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Abortion Funding Bill Has No Impact

- The Gazette

The proposal to give the Iowa governor’s office final say on Medicaid funding for abortion won’t make a dent in the number of abortions performed in the state. Click through to read more.

Manatee Officials: Anti-Sales Tax Hike Flier Wrong about Abortions

- The Bradenton Herald

A new flier implying the proposed half-cent sales tax increase to fund indigent health care could be used to pay for abortions is causing a stir before the June 18 referendum. The referendum asks voters to decide if the county should levy a one-half cent sales surtax for a 10-year period commencing Jan. 1, 2014, […]

Senate Approves Budget with Anti-Abortion Measures

- CityBeat

On June 6, the Ohio Senate passed a $61 billion budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 that takes multiple measures against legal abortions and makes sweeping changes to taxes and education. Click through to read more.

40 Years Since Roe v. Wade

- Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MSNBC

The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel, Demos senior fellow Bob Herbert, Feministing.org’s Chloe Angyal, and the New York Abortion Access Fund’s Steph Herold join Melissa Harris-Perry to mark the landmark Supreme Court decision allowing women a choice of abortion.

How the Hyde Amendment Harms Women

- RH Reality Check

September 30, 2012 marks the 36th anniversary of the passage of the Hyde Amendment. For nearly four decades, the Hyde Amendment has limited the abilities of low-income women to implement timely decisions about ending a pregnancy by banning federal Medicaid coverage of abortion except in cases of rape or incest or when a pregnancy threatens a woman’s […]