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British bishops lament “tragic consequences” of 50 years of legalized abortion
Crux: Covering all things Catholic, - October 23, 2017

Marking the 50th anniversary of the legalization of abortion in most of the UK, the bishops of the country said the "challenge that faces our society today is to recover an understanding of the immeasurable good of each unborn child and to value his or her life ...

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ACLU asks appeals court to reconsider ruling delaying abortion for undocumented teen
Texas Tribune, Texas - October 23, 2017

Days after a three-judge panel ruled that an undocumented teen in Texas would not immediately have access to an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking all 10 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to reconsider.Oct. 23, 2017Updated: ...

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Abortion: 'Hardship' travel grant for NI women
BBC News, GB - October 23, 2017

A government offer to help Northern Ireland women access free abortions in England is being extended to cover travel costs in some "hardship" cases.Abortion remains illegal in Northern Ireland, except in very limited cases, and hundreds of women travel across the ...

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How long can the Trump administration prevent a 17-year-old ...
Los Angeles Times, California - October 23, 2017

The ACLU asks a federal court to reenter the case of a pregnant 17 year old immigrant held in federal detention who is seeking an abortion.

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Supreme court to hear challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law
The Guardian, New York - October 23, 2017

The supreme court will this week hear a case to overturn the restrictions on abortions in Northern Ireland on the grounds that the laws breach human rights.The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) failed at the court of appeal in June to conv

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Teen's Case Becomes Test of Trump Policies on Abortion and Immigration
Governing, Washington - October 23, 2017

A divided federal appeals court delayed final resolution of the case of a 17-year-old pregnant migrant in federal detention who is seeking an abortion, giving the Trump administration until the end of this month to find a private sponsor who can house her and will ...

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Lester: Abortion rights PAC calls on Rauner to recruit moderates
Chicago Daily Herald, Illinois - October 23, 2017

Now, a leading reproductive rights political action committee is jumping into the fray with a promise to work against abortion opponents like state Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard, state Rep. Tom Morrison of Palatine and state Sen. Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods.Personal ...

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The GOP's 20-Week Abortion Ban Is About Politics, Not Science
FiveThirtyEight, - October 23, 2017

though that looks unlikely â the law would make it illegal for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. But despite the scientific trappings, the heart of this

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It's harder than ever to get an abortion in Tennessee
Salon, New Hampshire - October 23, 2017

In a move that foreshadowed a current national debate, the Tennessee state legislature passed a law earlier this year prohibiting abortion after 20 weeks gestational age except in cases of medical emergency. Tennessee now ranks among the states with

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ACLU asks court to reconsider block on undocumented teen's abortion
USA Today, New York - October 23, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider an order that delayed an abortion for an undocumented teenag

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George Will: In blocking abortion legislation, Democrats will display their cultural extremism
Deseret News, Utah - October 22, 2017

WASHINGTON â What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number â say, seven or 11? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been politically toxic and ...

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Teen sees hypocrisy in those who stop right to abortion
Pensacola News Journal, Florida - October 22, 2017

As we recently recognized the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity, I must respond to the repeated attacks on the rights that are afforded to me by the constitutional provisions laid out in Roe v. Wade (1973). This statement in no way reflects the

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Abortion is down — so the GOP's coming for your birth control
Salon, New Hampshire - October 22, 2017

The abortion rate has fallen yet again, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, dropping by 25 percent from 2008 to 2014. Thanks, Obama! Or really, thanks to the widespread use of contraception, which researchers R

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The Case of the Undocumented Teen Who Wants an Abortion Is a Constitutional Hellhole for Trump
New York Magazine, New Jersey - October 22, 2017

Of all the people Donald Trump could have chosen to lead the Office of Refugee Resettlement â the sub-agency charged with looking after unaccompanied minors â he picked E. Scott Lloyd, a staunch abortion foe who, according to The Wall Street Journal, has personal

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In blocking abortion legislation, Democrats will display their cultural extremism
Helena Independent Record, Montana - October 22, 2017

WASHINGTON -- What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number -- say, seven or eleven? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been politically toxic, and poin

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