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Abortion opponents call abortion of fetus with Down syndrome ...


A bill in the Ohio legislature would ban abortions if medical tests show a fetus could have Down syndrome. Abortion opponents testified in favor of the bill, and ...

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Texas Senate passes restrictions on abortion insurance
Texas Tribune, Texas - March 22, 2017

The Texas Senate on Wednesday gave initial approval to a measure that would require women to pay a separate premium if they want their health plan to cover an elective abortion.Under Senate Bill 20, health plans would still be allowed to cover abortions that are ...

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Bid to ease Chile's abortion ban hits roadblock
Reuters - July 20, 2017

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's Chamber of Deputies fell one vote short of passing the Senate version of a bill easing the country's strict abortion law, a surprise setback to President Michelle Bachelet and abortion rights advocates. The Senate narrowly passed a ...

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Editorial: Gov. Eric Greitens sets up expensive legal showdown over new abortion law
STLtoday.com, Missouri - July 29, 2017

Eric Greitens approved a law last week tightening abortion regulations. An expensive legal showdown is almost certain to follow, all so the governor can burnish his political credentials at taxpayersâ expense. The Supreme Court has struck down similar laws in ...

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With petitions, opponents fight Texas abortion-related bills
MyStatesman.com - May 4, 2017

Representatives of 12 abortion rights and civil rights groups, hoping to keep opposed bills from receiving a House vote, delivered petitions signed by more than 15,500 Texans to the Capitol Thursday.The petitions asking legislators to “stop anti-abortion legislation” ...

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Today In History: Bush Forecasts Iraqi Freedom; Clinton Vetoes Abortion Bill
Patch.com, District of Columbia - April 10, 2017

In 1996, President Bill Clinton vetoed a bill that would have outlawed a technique used to end pregnancies in their late stages, something opponents at the time were referring to as âpartial-birthâ abortion. The exception to this lay in the decision that such ...

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