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Story About Iceland Sets Off Angry Debate Over Abortion
Newser, New Hampshire - August 17, 2017

(Newser) â A story by CBS News about the declining number of Down syndrome births in Iceland has caused an uproar, with conservative critics accusing the story of celebrating abortion and others lashing out at Iceland itself. There's so much to unpack

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New law expands abortion coverage
The Register-Guard, Oregon - August 17, 2017

SALEM â Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services to thousands of Oregonians, regardless of income, citizenship status or gender identity. Proponents called it America's most ...

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Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants
Fox News, New York - August 17, 2017

The $10.2 million bill takes effect immediately, allocating $500,000 for abortions for the estimated 22,873 women eligible under the Oregon health plan, the Washington Times reported. This will include abortions for immigrants who are otherwise ineligible under ...

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Chile abortion bill: 'My pregnancy was torture'
BBC News, GB - August 16, 2017

Paola Valenzuela was 40 years old when she found out she was pregnant with her second child. "My husband and I were so excited about having another child and my son, who was nine at the time, was very happy about the idea of having a little brother," she

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Advocacy Groups Condemn Iceland's Drive to End Down Syndrome by Abortion
CNSNews.com, Virginia - August 16, 2017

(CNSNews.com) -- As a CBS News report examining Iceland’s pathway to eradicating Down syndrome via abortion circulates, multiple advocacy groups and leaders have spoken out, condemning the actions taken to end so many innocent lives, with some de

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Abortion is at the heart of what's tearing our country in half
Lifesite (blog), Pennsylvania - August 16, 2017

LifeSiteNews welcomes thoughtful, respectful comments that add useful information or insights. Demeaning,hostile or propagandistic comments, and streams not related to the storyline, will be removed.LSN commenting is not for frequent personal blogging, on-going ...

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Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics, new study finds
Brainerd Dispatch - August 16, 2017

The Red River Women's Clinic is pictured in downtown Fargo, North Dakota in this file photo taken July 2, 2013. The North Dakota Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday a state law that restricts medication abortion, saying it was constitutional. The Red River clin

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Another state bans taxpayer funding of abortion
WND.com, District of Columbia - August 16, 2017

LifeSiteNews.com reported that Abby Johnson, a former Texas Planned Parenthood director who is now a pro-life advocate, said that “just because abortion is legal does not mean that people who have significant moral concerns with the taking of innocent life â ...

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Abortion on TV and in Movies Is Way Too Dramatic — Here's Why
Allure Magazine, - August 16, 2017

Abortion is often depicted as the key battle in the âculture wars,â a term that can seem dismissive of the importance of abortion rights to peopleâs lives. But abortion is a cultural issue as well as a health and rights issue, and the way we understand it is ...

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A Changed Landscape for Abortion Rights in Texas
New York Times (blog), New York - August 16, 2017

Along the route, a huge wooden sign in Hondo greets passers-by: “Welcome: This is God’s Country. Please don’t drive through it like hell.” By the time Kristen passed the sign on her way to get an abortion, she had been riding a Greyhound bus for four hours. ...

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Oregon approves sweeping bill expanding abortion access
Washington Post, District of Columbia - August 16, 2017

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law what advocates called the nationâs most progressive reproductive health policy, expanding access to abortion and birth control at a time when the Trump administration and other states are trying to res

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Has Iceland Eliminated Down Syndrome Through Abortion?
snopes.com - August 16, 2017

Lifesitenews.com, for example, ran the factually inaccurate headline “Iceland kills 100% of babies with Down syndrome in abortion: New report.”The report does not suggest that, however. It suggests that nearly 100 percent of the 80 to 85 percent of people who ...

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Down Syndrome in Iceland Is 'Disappearing' Because of Abortion
Daily Signal, - August 15, 2017

More accurately, people with Down syndrome are being eliminated in Iceland through abortion.As prenatal testing becomes more and more widespread across the world, the number of babies born with Down syndrome and other conditions has decreased beca

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Oregon governor expands abortion, reproductive coverage
ABC News, US - August 15, 2017

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law what proponents called America's most progressive reproductive health policy, expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services to thousands of Oregonians, regardless of income, ...

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Roberts: Our leaders' anti-abortion crusade just cost us another $600000
azcentral.com, Arizona - August 15, 2017

A U.S. District Court judge on Monday ordered the state to reimburse Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers for their costs in fighting yet another unconstitutional law passed by our leaders.The Arizona Legislature and Gov. Doug Ducey in 2015 enact

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