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Recent Headlines

Op-Ed Debunks Justifications for 20-Week Abortion Bans
The "idea of fetal pain is just the latest way the pro-life lobby is trying to reduce access to abortion," columnist Latoya Peterson writes in a Fusion opinion piece, citing a 20-week abortion ban recently proposed in Wisconsin.

Ore. House, Senate Advance Measures To Improve Birth Control Access
An Oregon House committee on Wednesday voted 7-0 to advance legislation (HB 2879-7) that would permit women to obtain contraception without a prescription from a physician, AP/KOIN News reports.

N.C. Senate Advances 72-Hour Mandatory Delay Bill
The North Carolina Senate on Thursday voted 31-15 advance a bill (HB 465) that would extend the state's mandatory delay before an abortion from 24 to 72 hours, WRAL reports.

Blogs Comment on Overturned Ark. Abortion Ban, Suspect Claims Driven by Antiabortion-Rights Ideology, More
Read the week's best commentaries from bloggers at the Center for American Progress' "ThinkProgress," RH Reality Check and more.