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Center’s Letter to CBS Gets Media Attention

A few weeks ago, CBS announced that it would allow Focus on the Family to air its highly controversial anti-choice ad featuring college football star Tim Tebow and his mother Pam Tebow on Super Bowl Sunday

Salon: The truth behind Tebow's tale

“For just a moment, forget the debate about whether advocacy ads belong in the year's biggest night in sports. The Center for Reproductive Rights has taken an entirely different tack…

Associated Press: Nebraska lawmaker seeks abortion restrictions

“Nebraska lawmakers could become the first in the country to attempt to use a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision to ban second trimester and late-term abortions based on assertions that some fetuses experience pain during the procedure…

Politico: Activists see threat to Roe precedent

"The Supreme Court's ruling Thursday overturning a ban on corporate political spending that had been in place for more than a century has left abortion-rights supporters jittery that the justices could be similarly prepared to upend the landmark Roe v.

"Not My Tax Dollars" Campaign Hits the Blogosphere

Yesterday, the Center launched a new video campaign on healthcare that shows the arbitrary nature of current federal funding restrictions on abortion. We highlight the harmful impact of the Hyde Amendment and the double standard when it comes to how federal tax dollars are spent…

RH Reality Check: The State of Reproductive Rights in Oklahoma? Better Go Ask a Judge

"When trying to understand the latest in reproductive health on a state by state basis, there are various places a person can look: local pro-life and pro-choice organizations, news feeds, activists on either side.  But to follow the latest in women's…

RH Reality Check: Why the Big Disparity Between "Pro-Choice" And "Pro-Life" License Plates?

“You might have missed it over the holidays, but Virginia drivers may soon be seeing a pro-choice license plate on the road. Planned Parenthood of Virginia is now offering Virginians the chance to pre-order a specialty license plate…

Reuters: Trial in Kansas abortion doctor's slaying begins

“The Kansas trial of an anti-abortion activist accused of gunning down one of the few late-term abortion providers in the United States opens on Monday in a case that has galvanized people on both sides of the…

OK Gazette: Opponents of House Bill 1595 expect abortion-report legislation to be re-introduced

Oklahoma House Bill 1595, aka the Statistical Reporting of Abortion Act, suffered another setback on Dec. 18 when Oklahoma County District Judge Daniel Owens extended a temporary restraining order until Feb. 19, 2010…

Associated Press: Judge extends restraining order on abortion law

“An Oklahoma County judge Friday extended a temporary restraining order that blocks enforcement of a controversial abortion law that is being challenged on grounds that it violates the Oklahoma constitution…