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Walorski asks state to reject South Bend abortion clinic
WSBT-TV, Indiana - October 25, 2017

Every human life is precious and deserves our protection. Yesterday I sent a letter to the Indiana State Department of Health urging them to protect the sanctity of life by rejecting the application for a new abortion clinic in South Bend. Click below

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Down syndrome abortion ban clears Ohio House committee
fox8.com, - October 25, 2017

Physicians convicted of performing an abortion under such circumstances could be charged with a fourth-degree felony, stripped of their medical license and held liable for legal damages under the proposal. The pregnant woman would face no criminal liab

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BREAKING: Ontario bans pro-life witness outside abortion centers
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - October 25, 2017

TORONTO, October 25, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Ontario’s legislators passed a bill criminalizing pro-life speech and expression outside abortion clinics today by a vote of 86-1.MPP Jack MacLaren, a member of the Trillium Party, cast the sole dissenting vote.

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Undocumented Teenager Has Abortion After Court Ruling
Wall Street Journal, US - October 25, 2017

WASHINGTONâAn undocumented teenager in U.S. custody obtained an abortion Wednesday morning following a legal confrontation between the Trump administration and abortion-rights advocates. The procedure came a day after a divided appeals court ...

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Why, 50 years after the Abortion Act, it's time to abolish the law altogether
The Guardian, New York - October 25, 2017

The 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act this week has left me reflecting on the 40th and 30th anniversaries. Ten years ago, abortion rights were under near constant attack, a pincer movement by a couple of Conservative MPs and the Daily Mail, advancing elaborate ...

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What Stood Between An Undocumented Minor And An Abortion ...
Houston Public Media - October 25, 2017

The young woman had to follow the same complicated process that any minor seeking an abortion in Texas without a parent’s consent must follo

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'Jane Doe' Immigrant Has Abortion In Texas, After Battle With Trump Administration
NPR, US - October 25, 2017

A 17-year-old undocumented immigrant who has been waging a legal battle over access to abortion underwent the procedure Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union says.'Jane Doe' Immigrant Has Abortion In Texas, After Battle With Trump AdministrationA 17-year-old ...

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Undocumented Teenager Obtains Abortion After Court Victory
New York Times, New York - October 25, 2017

HOUSTON â A pregnant undocumented teenager in federal custody whose attempt to have an abortion set off a monthlong legal battle with the Trump administration terminated her pregnancy on Wednesday morning. She underwent the procedure a day ...

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Justices keep abortion waiting period on hold
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa - October 25, 2017

âIowa women, whose right to safe, legal abortion has been accepted law for nearly 45 years, should continue to have the protection that has been guaranteed under the Iowa Constitution,â said Rita Bettis, legal director of the ACLU of Iowa. She said the

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What Stood Between An Undocumented Minor And An Abortion ...
KUT - October 25, 2017

A 17-year-old girl who entered the U.S. without documentation or family told the staff at a Texas shelter in March that she wanted an abortion.

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Top UK abortion clinic paid bonuses for encouraging abortions
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - October 24, 2017

The report said women who had decided not to have an abortion – and were less than five and a half weeks pregnant – "were being called and offered a later appointment." Inspectors found evidence that this was a policy across all 70 Marie Stopes clinics in the ...

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The Trump administration is holding a teenager hostage over abortion
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 24, 2017

She is also pregnant â 15 weeks and counting â and wants an abortion. In fact, she's been seeking one for nearly a month. J.D., short for Jane Doe, isn't asking the federal government to pay for an abortion; she just wants the government not to stand

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[On This Day] Five-Year Sniper Attacks On Abortion Doctors
kmmsam - October 23, 2017

It was the fifth straight year that a doctor who provided abortion services in upstate New York or Canada had been targeted by snipers associated with anti-abortion groups. Only one of the five attacks occurring between October and November resulted in

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A Vision of Our Post-Roe Future
Slate Magazine, New York - October 23, 2017

The Department of Justice argues that it is perfectly lawful for the government to prevent Doe from terminating her pregnancy; if she wants an abortion, the DOJ explains, she should self-deport. A federal judge ordered the administration to let Doe obtain the procedure ...

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Missouri abortion law set to take effect after judge denies challenge
STLtoday.com, Missouri - October 23, 2017

The new law outlined several other provisions which were set to go into effect Tuesday: among them a rule requiring annual inspections at abortion clinics, new prosecuting powers for the attorney general, new whistleblower protections for clinic employees, and ...

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