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Conservatives Push Forward on 20-Week Abortion Ban, Despite Controversy
Republican congressional leaders still plan to hold a vote this session on a 20-week abortion ban measure (HR 36), with some antiabortion-rights lawmakers saying the bill's language might be changed to increase its chances of passage, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Report: Majority of Women Cannot Access Abortion Coverage in ACA Marketplaces
About 60% of U.S. women who qualify for tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (PL 111-148) are unable to access a plan that covers abortion through the law's marketplaces, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation report released on Wednesday, The Hill reports.

Wyo. Bill Would Require Ultrasound, Fetal Heartbeat Information Before Abortion
A bill that would require abortion providers in Wyoming to tell women they have the option to view an ultrasound of the fetus and hear its heartbeat before an abortion was introduced in the state House on Tuesday, the AP/Washington Times reports.

Blogs Comment on 'Abortion Bill Bait-and-Switch,' Roe v. Wade Anniversary, More
Read the week's best commentaries from bloggers at the New York Times, Huffington Post and more.

Video Round Up: How Roe Was Covered in 1973, 'Daily Show' Looks at 'Lawyers for Fetuses' Law, More
In today's clips, we look back at how the media covered the Supreme Court's historic Roe v. Wade decision, 42 years ago this week. Elsewhere, Jessica Williams of "The Daily Show" takes a satirical look at a seriously troubling Alabama law that authorizes judges to appoint lawyers for fetuses. We also hear from participants in the Women's March on Nashville, including footage from the march.