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Abortion: NI women not entitled to NHS terminations in England
BBC News, GB - June 14, 2017

The UK's highest court has rejected an appeal by a mother and daughter in their legal battle for women from Northern Ireland to receive free abortions on the NHS in England.The Supreme Court challenge centred on the case of a Northern Ireland woman who b

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Delaware gov. signs law ensuring right to abortion if a Trump Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
Daily Kos, California - June 14, 2017

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, in 22 states, the right to abortion is at the highest risk of lossâthese states could ban abortion outright. In 11 states (plus the District of Columbia), the right to abortion is at risk of loss, and in 17 states, the right to abortion ...

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Should parents be notified about a minor's abortion?
Indianapolis Star, Indiana - June 13, 2017

After nearly two hours of vigorous questioning, U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Tuesday said she would decide soon whether to block a new Indiana law that would allow parents to be notified about their child's abortion, even if a judge has waived parental ...

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ACLU advises Metro Council create buffer zone outside abortion clinic
The Courier-Journal, Kentucky - June 13, 2017

ACLU of Ky. recommends 8-foot-wide perimeter outside EMW Women's Surgical Center but says city should first consider improving police protection firstS

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Sanya Richards-Ross details journey to faith, decision to have abortion
Fox News, New York - June 13, 2017

NEW YORK â Sanya Richards-Ross knew she wanted to be an open book when she sat down to write her memoir "Chasing Grace." Even if that meant revealing her most challenging moment: her decision to have an abortion before the 2008 Beijing Olympics ...

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Report: Irish girl seeking abortion sent to psychiatric clinic instead
CNN International, US - June 12, 2017

The girl and her mother believed they were traveling to the Irish capital for an abortion, according to the report. Instead, when they arrived, the girl was placed into a mental health facility, where she was detained for days. Under European Union law, the minor's ...

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Hank's view: Abortion
Columbia Daily Tribune, District of Columbia - June 11, 2017

Federal courts are drawing a line against efforts by state legislators to illegalize women’s option to choose abortion under terms outlined in the 1972 U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision.Few states have been more diligent than Missouri, where Rep

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Abortion industry gains financially at taxpayer expense
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 11, 2017

Abortion providers receive lots of taxpayer money, though restrictions keep them from using the funds for abortion services. It does free up money for use in keeping them in business. Many of us are opposed to this because of scientific evidence that life in the ...

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Abortion clinic: City wrong to issue parade permit for protest
Charlotte Observer, District of Columbia - June 10, 2017

The leader of a Charlotte abortion clinic claims the city improperly gave a pro-life group a parade permit, and is demanding answers after a large protest at the facility Saturday left patients feeling harassed.Calla Hales, the administrator at Preferred Womenâs ...

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Texas Will Now Require Women to Bury or Cremate Abortion Remains
Patheos (blog), Colorado - June 10, 2017

The new law comes less than a year after the Supreme Court ruled that Texas cannot enact abortion restrictions that place an “undue burden” on women seeking an abortion. According to the Texas Observer, the law’s critics and some supporters agree that SB8 ...

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Report: Senate's Obamacare overhaul bill in jeopardy over abortion language
AOL - June 10, 2017

The Hill is reporting, based on inside sources, that language in the GOP proposal prohibiting "people from using new refundable tax credits for private insurance plans that cover abortion" may have to be removed before the bill can proceed.The warning was reportedly ...

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Experts say 'abortion reversal' claims have no scientific basis, and state mandates may be harmful
Daily Kos, California - June 10, 2017

In several states, crisis pregnancy centersâforced-birther storefronts with a record of manipulating women with lies about their options, including abortionâreceive government money to spread their propaganda. Thatâs not the case in California ...

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Conservatives want to restrict abortion so much they'll endanger their own health care bill
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - June 10, 2017

If they decide to include anti-abortion language in their health care bill, it may be struck down, but if they take it out, anti-choice groups will oppose their bill. Conservatives’ intense desire to limit people’s access to abortion may undermine the success ...

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Delaware becomes first state under Trump to ensure abortion will ...
VICE News, - June 10, 2017

Even if President Donald Trump succeeds in his campaign pledge to roll back Roe v. Wade, abortion will remain legal in Delaware. On Friday, Democratic Gov.

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Abortion 'at the Core' of Justin Trudeau's Foreign Policy, Says Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister
Heat Street - June 9, 2017

Freeland's outline of Canadian foreign policy has sparked criticism from anti-abortion groups, saying the policy of abortion is âat odds with many developing countries and member states at the United Nations who don't share Trudeau's 'value system.'â.

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