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Federal judge strikes down two abortion restrictions in Alabama
Reuters, US - October 26, 2017

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday struck down two abortion restrictions in Alabama that limited how close clinics can be to public schools and banned a procedure used to terminate pregnancies in the second trimester. The decision is a blow to abortion opponents ...

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Congress Will Hold a Hearing on a “Heartbeat” Abortion Ban
Slate Magazine (blog), New Mexico - October 26, 2017

The House of Representatives will hold a hearing next week on a bill that would ban all abortions after the fetus has a detectable "heartbeat," which typically comes around six weeks’ gestation, or before many women find out they’re pregnant. The Judiciary ...

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GOP bill would prohibit tax-free 'abortion bonds'
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - October 26, 2017

Dozens of House Republicans have introduced legislation that would prohibit the use of tax-exempt bonds to finance the building of abortion clinics.Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., introduced the No Abortion Bonds Act on Wednesday. The legislation would proh

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The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the US's Refugee Office
The New Yorker, New York - October 26, 2017

During the past month, O.R.R., in defiance of state andfederal court orders, tried to keep a seventeen-year-old girl in itscustody from having an abortion. Identified only as âJane Doe,â she wasliving in an O.R.R.-funded shelter in Texas, where state law prohibitsabortions ...

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DC Circuit Ruling Fuels Class Action Against HHS Abortion Policy for Immigrant Minors
Law.com, California - October 26, 2017

The D.C. Circuit's blockbuster ruling that allowed an undocumented immigrant to leave federal custody to have an abortion marked the court's rare foray into hot-button social issues. It's an open question just how far-reaching the ruling will be either to the underlying ...

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Canada swiftly passes bill to protect abortion seekers, eager to set itself apart from the US
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - October 26, 2017

A province in Canada voted Wednesday to create abortion clinic “safe zones”, protecting individuals seeking abortions from potential harassment by anti-choice protesters.The legislation would create 50-meter bubbles outside abortion clinics and prohibit protesters ...

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Women in Scotland allowed abortion pill at home
BBC News, GB - October 26, 2017

Women in Scotland are the first in the UK to be allowed to take the abortion pill at home.Scotland's Chief Medical Officer has written to all health boards to say the drug misoprostol can be taken by women outside of a clinical setting. The change brings Scotland ...

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Abortion laws 'punish sex-crime victims'
BBC News, GB - October 26, 2017

Northern Ireland's abortion laws amount to a "cruel, inhumane and degrading punishment" of women, the Supreme Court has heard.A barrister for the United Nations said criminalising women who seek an abortion in cases of sexual crime or fatal foetal abnor

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Republicans Are Trying to Ban Abortion After 6 Weeks of Pregnancy
TeenVogue.com - October 26, 2017

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks. Now, the GOP is officially aiming to ban abortions considerably earlier â at six weeks, before many women even realize theyâre pregnant.Back in January, the GOP introduc

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Indiana congresswoman took stand on abortion and Facebook ...
Indianapolis Star, Indiana - October 26, 2017

Indiana congresswoman Jackie Walorski, a Republican, has written the state health department asking them to reject a permit for a new women's health clinic in Sout

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Abortion stories: From a 'sense of relief' to a 'broken heart'
BBC News, GB - October 26, 2017

One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime, yet it is rarely talked about. For some, making the decision can be traumatic and have a long-lasting effect. For others, it is an empowering, life-changing choice.You have been sharing your exper

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Detained immigrant teen has abortion
The Mercury News - October 26, 2017

File photo: Activists with Planned Parenthood demonstrate in support of a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion, outside of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington on Friday. PUBLISHED: ...

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The GOP Just Announced When They'll Be Discussing A Bill To Ban Abortion At 6 Weeks
Refinery29, - October 26, 2017

Sponsored by Representative Steve King of Iowa, the proposed bill makes it a crime for a physician to knowingly perform an abortion without determining "whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat," "without informing the mother of the results," or

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'Alternative facts' on abortion in Porter County
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 25, 2017

I almost drove off the road recently on Route 20 in Portage when I passed a billboard that said "90 percent of women regret having an abortion." Talk about misinformation. This is an out-and-out lie (excuse me, "alternative fact"). This can be proven in minutes ...

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Undercover video: Late-term abortion center offers to abort baby at 37 weeks for $17000
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - October 25, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, October 25, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A new undercover video shows the staff of one of the country’s most notorious late-term abortion facilities offering to abort a 37-week-old baby for $17,000 and help the mother get on Medicaid to pa

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