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Battle brews over Mass. funding of abortion
The Boston Globe, Massachusetts - July 24, 2017

A substantial body of economics and public health research shows that when states stop funding abortion with taxpayer dollars, abortion rates decrease. In fact, cutting of taxpayer funding for abortion is the most effective legislative strategy for reducing abortion ...

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Christian group tries to shut down Kentucky's last abortion clinic
CBS News, New Jersey - July 23, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A high-stakes showdown is underway in Kentucky. A Christian fundamentalist group is trying to close the state's last abortion clinic. The EMW Women's Surgical Center in downtown Louisville has become the center of the abortion debate ...

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Abortion, social issues among hot topics in 50th race
Columbia Daily Tribune, District of Columbia - July 23, 2017

The state Senate will be in session Monday for members to debate a bill imposing new regulations on abortion clinics, expanding the power of the attorney general to enforce abortion laws and limiting the scope of local anti-discrimination laws.The final vote, when ...

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What a Ban on Insurance for Abortions Means for Women with High ...
The Texas Observer, Texas - July 22, 2017

On the day before her abortion, Kristyn Ingram and her husband flipped through books of baby names. They chose one if it was a girl, and another for a boy.

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Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy
ABC News, US - July 22, 2017

The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all-but-impossible 60 votes to retain anti-abortion provisions in the measure, Democrats said late Friday.

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Senate parliamentarian: Anti-abortion provisions in GOP health care bill violate budget rules
CNN, US - July 22, 2017

The Senate Parliamentarian provided guidance, released Friday by Senate Democrats, that provisions to effectively defund Planned Parenthood for a year and prevent tax credits from being used to buy insurance plans that cover abortion violate Senate budg

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SNEED: Gov's aide who compared abortion to Nazis may be on her way out
Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois - July 21, 2017

The Rauner administration, still reeling from Carlâs posts against abortions and unions, emphasizes they were Carlâs personal opinions and written before she was hired.Sneed is told the governor was not happy with the leadership of his communications de

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Texas Made It More Difficult to Get an Abortion, and Teen Motherhood Increased
The Nation., District of Columbia - July 21, 2017

Mainstream pro-choice politicians often say that their goal for abortion policy is for it to be âsafe, legal, and rare.â As if that standard were not low enough, one stateâs crusade to virtually outlaw abortion has made abortion less safe, and teen childbearing ...

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Anthony Scaramucci Supported Abortion, Gay Marriage, Gun Control, & Obama
Bustle, - July 21, 2017

On Friday, Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci was announced as the White House's new director of communications, a new hire that reportedly spurred the resignation of Press Secretary Sean Spicer. The 53-year-old has no previous experience in gove

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Chile close to legalizing abortion, as Latin America moves in pro-choice direction
Fox News, New York - July 21, 2017

Chile, one of a handful of nations with an absolute prohibition against abortion, is moving closer to lifting its ban in cases of rape, when the mother’s life is in peril and when an unborn child is not “viable.” Other Latin American nations are moving in ...

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Jane: Abortion and the Underground relives the bad old days of covert abortions
Chicago Reader, Illinois - July 21, 2017

And even now it seems sort of fantastical: a group of young Chicago women, a mix of activists and housewives, who worked together to arrange illegal abortions for women in apartments in and around the city, eventually performing the procedures themselves after ...

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Alabama lawyers say a 12-year-old rape victim shouldn't be allowed to have an abortion
Salon, New Hampshire - July 21, 2017

The girl involved in the case sought a waiver from the parental consent law required for an underaged abortion in Alabama. The girl said she did not have a good relationship with her mother and that her father was out of the picture. A district attorney objected ...

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Protesters plan to show abortion on jumbotron
USA Today, New York - July 21, 2017

LOUISVILLE â Abortion opponents seeking to shut down Kentucky's last abortion clinic plan to bring a giant TV screen and show graphic images of abortions at Louisville Metro Hall next week as part of week-long protests. Claiming Kentucky is "ground

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Indian Court: 10-Year-Old Rape Victim Can't Get Abortion
Newser, New Hampshire - July 21, 2017

(Newser) â A 10-year-old rape survivor in India has been denied an abortion, despite the fact that giving birth is risky at such a young age, the Times of India reports. Medical termination of pregnancy is allowed up to 20 weeks gestation, though

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On Abortion, Americans Discern Between Immoral and Illegal
Gallup - July 21, 2017

Abortion provides the most striking example of the disparity between these attitudes. Gallup's annual Values and Beliefs poll measures views about the legality of abortion using a three-part question that gives respondents the alternatives of making abortion totally ...

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