States seek new ways to restrict abortions

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Dozens of states are passing or debating new restrictions on abortion, a trend fueled in part by passage of the nation’s new health care law.

Both sides of the hot-button issue are seeing new approaches to reduce abortions.

“This year, particularly in the past couple of weeks, it’s really turned into a free-for-all on trying to restrict abortions,” said Elizabeth Nash of the Guttmacher Institute, a research group focused on reproductive health and rights.

So far, 2010 has been “very successful,” said Mary Spaulding Balch of the National Right to Life Committee.

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