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Abortion clearly a 'difficult issue' for Alabama Democrats as Doug Jones pushes pro-choice stance
al.com, Alabama - October 8, 2017

After Josh Crowley listened to Doug Jones' interview with NBC's Chuck Todd late last month, he took to Facebook and urged his friends to ignore the Senate hopeful's pro-choice stance on abortion."Too many Christians look at just the issue of abortion in making ...

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Satanist wins transfer of her abortion rights case to the Missouri Supreme Court
Kansas City Star, Missouri - October 8, 2017

The woman, identified as Mary Doe in court documents, argued that her religion does not adhere to the idea that life begins at conception, and, because of that, the prerequisites for an abortion in Missouri are unconstitutionally violating her freedom of religion ...

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Oklahoma judge again overturns medical abortion restriction
Los Angeles Times, California - October 8, 2017

An Oklahoma judge has again overturned a state law restricting womenâs access to drug-induced abortions, according to attorneys for the state and for the groups challenging the law.Oklahoma County District Judge Patricia Parrish on Friday overturned a 2014

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Trump Contraceptive Move Could Lead to More Abortions - NBC News
NBCNews.com, - October 8, 2017

The Trump administration's move to let more employers opt out of providing free birth control could lead to more abortions.

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CMS Beefs Up Enforcement On QHP Coverage Of Abortions Outside The Hyde Amendment
Health Affairs (blog) - October 7, 2017

On October 6, 2017, the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) released a new bulletin regarding the coverage of abortion by qualified health plans (QHPs) sold through the ACA marketplaces. The bulletin provides additional guid

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Easy abortion is a winner for sleazy men
New York Post, New York - October 7, 2017

While the pro-abortion crowd celebrates the fall this week of Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, the rest of us got a useful reminder: Sleazy men make out pretty darn well, thanks to easy abortions.Murphyâs political career came to an abrupt halt after the Pit

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St. Louis-area members of Congress had votes on abortion budgets, FCC confirmations during week of Oct. 2-6
STLtoday.com, Missouri - October 7, 2017

Stricter Abortion Ban ⢠The House on Oct. 3 voted, 237-189, to outlaw abortions after 20 weeks of fertilization on the belief that the fetus can feel pain by then. This repudiates Roe v. Wade's ruling that abortion is legal up to viability that occurs

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ACLU suing FDA to make abortion pill available in all US ...
Fox News, New York - October 6, 2017

The American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit this week that could ultimately allow pharmacies to sell the controversial abortion pill, RU-486, to women a

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How the 20-Week Abortion Ban Would Hurt Teen Girls
TeenVogue.com - October 6, 2017

In this op-ed, Claire Lampen explains how the 20-week abortion ban would hurt teen girls, specifically.This past week, Laura Fine found herself on the phone with a court clerk in Alexandria, Louisiana, explaining a concept that employees of the state justice system ...

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Planned Parenthood is opening a new abortion clinic in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin - October 6, 2017

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is opening a new clinic in Milwaukee that will provide abortion services, the first such center the group has opened in the state i

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Anti-Abortion Rep. Tim Murphy Will Resign After Report On Abortion Request
NPR, US - October 6, 2017

Updated at 6 p.m. ET. Republican Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania will resign from Congress after a report said he asked a woman with whom he had an extramarital affair to get an abortion. On Wednesday, Murphy had initially said he would simply not seek ...

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What women's lives are like when abortion is a crime (opinion) - CNN
CNN, US - October 5, 2017

After interviewing female inmates in El Salvador, where abortion is a crime, Alice Driver warns that the US might not be so different, considering the recent ...

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Canada province to ban abortion protests outside clinics - BBC News
BBC News, GB - October 5, 2017

Ontario is set to outlaw anti-abortion activists from outside clinics to protect "right to choose".

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Pro-life congressman to retire after 'urging lover's abortion'
BBC News, GB - October 5, 2017

An anti-abortion US lawmaker reportedly asked a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair to terminate the pregnancy. Tim Murphy's lover suggested he was a hypocrite when he allegedly proposed she get an abortion during a pregnancy scare, a P

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Did Congressman Tim Murphy Urge His Mistress to Have an Abortion?
snopes.com - October 5, 2017

Murphy, a Republican who represents the 18th District of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives and has a long record of voting for and supporting the restriction of abortion rights and access, has been accused of hypocrisy in the wake of the report. ...

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