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Roundup: DC Mayor Arrested Protesting Budget Riders

Beth Saunders

DC mayor arrested protesting abortion rider; birth control also too controversial for Florida legislature; Pennsylvania moves towards TRAP laws in response to Gosnell; UK gay men can donate blood but only if they're celibate; and how forced pregnancy solves our budget woes.

Roundup: Reusing Condoms in Rural Kenya

Beth Saunders

Reusing condoms due to lack of availability in Kenya, Governor McDonnell signs TRAP law in Virginia, North Dakota pushes abstinence-until-marriage, and looking at discrimination of transgendered persons.

Roundup: Does Scott Brown Really Support Planned Parenthood?

Beth Saunders

Planned Parenthood: Former Massachusetts governor supports it, what is Senator Scott Brown true stance on defunding it, and Rep. Alan West is offended that it's in so many black communities. Also - radiation risks to pregnant women in Japan, and fertility treatments for HIV-positive men who want children.

Morning Roundup: Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal

Beth Saunders

Michigan and Maryland's slew of anti-abortion bills, trends in banning insurance coverage of abortion, Arizona voting on race and sex abortion ban, Bobby Franklin says something crazy, and Sen. Feinstein introduces repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Morning Roundup: Montana Judge Orders Hysterectomy

Beth Saunders

Operation Rescue holds breath, stamps feet about Planned Parenthood funding, Arkansas legislature introduces "fetal pain" bill, will GOP choose budget cuts or denial of women's rights, and a Montana judge orders a hysterectomy against a woman's will.

Morning Roundup: House Judiciary Committee Passes H.R. 3

Beth Saunders

House Judiciary Committee moves H.R. 3 to the full House, three abortion bills survive Iowa's bill funnel, the governor of South Dakota says he's likely to sign bill requiring CPC counseling, an elected official is surprised at the reaction when he says women belong at home raisin' babies, and a Kenyan official suggests banishment for those with HIV.

Morning Roundup: Fetus Testifying on Ohio Heartbeat Bill

Beth Saunders

Pregnant woman in Ohio will get a vaginal ultrasound in front of House committee so her fetus can "testify," Arizona wants to further regulate medical abortion and discourage charitable donations to organizations that mention abortion, and Obama proclaims the start of Women's History Month.

Morning Roundup: Virginia Targets Abortion Clinics

Beth Saunders

Virginia is poised to enact regulations that would close all but five abortion clinics in that state, a town in the Philippines now requires a prescription for condoms, Medicaid considers STD screenings for the elderly, and an anti-choice plea to John Boehner.

Morning Roundup: “Don’t Say Gay” in Tennessee

Beth Saunders

Tennessee wants to ban any mention of homosexuality in grade school, Iowa may be legalizing the murder of abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood clinics - and their advocates - across the country warn about the devastating impact of the Pence amendment.

Morning Roundup: Rep. Speier Speaks Out

Beth Saunders

Rep. Speier speaks out on her House speech, South Dakota tables abortion provider murder bill, don't worry - the government will still fund NASCAR sponsorships, and Hawaii gets civil unions.

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