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ABC's 'Somewhere Between' Gets Honest About the 'Trauma' of Abortion
NewsBusters (press release) (blog) - August 9, 2017

In the August 8 episode of Somewhere Between, "Fate Takes a Holiday," the writers got surprisingly real about abortion. While popular culture largely tries to portray abortion as something a woman can simply do casually and forget, or even as something ...

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Letter: Illinois' abortion haven status a very bad omen
Peoria Journal Star, Illinois - August 9, 2017

It is almost impossible to describe our feelings upon reading the Journal Star's July 23 front-page article from the Chicago Tribune's reporting about the ease of obtaining an abortion in Illinois. This seemingly has resulted in Illinois becoming the country's ...

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Abortion law requirements
Arizona Daily Star, Arizona - August 8, 2017

At that point, medical professionals must do everything possible to keep the baby alive. A separate provision says any clinic that does abortions on women beyond the 20th week of pregnancy must have someone available with neonatal skills to care for the child if ...

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State noise ordinance can be used against abortion protesters, court rules
Bangor Daily News, Maine - August 8, 2017

Everyone, including the Christian Civic League of Maine [which opposes abortion] agreed this would be a reasonable restriction outside clinics.”The law was first used in 2015 when the protests outside the Portland clinic became so loud that they interfered with ...

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Democratic Party divided over abortion litmus test for candidates
CatholicPhilly.com - August 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (CNS) â In recent weeks, prominent members of the Democratic Party have debated the party's litmus test, or lack there of, on abortion and a decision on whether to only back Democrats running for office who support âabortion rights

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The bio-chemistry of sex, love, gender differences and abortion
ChicagoNow (blog), Illinois - August 8, 2017

Her work on the biology of bonding and attraction is informing the dialogue about sexuality and abortion. She has studied the research about the chemical and cellular complexities that transpire when a woman becomes pregnant. Thorn explains how every woma

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Texas House passes bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion
Texas Tribune, Texas - August 8, 2017

Texas women would have to pay a separate health insurance premium to get coverage for non-emergency abortions — what an opponent dubbed "rape insurance" — under a bill given early approval by the Texas House on Tuesday.Aug. 8, 201711 hours ago

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Stella Creasy criticises NI Health Department on abortion - BBC News
BBC News, GB - August 8, 2017

Stella Creasy strongly criticises the NI Department of Health for not updating abortion guidance.

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'I Had An Abortion At Age 19 And It Changed My Entire Outlook On Life'
Women's Health - August 8, 2017

I just didn't know how or where or whether I could handle an abortion. I grew up memorizing anti-abortion billboards in my Kentucky hometown, with Southern Baptist cousins who blocked the doors of health clinics. There was no sex education in my high ...

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South Africa: No Fetus Scan, No Abortion. Really?
AllAfrica.com, SA - August 8, 2017

Draft bill would, for instance, undo clauses in SA law that provide for abortions in some cases of extreme birth defects.A proposed amendment to the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act would require that anyone seeking an abortion first undergo an ultr

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21-year-old student dies of botched abortion in Hyderabad. What is botched abortion?
TheHealthSite, - August 8, 2017

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, draws the line for the abortion of a foetus at 20 weeks and hence, pregnancies beyond 20 weeks are not allowed to terminate. Here is another incident. A 21-year-old engineering student died of a botched ab

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A leading abortion activist looks to telemedicine to expand access
Crain's New York Business, New York - August 8, 2017

Since helping to start one of the nation's first legal abortion clinics in Flushing in 1971—two years before Roe v. Wade—Merle Hoffman has stood her ground against hostile landlords, protesters and politicians. Little has changed: Patients still travel to Choices ...

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When 343 French 'Sluts' Fought for Abortion Rights — and Won
OZY, - August 8, 2017

âI declare that I am one of them. I declare that I have had an abortion.â So signed Simone de Beauvoir, Catherine Deneuve, Agnès Varda and other famous French women, bravely adding their names to the âManifesto of the 343,â a document that could have ...

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Democrats' quandary on supporting anti-abortion party members
San Francisco Chronicle, California - August 8, 2017

Abortion-rights advocates and other progressive groups howled, describing it as the latest in a series of statements from party leaders that make Democrats look like they are willing to compromise women’s health issues for change that would help them pick up ...

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Trump's lawyer goes to Supreme Court over blockade of undercover abortion videos
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - August 7, 2017

A nonprofit led by a lawyer for President Trump, Jay Sekulow, is asking the Supreme Court to review a federal court's blocking of the publication of surreptitiously recorded videos involving abortion providers.The American Center for Law and Justice peti

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