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I thought I'd try again to NOT post on PA. Maybe the 2 or 3 or us can find something to talk about. The ACLU predicts that 2013 will go down in the record books with the most draconian legislation since Roe v Wade. Although the actions of the US House of Representatives is not going to lead to signed legislation, it shows us the disturbing trend is not just in the states, but in the Republican held House.

link to an interactive map of US with what is happening in the states
2013 is Shaping Up To Be The Worst Year For Reproductive Freedom In Recent History
According to the Guttmacher Institute, 2011 saw the highest number of anti-abortion restrictions enacted on the state level since 1985, when the women’s health organization first began tracking the data. 2012 was right behind with the second highest number of restrictive abortion laws. And now, even following an presidential election season that heavily emphasized the ongoing War on Women — post-election polling suggests that Mitt Romney’s right-wing positions on women’s health issues may have cost him the White House — local lawmakers in red states are continuing to pursue a stringently anti-abortion agenda.
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