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What happened to birth rates after Texas restricted access to ...
MarketWatch, US - August 1, 2017

The state has passed a number of measures targeting reproductive rights in recent years

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Tennessee's abortion laws at risk in quirky vote count case
WZTV, Tennessee - August 1, 2017

A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing Wednesday in Cincinnati will mark the first major action in more than a year in the case of Amendment 1, an anti-abortion measure passed by voters in 2014. The amendment says that nothing in the state constitution "secures ...

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Kentucky Could Be The First Abortion Free-State By 2018
The Federalist, - August 1, 2017

Seven states, right now, have only one abortion facility: North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Mississippi, Wyoming, West Virginiaâand Kentucky.  Activists on both sides of the abortion issue have had their eye on these states for some time, knowing full well ...

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Where Do Dave Reichert's Challengers Stand on Abortion?
TheStranger.com, Washington - July 31, 2017

But as the Times notes, in 1998, at least, a majority voted against a state-wide ban on late-term abortions.The Democratic challengers running against Reichert in 2018 hold views that seem to be more in line with the old district's values.Mona Dasâs argument, ...

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Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Praised Abortion Rights Group
U.S. News & World Report, New Mexico - July 31, 2017

Schriock said Nicholson "knows he has a problem" with his change in position on abortion, which she attributed to "political expediency." The fact that Nicholson now says his previous support for abortion rights was a mistake should make women voters ...

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Judge Blocks Arkansas Law That Could Have Forced Women to Notify Their Rapists of Abortions
Slate Magazine (blog), New Mexico - July 31, 2017

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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What would abortion law now look like if Hillary Clinton had won?
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - July 31, 2017

The new law, which Democratic Governor Kate Brown has gleefully pledged to implement, forces nearly all insurance plans in the state to include no-cost coverage for any and all abortions. Only houses of worship would be exempt from this abortion mandate â a provision ...

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As More Texas Women Seek Second-Trimester Abortions, State Bans Most Common Type
KUT - July 31, 2017

Two weeks ago, abortion providers filed a lawsuit – landing the state back in court over an abortion restriction. “Ultimately what this is doing is really restricting us to options that are less safe and options that a lot of doctors aren’t trained in,” ...

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Texas Republicans Never Get Tired of Restricting Abortion Rights
Mother Jones, California - July 31, 2017

The state has long been an epicenter of the abortion warsâRoe v. Wade was first filed there. And the landmark Supreme Court ruling from June 2016, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, focused on a Texas omnibus law known as HB 2 that required

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Pregnancy Center Saves LA Babies from Abortion
National Catholic Register (blog), Connecticut - July 30, 2017

We provide counseling, access to free ultrasounds and pre-natal care with pro-life physicians, financial assistance and maternity and baby items in one of Los Angeles’ most impoverished neighborhoods … and the most targeted by the abortion industry.

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Arkansas: Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of 4 Abortion Restrictions
5newsonline.com, - July 30, 2017

LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) â Four new laws restricting abortion access in the state has been blocked by a federal judge in Arkansas, according to a release by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Three of the laws were set to go into effect Monday

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Italy's Emma Bonino, pro-abortion rights, speaks at church despite protests
Fox News, New York - July 30, 2017

Italy's former Foreign Minister Emma Bonino spoke at a Catholic church about immigration on Wednesday despite protests from pro-life supporters. (Reuters)

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Abortion foes swarm SF officials' neighborhoods
San Francisco Chronicle, California - July 30, 2017

The protest was the work of a group called Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust. “We call it ‘chalk and awe,’ ” said organizer Jeff White.The participants were part of an anti-abortion activism boot camp being held at a local church, White said. He declined ...

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Abortion Bill
The Missourian, Missouri - July 29, 2017

The bill provides that adoption clinics would be exempted from any city code barring discrimination against women on the basis of whether they take birth control or have an abortion. Also the bill states there be a 72-hour waiting period for an abortion, annual ...

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LISTEN: Roe v. Wade was about far more than abortion
Salon, New Hampshire - July 29, 2017

Wade was about far more than just abortion. To reach such a landmark decision, the Supreme Court had to peel back the philosophical, political and medical layers of what it means to be a person, to have liberty, and to be entitled to due process of law under the ...

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