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Australian Lawmakers Vote No on Legal Abortion Law
TeenVogue.com - June 2, 2017

Last month, members of the New South Wales Parliament in Australia voted against a bill that would decriminalize abortion, which has been an offense under the stateâs Crimes Act since 1900. The law reform bill â which had been brought forward by Member

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Tele-abortion versus in-person abortion: Is one safer?
MedCity News, Ohio - June 2, 2017

Telemedicine has an expansive footprint. In fact, tele-abortions serve as an alternative option to traditional in-person abortions, especially in countries where access to safely terminating a pregnancy is limited.But does one method result in fewer adverse effects ...

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Pennsylvania Abortion Clinic Cited Over Health Laws Again
U.S. News & World Report, New Mexico - June 2, 2017

Records from 12 abortion patients showed none received nursing care or monitoring while recovering from anesthesia and the files of seven such patients didn't include any anesthesia records. They also indicated that patients' blood types weren't tested ...

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Texas wants to criminalize helping people get abortions
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - June 2, 2017

Last week, the Texas Senate voted overwhelmingly in favor (22 to 9) to accept House amendments to SB8, the most stringent anti-choice bill to come out of the Lone Star state since 2013 (that year, Texas passed HB2, a notoriously restrictive abortion law that was ...

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Scarlett Johansson: Abortion is 'something we have to fight for and continue to protect'
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) â Scarlett Johansson used her spot on the cover of Cosmopolitan's July 2017 issue to promote and defend abortion and encourage others to do the same. She said she hopes her support of abortion company Planned Parenthood ...

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Louisville Metro Council members consider buffer zone outside Kentucky's last abortion clinic
The Courier-Journal, Kentucky - June 2, 2017

Because of what they perceive as increased attention on the clinic, Metro Council Democrats say they are looking for ways to create a buffer zone to protect women and others entering the site. But Republicans on the council and abortion opponents say any ...

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I'm an Abortion Doula—Here's What I Do and See During a Typical Shift
SELF - June 1, 2017

âve volunteered as an abortion doula for the past year and a half in the Washington, D.C., area. This is a look at what I doâand what I seeâon a typical shift. For privacy reasons, I can't disclose any patientâs particular story, but what follows is a composite ...

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US Senate candidate met with quick $250K, abortion pushback
WTOL.com, Ohio - June 1, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A Cleveland banker reports raising $250,000 in his U.S. Senate campaign's first 24 hours, even as he scrambles to clarify his abortion stance.Republican Mike Gibbons said Thursday he opposes abortion and supports Planned Paren

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Missouri health chief pledges crackdown on abortion law
Miami Herald, Florida - June 1, 2017

Missouri's only licensed abortion provider said Thursday it was unaware until recently that it had to report any complications from the procedures under a 38-year-old state law that Missouri's new health chief is pledging to enforce more rigorously.

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Texas Moves To Make Getting An Abortion Even More Difficult
Refinery29, - June 1, 2017

On Friday, state lawmakers passed Senate Bill 8, better known as SB8, which would add multiple new restrictions on women seeking to end a pregnancy and doctors performing abortions. The law now awaits Gov. Greg Abbott's expected signature.

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The abortion rate will go up under Trump, Planned Parenthood's president says
CNBC, - June 1, 2017

However, Cecile Richards added, as Congress threatens to cut funding to organizations like Planned Parenthood, public benefits including access to birth control will force people to make other choices. The abortion rate will go up under President Donald Trump, ...

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St. Louis "Abortion Sanctuary" Suit Highlights Impending Legalized Discrimination Disaster
Truth-Out, - June 1, 2017

"It forbids any entity, including Christian organizations and individuals whose teachings hold abortion to be a grave sin, from refusing to sell or rent property to individuals or corporate organizations that promote or provide abortions. The law's limited religious ...

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Kansas lawmakers go full harassment mode: mandate typeface size, style for abortion disclosure forms
Daily Kos, California - May 31, 2017

Kansas legislators have reached a new low in meddling. They will soon be commanding abortion providers which typeface size and font they must use on disclosure forms given to patients. The bill, SB98, is awaiting the governor's signature. Since 2011

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The White House is fueling anti-abortion extremism
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - May 31, 2017

On May 31, 2009, Scott Roeder killed Dr. George Tiller, a late-term abortion provider, in Wichita, Kansas. By all accounts, Roeder waited in the pews of Tiller’s church, and then following service, he walked into the church foyer and shot him directly in the ...

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Texas Abortion Bill Could Criminalize People Who Help Women Get Terminations
Newsweek, US - May 31, 2017

A Texas bill that would ban the most common and safest second-trimester abortion procedure could also end up criminalizing anyone who helps a woman obtain one, reproductive rights advocates warn.Texas Senate Bill 8, which according to the Dallas Obse

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