Roundup: Ryan-DeLauro Abortion Reduction Bill to Be Re-introduced Today

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Roundup: Ryan-DeLauro Abortion Reduction Bill to Be Re-introduced Today

Brady Swenson

The Ryan-DeLauro bill, aimed at reducing the need for abortion by supporting pregnant women and their families, to be re-introduced today; Group asks justice department to do more to protect abortion clinics; and much more.

Ryan-DeLauro Bill to Be Re-introduced Today Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a Democrat from Connecticut who favors abortion rights, and
Rep. Tim Ryan, a Democrat from Ohio who opposes them, will unveil the
"Preventing Unintended Pregnancies, Reducing the Need for Abortion and
Supporting Parents Act" at a Washington press conference today, a re-introduction of their bill first proposed in 2006. The
measure aims to reduce the number of abortions in the U.S. by providing
greater government support for pregnant women and their families and
expanding teen pregnancy prevention programs, among a host of other

Group Asks Justice Department to Protect Abortion Clinics An abortion-rights group said Wednesday that doctors and clinics
that perform abortions in six states "are routinely targeted" for legal
and physical harassment, including death threats, and called on the
Justice Department to do more
to protect clinic workers. In a
report, the Center for Reproductive Rights said that women seeking to
terminate pregnancies in those states face a dwindling supply of
providers as threats and intimidation take their toll.

More News to Note:

July 23: WaPo: (Letter) An Anti-Adoption Policy In the District’s Budget

Roe has collapsed and Texas is in chaos.

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July 22: CBN News: Pro-Life Leaders Unite to Fight "Abortion Mandate" in Health Care Reform

July 22: Catholic News Agency: Proposal to de-fund Planned Parenthood adds to health care abortion controversy

July 22: Verum Serum: John Holdren on Abortion and Morality

July 22: Courant: Common ground on abortion?

July 22: Miami Herald: Group asks Justice Department to protect abortion clinics

July 22: LifeNews: Nation’s Catholic Bishops, Vatican Official: Don’t Fund Abortions in Health Care

July 22: HuffPo: Goodbye Abortion Culture War — Welcome To Obama’s Bipartisan New Day

July 23: Times of India: Azad urges parties to `aggressively’ campaign for birth control

July 22: Minnesota Independent: Bachmann, Kline and Oberstar in thick of debate over abortion, healthcare reform

July 22: Blogger News Network: Justice Ginsburg and abortion as health care and population control

July 21: Fox News: Obama’s Science Czar Considered Forced Abortions, Sterilization as Population Growth Solutions

July 22: Mother Jones: Compromise for Condoms?

July 22: LifeSiteNews: Bishops Distance Themselves from Catholic-Funded, Homosexuality-Promoting Marriage Counseling Group

July 22: Modern Medicine: Hormonal Contraceptives Can Be Safe for Many With Lupus

July 22: Air America: Anti-Abortion Groups Try To Halt Health Care Reform

July 22: PR Newswire: Investigation Shows Threats, Restrictions
Impose Severe Obstacles for Abortion Providers, Women Seeking Abortions

July 22: Common Dreams: Planned Parenthood and National Women’s Law
Center Applaud Governors for Urging Expansion of Medicaid Family
Planning State Option in Health Care Reform

July 22: CNNHealth: Women over 30 have newer birth control options

July 22: Live Mint: Soap operas and family planning

July 23: WaPo: Abortion Opponents Criticize Health Reform Bills

July 22: PR Newswire: National Leaders Examine Sex and Responsibility in New Book

July 21: KTVN Reno: CDC: Teen Pregnancies Rise In Nevada

July 22: Catholic Exchange: Drive to Ban Sex-Selective Abortion Gaining Momentum

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Abortion, common ground, Rosa DeLauro