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We Spoke With One of the Only Abortion Providers Left in the State of Alabama. Here's What She Had to Say.
ACLU (blog) - June 6, 2017

Last week, the ACLU caught up with physician Yashica Robinson, an abortion provider from Alabama and recipient of the 2017 George Tiller, M.D. Award from Physicians for Reproductive Health. Dr. Robinson is board-certified by the American Board of Obst

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'A decision that broke me': American track star had abortion just before Olympics
Washington Post, District of Columbia - June 6, 2017

And so the day before she was set to fly to China, the Jamaican-American sprinter opted for an abortion. She said she made the decision in conjunction with her now-husband, New York Giants running Aaron Ross, who was at training camp when the couple fou

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Gov. Abbott calls special session on bathrooms, abortion, school finance
Texas Tribune, Texas - June 6, 2017

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a special session of the Texas Legislature starting July 18 and promised to make it a sweeping one if lawmakers cooperate.Abbott gave legislators an ambitious 19-item agenda to work on — including a "bathroom bill" — but only ...

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Still Mentally Torn Up Over '08 Abortion
TMZ.com, California - June 6, 2017

Sanya Richards-Ross says she "absolutely" has regrets she was put in a situation where she got an abortion right before competing in the Beijing Olympics -- but she sounds like she still thinks she made the right decision.We spoke with the U.S. Olympic track star ...

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Texas Is Poised to Effectively Ban Second-Trimester Abortions
Slate Magazine (blog), New Mexico - June 6, 2017

A far-reaching new abortion bill on Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk fails this test several times over. It bans intact dilation and extraction procedures, which pro-life advocates have dubbed “partial-birth abortions.” Those are already illegal under a federal law ...

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Most Pro-Life Laws are Based on Sound Science
National Review - June 6, 2017

The restrictions are grouped into three broad topic areas: 1) restrictions targeting abortion providers, 2) counseling and waiting-period requirements, and 3) restrictions using fetal pain as a pretext. Unsurprisingly, the Guttmacher analysis is very selective ...

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Sanya Richards-Ross Had An Abortion Before The 2008 Olympic Games
FloTrack - June 6, 2017

Ross was already back at training camp with the Giants "and nothing interrupted (New York coach) Tom Coughlin's schedule for the Super Bowl champions," so she went to the hospital for the abortion without Ross. The doctor recommended two w

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Here's How a Clinic Advised an Alleged Minor to Get an Abortion
LifeZette - June 6, 2017

A Texas abortion facility referred an anonymous, undercover caller — posing as a 15-year-old who did not wish to obtain parental consent for an abortion — to a clinic in New Mexico where state laws would allow the girl to have an abortion on her own.The c

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Texas Bans the Safest, Most Common Abortion Procedure After 13 Weeks
San Antonio Current, Texas - June 5, 2017

But since the doctor couldn't affirm Goldberg's life was definitely in danger, it would be illegal for him — or anyone else in Missouri — to facilitate her abortion. That's because Missouri law prohibits women from getting an abortion after 21 weeks and 6 days ...

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Vernal P. Hegenbart: Arguments miss the point on abortion
La Crosse Tribune, Wisconsin - June 4, 2017

Monica Hofmann (May 20 Tribune) criticizes Vince Hatt for his contention that when there is doubt about a moral action you must come down on the side of caution and not proceed if there is a possibility of injury, as in the case of elective abortion.

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Civil Rights Attorney Condemns Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Advertise Abortion
NewsBusters (blog), New Jersey - June 3, 2017

However, Baltimore's Mayor and City Council have now mandated that a sign, informing patrons that abortions are not performed there, be placed inside the waiting area. The reason? The Mayor and City Council claim that pregnancy centers âengage in ...

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Fathers' Consent For Abortion 'Undesirable' Says Britain's Leading Provider
Breitbart News, - June 3, 2017

Britain's leading provider of abortion services has said that requiring a father's consent before an abortion is carried out is ânot desirableâ, and that abortion should be âfully tax-payer fundedâ. In the run-up to the general election next week the

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Poll: Only 1% of UK Public Want Abortion Available Until Time of Birth
Breitbart News, - June 3, 2017

Though the UK election campaign is dominated by issues such as those surrounding the recent Manchester terrorist attack as well as Britainâs exit from the European Union, the ComRes poll is released as 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Abortion Act of ...

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Comic Legends: Was There Nearly a Wonder Woman Abortion Story in 1973?
CBR (blog) - June 3, 2017

At the same time, though, Delany's issue was the first part of a six-part arc that was set to end with a confrontation at a female-run abortion clinic that Wonder Woman would help defend. DC, though, was wary about the story, so with the pressure from

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Business Is Booming At Planned Parenthood -- But Only When It Comes To Abortion
The Daily Caller - June 2, 2017

Planned Parenthood has finally released its 2015-2016 annual report, a slick document filled with some impressive looking figures on how many services they have provided at their more than 600 facilities. The controversial organization is desperate to prove theyâre ...

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