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What explains the decline in abortion?
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - June 19, 2017

In January, the CDC reported that the number of abortions continues to decline in the United States. In fact, it is lower than it has been in decades. According to US News & World Report, "The latest annual report by the Centers for Disease Control and

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Anti-abortion license plate bill still hasn't been sent to Gov. Snyder ...
Michigan Radio, Michigan - June 19, 2017

’s been almost two weeks since the Legislature approved a state license plate in order for an anti-abortion group to fundraise off it, but the legislation still hasn’t be

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Meet Autumn: Star Wars star's family wanted abortion, her mom chose life
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - June 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES, California, June 19, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The mother who was pressured to abort by the famous family of her baby’s father is going about the business of raising her child that she welcomed into the world last fall.Maegan Chen was dating Nath

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Ahead Of Major Anti-Abortion Conference, Louisville Leaders Consider Clinic Buffer Zones
WKU Public Radio - June 19, 2017

Ahead of a large planned protest outside the EMW Women’s Surgical Center downtown, the Metro Council will continue debating the creation of a buffer zone that would block protesters from coming into close contact with women entering for abortions an

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Vatican defends membership for theologian over abortion flap
Crux: Covering all things Catholic, - June 19, 2017

In an interview with Italy's La Stampa, Paglia reaffirmed the Vatican's unwavering opposition to abortion. He said Nigel Biggar, a new member of Pontifical Academy for Life, had been personally recommended by the archbishop of Canterbury, had never writ

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When it comes to abortion, liberals shed tolerance and become fundamentalists
News & Observer, New Mexico - June 19, 2017

I find the thought of abortion late in a pregnancy troubling. When I was 20 weeks pregnant with my second child, I attended a memorial service for a friendâs 20-week gestation twins born too early. The service program included images of the boysâ footprints, ...

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Sanctuaries, for goose and gander, too
Washington Times, District of Columbia - June 18, 2017

What if any state were to declare itself a “sanctuary” for the unborn and outlaw abortion within their borders? Would Washington send the Army to keep the clinics open and to free persons who state courts had convicted of violating the state laws?American society ...

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Louisiana sets new restriction for minors seeking abortion
WAFB.com, Louisiana - June 18, 2017

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to toughen requirements for parental consent when a minor seeks an abortion.Current law requires a notarized statement from a legal guardian of an unmarried girl younger than 18 before a doctor can perform an ab

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Legislature's latest bills take up hot button issues: abortion, family leave and pot
WZZM, Michigan - June 18, 2017

LANSING, MICH. - The hot-button issues of marijuana, abortion and parental leave time all were included in bills introduced in the Legislature last week. Democrats introduced the abortion and reproductive health bills in the hopes of rolling back legislation passed ...

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Fetuses Can Recognize Faces. How Will This Change the Abortion Debate?
Big Think, New Jersey - June 18, 2017

How aware are fetuses of the outside world? Previous research have found that late in the third trimester, they can respond to their mother’s voice and even music. British scientists recently took our understanding one step farther. Researchers at Lancaster University ...

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Missouri Abortion Law Update
Four States Homepage - June 18, 2017

Last week, the Senate gave their approval to a bill that would change several portions of a Missouri Abortion Law, including giving the state attorney general concurrent jurisdiction to file charges in certain cases, and requiring clinics to maintain certain health ...

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Legislature's latest bills take up hot button issues: abortion, family leave and pot
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - June 18, 2017

LANSING â The hot-button issues of marijuana, abortion and parental leave time all were included in bills introduced in the Legislature last week. Democrats introduced the abortion and reproductive health bills in the hopes of rolling back legislation

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Vatican Defends Membership for Theologian Over Abortion Flap
U.S. News & World Report, New Mexico - June 17, 2017

Biggar, a noted Christian ethicist, was quoted as saying in 2011 that he would draw the line for abortion at 18 weeks, since that is "roughly about the earliest time when there is some evidence of brain activity, and therefore of consciousness ...

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Vatican defends membership for theologian over abortion flap
ABC News, US - June 17, 2017

The head of the Vatican's bioethics panel is defending the decision to name as a member an Anglican moral theologian who has said that abortion could be condoned up until the 18th week of gestation. Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia spoke out Saturday after ...

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Abortion rules are often added late in Ohio budget bills
Toledo Blade, Ohio - June 17, 2017

COLUMBUS â As Ohio lawmakers near finalization of the next two-year budget, activists on both sides of the controversial subject are watching to see if the spending and policy bill will again be used as a vehicle to restrict abortion rights. Budgets

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