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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Republicans Push State-by-State Anti-Abortion Agenda Across U.S.
03 Jul 2011
Modified: 09:44:49 AM
Interview with Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL-Pro Choice America, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Republicans Push State-by-State Anti-Abortion Agenda Across U.S.

Interview with Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL-Pro Choice America, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Almost all of the nation’s state legislatures this year were forced to focus on large budget deficits and figuring out ways to deal with them, including deep cuts to government services and programs. But, just like in the U.S. House of Representatives, many legislatures controlled by Republicans made time to debate bills that restrict women's access to abortion. Hundreds of measures were introduced around the country, and a significant number were passed. Some require mandatory ultra-sounds; others ban abortions after 20 weeks with no exceptions for the health of the mother or rape or incest; others place restrictions on abortion coverage in the federal government's new health insurance exchanges.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/seg/110708bf-btl-keenan.html
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