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Activist in Hiding After Starting #ShoutYourAbortion

Amelia Bonow started receiving death threats after starting #ShoutYourAbortion

(Newser) - As the debate about funding for Planned Parenthood continues, one Seattle activist has gone into hiding after a hashtag she created went viral, her address was posted online, and she started receiving death threats, the Los Angeles Times reports. The hashtag: #ShoutYourAbortion . Its mission, per Bonow and co-founder Lindy West:... More »

Texas Judge Strikes Down Parts of Sonogram Law

Says certain requirements violates First Amendment

(Newser) - A Texas judge has stopped the state from implementing a controversial anti-abortion law tomorrow that requires women to have a sonogram before they can abort a fetus, after finding parts of it unconstitutional. Judge Sam Sparks let stand the sonogram demand, but shot down requirements that a physician verbally describe... More »

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