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Bruce Rauner on abortion: Income shouldn't factor
MarketWatch, US - September 30, 2017

Bruce Rauner, the Republican governor of Illinois, angered the more conservative bloc of his own party with a move on abortion policy this week. Raunerâstill stinging from the summer slugfest that included key Republican defections in order to pass a budget i

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Federal judge blocks Florida abortion law
McClatchy Washington Bureau, Washington - September 30, 2017

A federal judge has blocked a Florida law that would require people and groups that provide abortion advice to register with the state and furnish women with a detailed explanation of the procedure and alternatives.U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle issued the ...

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Thousands Rally in Dublin Against Ireland's Abortion Ban
New York Times, New York - September 30, 2017

Thousands of people marched in Dublin on Saturday to demand an end to the countryâs constitutional ban on abortion, one of the strictest such laws in the Western world.The March for Choice is an annual protest against the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Cons

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Federal judge blocks Florida abortion law
Seattle Times, District of Columbia - September 30, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) â A federal judge has blocked a Florida law that would require people and groups that provide abortion advice to register with the state and furnish women with a detailed explanation of the procedure and alternatives. U.S

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Congress should oppose the 20 week abortion ban
The Hill, New York - September 30, 2017

This Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives is voting on a bill that would impose a federal ban on abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization (equivalent to 22 weeks gestation). The Senate is expected to take up the same legislation in the near future. ...

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Next week: Budget, abortion, and the FCC
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - September 30, 2017

Congress will start tackling the fiscal 2018 budgets next week, while the House votes on a bill to curb late-term abortions and the Senate confirms President Trump's pick to chair the Federal Communications Commission. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Rauner's left turns on abortion, immigration put his political base in doubt
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 30, 2017

Rauner signed into law high-profile, Democrat-backed bills on abortion, immigration and voter rights, prompting questions as to who his base of support is as he seeks re-election, whether he'll catch a primary challenge and how he'll deal with Republican lawmakers ...

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Controversial ad campaign promotes abortion as Catholic social justice issue
Crux: Covering all things Catholic, - September 30, 2017

Supporters of keeping abortion legal celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 27. The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, striking down two provisions of a 2013 Texas law regulating abortion in that state.

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Medicaid Will Now Cover Abortion for Low-Income Women in Illinois. Take That, Hyde!
ACLU (blog) - September 30, 2017

A Republican governor signed a bill to lift bans on insurance coverage for abortion for low-income women enrolled in Medicaid. The bill would also protect the right to abortion in Illinois â even if the unthinkable happens and Roe v. Wade is overturned. In

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Abortion totals down in Ohio as non-surgical abortions increase, new study shows
cleveland.com, Ohio - September 29, 2017

Abortion rights supporters dressed in costume from "The Handmaid's Tale" at the Ohio Statehouse this summer to protest Senate Bill 145, which would ban most abortions after 13 weeks into a woman's pregnancy.(Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com)

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Abortion access shouldn't just be for the rich — every woman deserves the choice
The Hill, New York - September 29, 2017

Thanks to the Hyde Amendment, passed by Congress 41 years ago today, low-income women across America are similarly denied the right to access an abortion. The Hyde Amendment specifically targets Americaâs poorest women, denying h

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Doug Jones, Alabama Democratic Senate hopeful, wouldn't support 20-week abortion ban
al.com, Alabama - September 29, 2017

Alabama Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Doug Jones said he would work to protect access to contraception and a woman's right to an abortion if he wins December's election against Republican Roy Moore.Speaking to MSNBC's "Meet the Press Daily" with Chu

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Bruce Rauner was courageous — and right — when he signed the Illinois abortion bill
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - September 29, 2017

Under the new law, low-income women will receive expanded Medicaid coverage for abortions. Coverage is no longer limited to abortions that are the result of rape, incest or threats to the mother's health or life. It also applies to women covered through state employee ...

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The 20-Week Abortion Ban is Designed to Hurt Poor Women
HarpersBAZAAR.com - September 29, 2017

Next week, on Tuesday, the house will vote regarding whether or not to ban abortions at 20 weeks. The Bill being proposed is called the âPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.â That name is derived from a belief that at 20 weeks, fetuses can feel pain. Researc

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Anti-abortion groups fuming over GOP failure to defund Planned ...
The Hill, New York - September 29, 2017

Anti-abortion groups fuming over the Republican failure to defund Planned Parenthood as part of ObamaCare repeal are eyeing tax reform as the next vehicle for

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