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National Catholic Reporter (blog)

We know the number of abortions decreased in Massachusetts with the advent of Romneycare, the health care insurance law the Affordable Care Act was modeled on. Data indicates that the availability of contraceptives plus the availability of medical coun

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A new documentary by Rewire chronicles the rising tide of harassment and violence against abortion providers and clinics under the Trump administration. Called "Care in Chaos," it features Calla Hales, director of A Preferred Women’s Health Center, one of the ...

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Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates fears President Trump’s “global gag rule,” a policy that blocks funds to organizations that offer abortion advice and care in foreign countries, may endanger millions of woman and children. Gates, alongside ...

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

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The latest battlefront in the abortion wars: Some states want to require burial or cremation for fetuses
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