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Laura Bassett

GOP Senator Claims He Knows Twins Born At 20 Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tried to bypass the Senate committee process on Tuesday and force a vote on his 20-week abortion ban, claiming he has fri...

Alabama Gov. Signs Restrictive New Abortion Law

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 9 (Reuters) - Doctors who provide abortions will face stricter standards in Alabama starting in...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Package Barrels Through Michigan Legislature

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

State lawmakers in Michigan are using their lame-duck session to pass a bundle of bills that would significantly restrict women's ability to access an...

Louisiana House Passes Controversial Abortion Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, June 1 (Reuters) - The Louisiana state House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a bill that ...

Dem Governor Will Allow Missouri Anti-Abortion Bill To Become Law

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri doctors and hospitals will face new restrictions and penalties for performing late-term abortions after Gov. Jay Nixo...

Controversial Abortion Measures Advance In Two States

Reuters | Michael Peltier and Susan Guyett | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

Legislators in both Indiana and Florida passed sweeping abortion restrictions on Wednesday....

Anti-Abortion Bills Advance In Statehouses Nationwide

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Dozens of bills are advancing through statehouses nationwide that would put an array of new obstacles – legal, financial and ps...

Anti-Abortion Groups Adopt In-Your-Face Tactics

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Anti-abortion activists have recently conducted hidden-camera stings at clinics, put up a billboard declaring abortion the No. ...