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Undocumented Minors Who Suffered Rape May Be Denied Abortions In Government Custody
HuffPost - October 18, 2017

Those policies were exposed as part of an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit over abortion rights for girls detained at the border as unaccompanied minors and placed in U.S. government custody through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).

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An undocumented teen is pregnant and in custody. Can the US stop her from getting an abortion?
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 17, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Trump administration of illegally blocking a 17-year-old Central American immigrant from having an abortion and will urge a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday to clear the way for her and other youn

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Activists Vow To Drive Abortion Provider Out of Bethesda
BethesdaMagazine.com, Maryland - October 17, 2017

Scores of protestors raised signs and denounced a new abortion clinic in Bethesda, and some said they won’t stop until the controversial provider is forced to leave.“This is a war,” anti-abortion activist Missy Smith said to demonstrators gathered along Old ...

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UW officials say bill banning abortion training would 'destroy' ob-gyn program
Madison.com, Wisconsin - October 17, 2017

Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, and Rep. André Jacque, R-De Pere, contend the arrangement violates the spirit of a law that prevents state and federal funds from covering an abortion, with exceptions for cases of rape, incest or the life or health of the mother.The ...

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Kentucky's Last Remaining Abortion Clinic Could Be Forced to Shut Its Doors
The Intercept - October 17, 2017

Several times each week, well before sheâs due to be at work, Christine heads into downtown Louisville where she dons an orange safety vest and volunteers as an escort outside the only remaining abortion clinic in Kentucky.Outside the nondescript, lo

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Controversial Abortion Provider To Open Clinic in Bethesda on Tuesday
BethesdaMagazine.com, Maryland - October 16, 2017

A controversial abortion provider plans to start a Bethesda office Tuesday, and abortion opponents have planned a protest for opening day.AbortionClinics.org advertised on its website that it plans to start offering “advanced gestation abortion care” in Bethesda ...

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Bergman supports proposed late-term abortion ban
Petoskey News-Review, Michigan - October 15, 2017

The measure, H.R. 36, also is known as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. If it becomes law, performing or attempting an abortion in violation of it could result in five yearsâ imprisonment. Mothers who receive a late-term abortion could not be prosecuted ...

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Arkansas Court Agrees To Continue Letting Planned Parenthood Perform Abortions
The Daily Caller - October 15, 2017

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Friday to uphold a lower court’s decision allowing Planned Parenthood to continue providing abortions in the state of Arkansas.Arkansas officials passed a law in 2015 — Act 577 or Abortion Inducing Drugs Safety Act ...

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Abortion and Dreamers could unite pro-life, social-justice evangelicals
USA Today, New York - October 15, 2017

Some evangelicals consider themselves pro-life and others consider themselves pro-social justice. Unfortunately these two warring tribes have not often worked well together in recent years, as justice-minded evangelicals wonder why pro-lifers don't

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Marsha Blackburn's abortion work admirable: Letters to the editor, Oct. 15
The Tennessean, Tennessee - October 15, 2017

I want to express my support for Marsha Blackburn. Her work with the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives was admirable, if only for the fact that it drew attention to the heinous practice of abortion, which is the taking of an innocent life.

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Abortion battle for immigrant teen
SFGate, - October 14, 2017

The apparent new policy is being put to the test, as lawyers have gone to court to try to force the government to allow a 17-year-old Central American being held at a Texas facility to get an abortion. They accuse the Trump administration of trying to stop any ...

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How Ohio is using Down syndrome to criminalize abortion
The Week Magazine, - October 14, 2017

Nobody has more concerns about the rights of people with Down syndrome than I do. Yet I stand unequivocally opposed to this bill. It will not help people with Down syndrome. Even assuming it survives legal challenge, it is unlikely to result in fewer abortions. ...

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Nonprofit seeks state license for Indiana abortion clinic
Fox 59, Indiana - October 14, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. â An Austin, Texas-based nonprofit has applied for a state license to open a non-surgical abortion clinic in South Bend, but abortion opponents already are fighting it. The clinic operated by the Whole Woman's Health Alliance would

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Undocumented Teen Held In Texas Is At The Heart Of An Abortion Fight
NPR, US - October 13, 2017

Attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal court in Washington, D.C., to force the Trump administration to allow a young, undocumented immigrant woman in Texas to obtain an abortion. The ACLU said the 17-year-old un

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GOP lawmakers fight to repeal part of new state abortion law
FOX Illinois, - October 13, 2017

The new law expands abortion coverage for women insured by Medicaid and the State Employees Group Insurance plan.Many Republicans said they are not happy with the governorâs decision on the issue.In response, the GOP introduced a bill Thursday that,

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