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States enacted 43 pro-life measures in 2012

Catholic World News - January 03, 2013

In 2012, 19 states enacted 43 provisions that “sought to restrict access to abortion services,” according to the Guttmacher Institute.

“Although some of the most high-profile debates occurred around legislation requiring that women seeking an abortion be required to first undergo an ultrasound or imposing strict regulations on abortion providers, most of the new restrictions enacted in 2012 concerned limits on later abortion, coverage in health exchanges or medication abortion,” the institute said in its 2012 state policy review.

The institute, named for a former president of Planned Parenthood, seeks “to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights,” according to its website.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jan. 03, 2013 7:55 PM ET USA

    Good. Through prayer and legislation we need to drive PP out of its sordid, corrupting business. Talk about a racket--convince kids to have illicit sex, then kill the children conceived--all for a profit. Oh, and they get 401(c)3 status in the Code.

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