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Study examines how far US women must travel to get an abortion
CBS News, New Jersey - October 4, 2017

NEW YORK â How far do American women need to travel in order to obtain an abortion? A new study, billed as the first of its kind, makes those calculations state-by-state and county-by-county, revealing some striking disparities. In New York, the

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Front line America's war over abortion states one clinic | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail, New York - October 4, 2017

On Monday, a court in Missouri ruled that it would be allowed to move forward with opening three abortion clinics. For the other six states with only one clinic, the ...

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Anti-Abortion Representative Wants His Mistress to Abort Their Baby
Newsweek, US - October 3, 2017

Republican Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania is reportedly lying to both his wife and the American people.Early this year, he sent a text message to his mistress and asked her to get an abortion after pushing for anti-abortion legislation, according to ...

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House passes ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy
CNN, US - October 3, 2017

In a letter dated September 2016 that was sent to anti-abortion leaders inviting individuals to join the campaign's "Pro-Life Coalition," Trump said he was committed to "signing into law the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would end painful late-term ...

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Abortion funding, truthfulness and a question: Can Rauner recover?
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 3, 2017

Abortion is one reason, but character â truthfulness â is another. Not only had Rauner publicly promised to veto the bill, which provides taxpayer funding of elective abortions, he consistently characterized himself as an advocate of an economic, not social, ...

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Some US women travel hundreds of miles for abortions, analysis finds
CNN, US - October 3, 2017

(CNN) For most women, access to reproductive and sexual health services is crucial to well-being. A new study highlights the difficulties surrounding access to one aspect of health care -- abortion services -- faced by women in some areas of the United

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For Many Women, The Nearest Abortion Provider Is Hundreds Of Miles Away
NPR, US - October 3, 2017

There's a clinic that's right in Kelsey's town of Sioux Falls, S.D., that performs abortions, but she still drove hours away to get one. Back in 2015, she was going through a difficult time â recently laid off, had to move suddenly, helping a close family member ...

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Rep. Tim Murphy, popular with pro-life movement, urged abortion in affair, texts suggest
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, - October 3, 2017

A text message sent in January to U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy by a woman with whom he had an extra-marital relationship took him to task for an anti-abortion statement posted on Facebook from his office's public account. "And you have zero issue posting your ...

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Planned Parenthood Can Move Forward With Abortion Access Expansion
Riverfront Times (blog), Missouri - October 3, 2017

Last month, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley managed to halt the  expansion of abortion access in the state by appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit. Yesterday, however, the same court issued another one-sentence ruling on the matter — ...

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ACLU Sues To Increase Access To Abortion Pill
NPR, US - October 3, 2017

According to Food and Drug Administration regulations, abortion pill Mifeprex can only be dispensed at a medical facility under the care of a certified provider. The ACLU and many abortion rights advocates want it to be available at pharmacies.

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Just After Las Vegas, Republicans Are Voting to Restrict ... Abortion
RollingStone.com, New Jersey - October 3, 2017

Instead, these "pro-life" lawmakers are voting to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy nationwide. The vote on the so-called Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act of 2017 was scheduled by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy early last week, but the

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I Didn't Want to Terminate My Pregnancy at 20 Weeks. But I Needed To
TIME, US - October 3, 2017

I ended my pregnancy when I was 20 weeks and three days pregnant. I was 32 years old, happily married and overjoyed when I felt my baby kick for the first time. I didn’t want to have an abortion. But my husband and I made the choice after finding out our baby ...

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How Ohio Is Using Down Syndrome to Criminalize Abortion
Pacific Standard, - October 3, 2017

No person shall purposely perform or induce or attempt an abortion on a pregnant woman if the person has knowledge that the pregnant woman is seeking the abortion, in whole or in part, because of any of the following: (1) A test result indicating Down synd

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Putin's Next Target Is Russia's Abortion Culture
Foreign Policy (blog), New Mexico - October 3, 2017

Fighting the elements to keep the tiny slippers and rubber boots in place, the organizers from âFor Lifeâ took to loudspeakers to reel off the reasons why Russia should make abortion illegal. Simultaneously, two men unfurled a long red-and-white banner with a ...

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The bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks is based on fake science
Quartz, - October 3, 2017

Today (Oct. 3), the House will discuss a bill, introduced by Arizona Republican and member of the Freedom Caucus, Trent Franks, and co-sponsored by 170 representatives, which aims to introduce a blanket ban on abortion at the 20th week from conception.

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