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Draft Isle of Man abortion bill put out to public consultation
BBC News, GB - August 7, 2017

A draft bill which proposes changes to Manx abortion law has been put out to public consultation.The Abortion Reform Bill would allow women to request an abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy and loosen restrictions on having one later.Abortions on the Isle ...

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As Democrats Look To 2018, Abortion Emerges Divisive
NPR, US - August 5, 2017

As Democrats prepare for next year's mid-term elections, some want the party to embrace abortion opponents. Others argue reproductive rights are a non-negotiable Democratic value.STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST:As Democrats

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Judge bars enforcement of Illinois abortion notification law - KWQC
KWQC-TV6, US - August 5, 2017

A federal judge has ruled an Illinois law requiring hospital and medical clinic professionals to tell pregnant women about all their available options, including abor

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Competing to glamorize abortion
Times Record News, New Mexico - August 5, 2017

It's debatable that the current Congress can even muster the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, the nation's dominant abortion corporation, never mind passing any laws that would outlaw or seriously restrict abortions. Many pro-lifers would be relieved to just ...

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Analysis: Rulings deepen fight over Arkansas abortion laws
Bradenton Herald, Florida - August 5, 2017

Federal courts have delivered mixed verdicts over Arkansas' abortion restrictions, with one ruling blocking four laws limiting the procedure and another letting new requirements for administering the abortion pill take effect.Together, they show that the that the ...

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Democratic Campaign Chief Suggests Party Back Anti-Abortion Candidates
TIME, US - August 5, 2017

The proposal seemed modest in today's polarized political climate: The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group might help fund candidates who didn't share the party's support for abortion rights.The backlash from abort

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Chile's bishops lament lifting of abortion ban
The Tidings, California - August 5, 2017

The new law would permit abortion in the cases of rape, endangerment of a motherâs life, or in cases when the fetus has a life-threatening birth defect. It would allow for objecting doctors to refuse to perform abortions, except in cases when the motherâs life ...

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Groups Blast DCCC's Willingness To Back Anti-Abortion Candidates
Hartford Courant, Connecticut - August 4, 2017

Women's rights activists in Connecticut are blasting national Democrats for embracing a big-tent strategy that would allow candidates who oppose abortion to get financial support from the party. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Rep.

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Democrats' disastrous mistake on abortion
CNN, US - August 4, 2017

Democrats may say they are trying to field the most competitive team of candidates they can to win a majority in Congress, and in some districts that candidate might be anti-abortion. But this treads a dangerous path: ceding to demands that the entire political ...

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Federal court judge halts enforcement of Illinois abortion notification ...
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 4, 2017

Christian crisis pregnancy centers sued and the judge presiding over the case agreed that freedom of speech issues are on the line.

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Chile's Congress Approves Abortion in Limited Cases
New York Times, New York - August 3, 2017

The legislation, approved late Wednesday night, will go into effect if Chileâs Constitutional Tribunal gives it the green light in coming days.The vote followed a contentious, yearslong debate in one of the few countries where abortion remains illegal in all cases. ...

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Democrats will fund anti-abortion candidates, for now — but this fight's not over
Salon, New Hampshire - August 3, 2017

In their bid to take back the U.S. House of Representatives next year, Democrats are committed to supporting and funding the campaigns of congressional candidates who oppose abortion rights, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Com

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Chile's Congress Votes to Lift a Blanket Ban on Abortion
TIME, US - August 3, 2017

Lifting the abortion ban, enacted in 1989 as Pinochet's dictatorship drew to a close, has been a priority for President Michelle Bachelet, whose term will end next March. According to the report, terminating pregnancies in cases when the mother's life is endangered ...

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Surprise! States With The Most Abortion Restrictions Also Have This In Common
Elite Daily - August 3, 2017

In only seven years, anti-choice legislators across the country have passed 391 laws restricting access to abortion in some way or another, according to the Center for Reproductive Rights. There have been fetal cremation and burial bills, attempts to pass heartbeat ...

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Can Democrats Be Pro-Life?
National Review - August 2, 2017

Being against abortion, West says, “puts people’s fundamental humanity up for debate.” And yet that’s exactly what she does to the lives that are inarguably ended in every abortion procedure: denies their fundamental humanity and revels in their deaths.

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