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Texas Abortion Clinics’ Future Unclear

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Free Speech “Buffer Zones”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:30am
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While the long-awaited Hobby Lobby decision won’t come until next week, the United States Supreme Court did issue a couple interesting rulings today.

In yet another unanimous decision this session, the Court reversed the First Circuit Court decision in McCullen v. Coakley.

At issue in McCullen v. Coakley was whether the...

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(speaks for itself sadly)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:20am
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In (speaks for itself) I presented the video of Emily Lett promoting her abortion.

The video is embedded again at the bottom of this post.

I used this screen cap to reflect what I saw as the flippant attitude.

But there was another aspect I thought about but didn’t wr...

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(speaks for itself)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00am
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This Senate ad could be titled “There But For Fortune”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:38pm
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This has been a great season so far for breakthrough videos by candidates seeking name recognition.

Who can forget Joni Ernst from Iowa who bragged about castrating pigs? That ad propelled her into a strong position in the crowded the Republican field.

Terri Lynn Land’s moments of silence on the War On Women...

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Contortionist: Wendy Davis back to opposing any limits on late-term abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:31pm
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Erick Erickson called Wendy Davis “Abortion Barbie” because of her cluelessness about the Gosnell shop of horrors at the same time she was fighting a proposed requirement that abortion clinics meet normal surgical center standards and abortion doctors have admitting privileges at local hostpitals.

When Davis stepped back from that position the...

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Wendy Davis accused of “betrayal” on abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 12:46pm
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The reaction to Wendy Davis’ statement that she could support a ban on late-term abortion if there were more deference given to patients and physicians has caused angst in a Democratic base already upset over Davis’ support of Open Carry laws.

Amanda Marcotte at Slate.com called it a betrayal (emphasis added):

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Why is “Abortion Barbie” off limits for Wendy Davis?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:45am

Among the nicest things the Democratic smear machine called Sarah Palin was “Caribou Barbie.” Just about everything else they called her was much worse.

The term “Caribou Barbie” started within days of Palin’s nomination for Veep in August 2008.  By September 2, 2008, the term was spreading throughout the left-blogosphere, as

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