel away the layers and you’ll find stories that don’t sound like they should come from the United States.

You’ll find rape, and sexual assault. And abuse. And slavery.

And Democrats are refusing to fight it.

Back in January, members of...

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Dems play politics with victims of human trafficking

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 8:30am 3/11/2015 at 8:30am
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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act is a good thing.

If passed, it would allow law enforcement agencies to expand and improve human trafficking deterrence programs. It would make it possible to protect victims while more efficiently prosecuting those who deal in the modern day slavery industry. It would increase...

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Dr. Vivek Murthy: Our New Anti-Gun Pro-Abortion Surgeon General

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00am 12/19/2014 at 7:00am
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In the haze of the recent news about Cuba, you may not have heard that Dr. Vivek Murthy has been confirmed as the new Surgeon General of the United States.

Tanya Somanader of the White House blog reported:

The Nation’s Doctor: Dr. Vivek Murthy Is Confirmed as Surgeon General

The Surgeon General is America’s...

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SCOTUS Blocks Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:00am 10/15/2014 at 7:00am
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The Supreme Court has issued an unsigned order blocking key provisions of sweeping new health care regulations from being enforced against Texas abortion providers.

Via Fox News:

In an unsigned order, the justices sided with abortion rights advocates and health care providers in suspending an Oct. 2 ruling by a panel of the...

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Colorado votes on “personhood” (again)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:15pm 10/11/2014 at 12:15pm
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On November 4, Colorado residents will have to decide whether or not to change their criminal code to include an “unborn human being” in the definition of a “person.” Proponents of the measure, dubbed “Amendment 67,” say that the goal of the initiative is to protect pregnant women, but opponents say...

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Fifth Circuit OKs Texas Abortion Law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:29pm 10/3/2014 at 2:29pm
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A three-judge panel has overturned a previous ruling blocking implementation of Texas’ new abortion restrictions.

Last month, the State of Texas appealed a U.S. District Court decision blocking the new restrictions, saying that the court’s application of the “undue burden” standard was improper. The Fifth Circuit panel agreed with the state’s...

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Surprise! Obamacare subsidizes abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:07pm 9/16/2014 at 6:07pm
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For all the times we’ve been told Obamacare does not fund abortion, a new GAO report proves exactly the opposite. Salon wrote this fantastic piece decrying anti-choice activists who bought into the Obamacare-abortion myth, and last night the Washington Examiner released their findings related to the GAO report and recapped the...

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Texas Abortion Clinics’ Future Unclear

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30pm 9/12/2014 at 7:30pm
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Today in New Orleans, attorneys for the State of Texas asked the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for an immediate stay to a previous ruling that disallows regulators from enforcing new laws against abortion providers.

Earlier this summer, U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the new laws were...

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Wendy Davis: I had two abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:10pm 9/5/2014 at 10:10pm
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Well, this is interesting.

I knew Wendy Davis was selling her new book while campaigning — usually that’s done before or after the campaign — but we now know why.

Davis’ book reveals she had two abortions, something sure to shake up the race at a time when taking risks is worth it...

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Judge blocks Louisiana law requiring abortion providers have hospital privileges

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 1, 2014 at 8:30am 9/1/2014 at 8:30am
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On Sunday, a federal judge temporarily blocked a new Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles’ ruling potentially saved all 5 of Louisiana’s abortion clinics from being forced to close their...

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Judge Rejects Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7:27pm 8/29/2014 at 7:27pm
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U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled today that portions of Texas’ 2013 abortion law are unconstitutional. “HB 2,” which passed during the last legislative session in spite of the efforts of now-gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D-10), drew the ire of women’s rights activists and abortion providers for its imposition of...

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Louisiana abortion providers sue over new hospital privilege requirement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 5:30pm 8/24/2014 at 5:30pm
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On Friday, several abortion providers sued the state of Louisiana over new laws governing doctors who choose to perform the procedure.

Louisiana’s new law, signed by Governor Bobby Jindal in June, requires that doctors who perform abortions have active admitting privileges at a hospital that is located not further than thirty...

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Texas Pro-Life Legislation is Back on Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 4:02pm 8/5/2014 at 4:02pm
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HB 2, the landmark piece of legislation that made Wendy Davis famous, is back on trial.

Today is...

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UCSB Prof Pleads No Contest to Assault on Pro-Life Teen

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:10pm 7/26/2014 at 6:10pm
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Earlier this year at College Insurrection, we reported the story of Mireille Miller-Young, a professor who assaulted a pro-life teenager protesting on...

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