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Washington no longer has a monopoly on bitter partisanship. Much of the nation's political rancor has spread to statehouses across the country. And the weekly demonstrations outside the North Carolina legislature, dubbed "Moral Mondays," are only the latest example.
As they have for three months, liberal activists rallied once again on Monday outside the GOP-dominated statehouse to protest what they see as an aggressive and fast-moving conservative agenda.FULL STORY
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who rose to national fame this week after her 13-hour filibuster in the state legislature, said she was not angry with the deeply personal criticism leveled against her by Republican Gov. Rick Perry, but said his comments were “symptomatic” of his perspective on women’s issues.FULL STORY
A surrogate mother refuses to have an abortion after abnormalities were spotted on the ultrasound. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
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Mississippi's only abortion clinic remains in legal limbo as a judge considers new anti-abortion state legislation.
Anti-abortion forces team up to push legislation banning abortions based on the sex of the fetus. Dana Bash reports.
CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation's decision to restore funding to Planned Parenthood.
Opponents say the initiative would not only outlaw abortion but could ban certain forms of birth control. CNN's Mary Snow reports.