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Fate of Tennessee abortion measure Amendment 1 now up to appeals court
The Tennessean, Tennessee - August 2, 2017

CINCINNATI â A federal appeals court in Cincinnati on Wednesday heard competing arguments on the validity of votes for the 2014 Tennessee abortion measure Amendment 1. Amendment 1, passed by 53 percent of voters in November 2014, added ...

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Alabama Abortion Law Struck Down For Placing An Undue Burden On Minors
Refinery29, - August 2, 2017

The war against abortion access in the U.S. has gained momentum in recent years, and the consistent fight to limit women's right to choose isn't going anywhere. But, an Alabama court decision offered reproductive rights advocates a big victory last week.

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More than half of women who got an abortion last year were using contraception
MarketWatch, US - August 2, 2017

More than half of women who got an abortion last year were using at least one form of contraception, according to data released by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, a United Kingdom charity that provides reproductive health services, including abor

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Abortion 'reversal': the latest sham from anti-choice activists trying to end women's rights
The Guardian, New York - August 2, 2017

For years, the anti-abortion movement has popularized the myth that patients regret their abortion, or are somehow coerced into having the procedure before they are ready. This falsehood forms the foundation for many restrictive laws that states have enacted in ...

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International humanitarian group promotes and provides abortion
Lifesite, Pennsylvania - August 2, 2017

But the international humanitarian group better known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is also an abortion provider and vocal advocate for “safe” abortion.“MSF boasts about performing abortions where the people have kept legal protection for their unborn ...

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Obamacare repeal failure was a setback for abortion opponents, but they see momentum on their side
Los Angeles Times, California - August 2, 2017

Opponents of abortion have had reason for optimism this year. With Republicans in control of the U.S. Capitol and a president who embraces their cause, access to the procedure has appeared in greater jeopardy than it has in years.Abortion foes were dealt a setback ...

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How hospitals outsourced America's abortion controversy
City Pages, - August 2, 2017

The patients she remembered were those she couldnât help. Minnesotaâs abortion law, dating to 1886, was one of the countryâs strictest. Abortion was allowed only to save the motherâs life. Anything else subjected both doctor and patient to criminal charges.If ...

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Northern Ireland anti-abortion advert complaints dismissed
BBC News, GB - August 2, 2017

Complaints about a Northern Ireland anti-abortion billboard campaign have been dismissed by the advertising regulator.The Both Lives Matter group's billboard read: "100,000 people are alive today because of our laws on abortion. Why change that?"Th

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Leftists rage at the DCCC for rejecting an abortion litmus test, imply that pro-life views are racist
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - August 2, 2017

And it isn't just the groups explicitly about abortion that are upset. Democracy for America, a left-wing group spun off long ago from Howard Dean's unsuccessful 2004 presidential campaign, reacted with an especially strident statement that really jumps out at ...

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Of Course Abortion Should Be a Litmus Test for Democrats
New York Times, New York - August 2, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, expressed a similar sentiment in April, after he was criticized for supporting the anti-abortion Democrat Heath Mello in a local Nebraska race: âWe have got to appreciate where people come from and do our best to

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Court to Hear Vote Count Case Over Tennessee Abortion Limits
U.S. News & World Report, New Mexico - August 2, 2017

A challenge to a 2014 Tennessee constitutional amendment allowing tougher abortion restrictions is coming before a court - but the case centers on vote counting, not women's reproductive health rights. Aug. 2, 2017, at 2:21 a.m.. MORE.

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Free abortion for illegals may backfire, pro-lifers say
Washington Times, District of Columbia - August 2, 2017

An Oregon bill that would set aside $500,000 in taxpayer funds to pay for abortions for illegal immigrants could backfire and lead to significant pro-life gains, abortion opponents say.David Kilada, political director at Oregon Right to Life, said Oregon already ...

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Portions Of An Alabama Abortion Law
NPR, US - August 1, 2017

A federal judge in Alabama has struck down portions of a state abortion law, saying they are unconstitutional. Under the law, unique to Alabama, a minor who didn't have parental consent for an abortion could have faced a legal proceeding involving her pare

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Democrats Don't Need a 'Litmus Test' on Abortion. But Respect for Women Should Be Mandatory.
New York Magazine, New Jersey - August 1, 2017

According to the most recent Pew survey of how Americans feel on the basic matter of whether abortion should be mostly legal or mostly illegal, self-identified Democrats are pro-choice by a 79/18 margin. Pew also finds that Democrats oppose overturning a constitutional ...

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Abortion services resume at Merrillville Planned Parenthood
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 1, 2017

After a temporary halt, abortion services at Planned Parenthood's Merrillville center resumed Monday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.The services were stopped from July 13 through Sunday after a backup physician left the clinic, accor

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