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This Week: This Week: Senate Gynotician Lindsey Graham re-introduces a nationwide 20-week abortion ban while Gynotician Governor Scott Walker promises to sign an even more extreme abortion ban in Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Florida's gynotician governor signs a mandatory 24-hour wait for a safe, legal abortion into law.

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Lindsey Graham Reintroduces 20-Week Abortion Ban: 'I Am Dying For That Debate'

Thursday, June 11, 2015, By Laura Bassett, via Huffington Post

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which the House passed earlier this year, bans abortions after 20 weeks unless the woman's life is in danger or she is a victim of rape or incest. The bill is based on the disputed theory that fetuses can feel pain at 20 weeks.

Because Lady Brains Need Forced Reflection Periods

Gov. Scott Signs Law to Require 24-Hour Wait For Abortions

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, By Gray Rohrer, via Orlando Sentinel

The contentious bill, which takes effect July 1, was fought by Planned Parenthood and other abortion-rights groups, which criticized it as imposing nonmedical requirements on abortion and creating undue burdens on low-income and rural women, who will face additional costs.

No Exceptions? No Problem.

Scott Walker Hardens Abortion Stance Ahead of His Likely White House Bid

Thursday, June 11, 2015, By Jenna Johnson, via Washington Post

Walker is opposed to abortion in all cases — including when a pregnancy is the result of rape or incest — and he has received near-perfect ratings from antiabortion activist groups. As governor, Walker forced five health-care centers to close after stripping Planned Parenthood of funding, and he signed a law that required ultrasounds for women before they have an abortion.

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