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With abortion, it's the wait that hurts.
Slate Magazine, New York - October 30, 2017

Jane Doe protest People protest outside the Department of Health and Human Services in support of Jane Doe's abortion rights. Michael S.

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Late-Stage Abortion Provider Won't Succumb to Protesters Who Forced Him Out of His Last Maryland Clinic
The Intercept - October 30, 2017

For seven years, protesters had targeted LeRoy Carhart and his abortion clinic in Maryland, one of just three places in the country where women could go for late-stage abortion care. Two months ago, the protests finally worked, as Carhart’s landlord abruptly ...

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US abortion doctor says 'I'm not going to live in fear' - BBC News
BBC News, GB - October 30, 2017

A US abortion doctor says she struggles to find a partner because they can't accept what she does for a living.

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Abortion, Contraception and Welfare – A Proposal
Patheos (blog), Colorado - October 29, 2017

Another problem: Contraceptive methods are not 100% effective. What happens if a couple follows all the rules and they still conceive? Of course, it would be impossible to verify that they actually weren't just careless. Here is one suggestion: Offer

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Why Did Justice Insist on Delaying an Abortion for an ... - Newsweek
Newsweek, US - October 29, 2017

GettyImages-656415764 A doctor and an eight months pregnant woman at Inner City Health Center in Denver, Colorado on March 15, 2017. JASON ...

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Media Smears Official Who Tried to Protect Immigrant Minor, Prevent Abortion
Daily Signal, - October 29, 2017

The ugliness is obvious, the pro-abortion lobby and its allies in the media are warning personnel across the administration: Carry out pro-life policies and we will assail you, your family, and your religious heritage. We’ll print the name of your wife ...

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Argentina bans abortion in most cases. So why is its abortion rate far higher than that of the US?
Los Angeles Times, California - October 29, 2017

Yet the laws are widely circumvented, and researchers are finding that the abortion rate in Latin America is far higher than it is in the U.S. and other places where the procedure is legal. In Argentina, where tensions between the church and secular society run ...

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Judge allows self-abortion case against woman to proceed
Seattle Times, District of Columbia - October 28, 2017

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) â A Virginia judge has cleared the way for the prosecution of a woman charged with self-aborting her late-term fetus. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday that a Chesterfield Circuit Court judge has denied a motion to ...

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Sessions 'disturbed' by case of immigrant who got abortion | TheHill
The Hill, New York - October 28, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant who obtained an abortion this week after a bitter court battle should not have ...

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This Iowa Politician's Attempt to Ban Abortion at 6 Weeks Is Appalling
SELF - October 27, 2017

Banning abortion after a heartbeat can be detected would make it nearly impossible to safely, legally terminate a pregnancy. Embryonic heartbeats can typically be detected around six weeks, which is often much earlier than a woman even knows she's preg

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Scott Lloyd Must Be Stopped
Slate Magazine, New York - October 27, 2017

Since his appointment in March as director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the Department of Health and Human Services, Lloyd has prohibited undocumented minors in federal custody from obtaining abortions. He has instructed subordinates to prev

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Guest Essay: George Will oversimplifies abortion issue
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, New York - October 27, 2017

For a renowned intellectual, George Willâs recent column on abortion is intellectually dishonest to a shocking degree, and does a great disservice by masking a complex issue with false simplicity.First, the Supreme Courtâs opinion in Roe v. Wade was deeply thoughtful ...

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Supreme Court weighs challenge to California's abortion disclosure law: Does it violate free speech?
Los Angeles Times, California - October 27, 2017

The Supreme Court is weighing whether to hear an anti-abortion groupâs challenge on free speech grounds to a California law that requires âcrisis pregnancy centersâ to also advise clients that the state offers free or low-cost contraception and assistance in ...

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Judge Myron Thompson rules two Alabama abortion laws ... - AL.com
al.com, Alabama - October 27, 2017

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson on Thursday ruled two Alabama abortion laws are unconstitutional and blocked the state from enforcing them.One would proh

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Abortion stories: from backstreet to legalisation – video
The Guardian, New York - October 27, 2017

Women who had abortions either side of legalisation with the Abortion Act 1967 tell us their stories. From fears of dying in a stranger's kitchen to a safe medical procedure in the NHS, we hear how this change in the law has had a huge impact on women's healthcare ...

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