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How abortion has developed as a headline in the political realm since the 1970s.
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Michigan Senate committee approves controversial abortion-related bill

Michigan Senate committee approves controversial abortion-related bill | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it
A controversial abortion bill has been approved by the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee ...
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Romney’s Path to ‘Pro-Life’ Position on Abortion

Romney’s Path to ‘Pro-Life’ Position on Abortion | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it

Abortion's presence and toll on Mitt Romney's political career and presidential campaign.

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House rejects abortion ban based on sex of fetus

House rejects abortion ban based on sex of fetus | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it

Regarding the rejection of the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, and pro-choice said to be at "record low." 

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How abortion became a political litmus test

How abortion became a political litmus test | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it

Brief overview of the history of how abortion has made its way into modern day politics.

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How Birth Control And Abortion Became Politicized : NPR

Link to a 30 minute podcast interview with historian Jill Lepore, who wrote about the early history of the birth control and abortion movements and their politicization in a Nov. 2011 New Yorker issue.

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The Geography of Abortion

The Geography of Abortion | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it

Data maps show where abortions occur, the state of residences of the women who obtain them and what these numbers mean for the states and their politics.

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House passes bill barring funding for abortions

House passes bill barring funding for abortions | Abortion and Politics | Scoop.it

A 2011 bill passed by House of Congress that ceases funding toward abortions, and what the means for each political party. 

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