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"Not a woman's choice": India's abortion limit puts women at risk, say campaigners


MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They didn’t pop open boxes of sweets or send out excited phone messages when their first child was born at public hospital on a rainy Mumbai night in July. The couple had known from the 24th week of the pr

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UPI.com, District of Columbia - August 26, 2017

Aug. 26 (UPI) -- South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday, blocking public funding for physicians or medical practices affiliated with abortion clinics.The order directed state agencies to stop providing state or local funds through ...

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Texas bills for abortion restrictions pre-filed for 2017 session
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Judge Blocks Arkansas Law That Could Have Forced Women to Notify Their Rapists of Abortions
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On Friday night, a federal judge blocked four recently passed Arkansas abortion restrictions, including one that seemingly could require rape survivors to get input from their rapists before terminating their pregnancies. That law, in addition to a ban on the most ...

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Planned Parenthood allowed to join suit challenging Ky abortion clinic rules, judge says
The Courier-Journal, Kentucky - June 23, 2017

Planned Parenthood will be allowed to join a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations it and another clinic claim are being improperly used by officials to block them from obtaining licenses to provide abortions.U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers on Friday ...

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

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