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Texas Passes Law Significantly Limiting Coverage for Abortion Procedures
TIME, US - August 15, 2017

The bill, called House Bill 214, prohibits private, state-offered, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance plans in the state of Texas to cover abortion procedures as part of their general coverage. The bill was heavily criticized by abortion rights advocates and ...

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Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics
Reuters, US - August 15, 2017

(Reuters Health) - The absence of a nearby abortion clinic drives up healthcare costs, a study of California's poor has found. Women who seek follow-up care but who donât have a local clinic often feel compelled go to an emergency room to confirm that their pregnancy ...

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If Democrats turn back on abortion rights, they'll get punished at polls
Sacramento Bee, California - August 15, 2017

First and foremost, access to abortion, birth control and other reproductive health care is the foundation of economic security for all women and families. How else can women control the most important financial decision they will ever make â if, when and how ...

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'Abortion Is Racism'
Church Militant - August 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (ChurchMilitant.com) - The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. is reminding Americans that abortion is the ultimate form of racism.In an interview with lifenews.com Monday, Dr. Alveda King reflected on the sinful nature of racism and pointed to the theological ...

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From Tweet to National Fundraiser: Annual Challenge Destigmatizes Abortion One Taco or Beer at a Time
Rewire - August 15, 2017

The goal is to raise around the same amount this year, according to the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF), which now coordinates the nationwide event. A month-long celebration of reproductive justice, the challenge runs through September

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Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics
KFGO, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

The risks associated with abortion may be low, Upadhyay told Reuters Health by phone, but the need by some women to seek care after the procedure reflects "wanting to have someone to talk to about their symptoms and not being sure if it was successful.

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BOOYAH! #LifeWins! Texas PERMANENTLY bans taxpayer funding of abortion
Twitchy, - August 15, 2017

HB-214, which the House passed last week and the Senate approved Sunday, applies to âelectiveâ abortions and specifically includes an exemption for cases of medical emergency to save the motherâs life.âWhat weâre saying here is: If you want to buy this coverage ...

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'Rape Insurance' Abortion Coverage Becomes Texas Law
U.S. News & World Report, New Mexico - August 15, 2017

Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed House Bill 214 into law Tuesday, banning Texas insurers from covering abortions in general plans, despite protests from Democrats that the bill should exempt pregnancies from rape or incest and fetuses with fatal ...

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Abortion-pill reversal: The next frontier of informed-consent laws?
The Tidings, California - August 15, 2017

Indianapolis, Ind., Aug 15, 2017 / 06:04 am (National Catholic Register).- Medication abortions are on their way to becoming the dominant method of abortion in the U.S. But lawmakers are starting to look at whether to change their stateâs informed-consent laws ...

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Patricia Heaton blasts CBS over report about Iceland's Down syndrome abortion rates
Fox News, New York - August 15, 2017

The network tweeted on Sunday, "Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion. #CBSNOA learns more, tonight at 10pm ET/PT." The 59-year-old actress took to Twitter with a heated reply, taking aim at the wording of the CBS

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Bench Memos
National Review - August 15, 2017

In late June, in First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera, a Ninth Circuit panel ruled that a San Francisco false-advertising ordinance that applies only against pregnancy-service centers that don’t provide or refer for abortions is constitutionally permissible. On a divided ...

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Lessons from before Abortion Was Legal
Scientific American, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

Before 1973, abortion in the U.S. was severely restricted. More than 40 years later Roe v. Wade is under attack, and access increasingly depends on a woman's income or zip code. By Rachel Benson Gold, Megan K. Donovan. When she went before the u.s. ...

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Shorter Princeton Prof: Early Abortions Are Moral Because I Say So
The Federalist, - August 15, 2017

Recently, a Princeton professor joined a YouTube show to discuss her argument for the morality of abortion. She says whether one aborts an unborn child or not, âyou can really do no wrong.â Cue the predictable pro-life jeer track.Yet Matthew Lee Anderson, one ...

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Seminary drops the ball on abortion
LancasterOnline, - August 15, 2017

Legal abortion encourages rape and murder. A 14-year old girl can be raped, and no one needs to know that a man impregnated her. It used to be known as statutory rape, but now we âsolveâ the problem by killing an innocent, defenseless child. The only differences

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Cecile Richards to Democrats: Stand Firm on Abortion
Politico, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

Abortion rights activists erupted, and Cecile Richards, the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, couldnât be clearer on how wrong she thinks Luján is. âItâs a shocking sort of misunderstanding of actually

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