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Argentina bans abortion in most cases. So why is its abortion rate far higher than that of the US?
Los Angeles Times

Argentina bans abortion in most cases. So why is its abortion rate far higher than that of the US?

Los Angeles Times - October 29, 2017

Yet the laws are widely circumvented, and researchers are finding that the abortion rate in Latin America is far higher than it is in the U.S. and other ...

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Supreme Court weighs challenge to California's abortion disclosure law: Does it violate free speech?
Los Angeles Times, California - October 27, 2017

The Supreme Court is weighing whether to hear an anti-abortion groupâs challenge on free speech grounds to a California law that requires âcrisis pregnancy centersâ to also advise clients that the state offers free or low-cost contraception and assistance in ...

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DC Circuit Ruling Fuels Class Action Against HHS Abortion Policy for Immigrant Minors
Law.com, California - October 26, 2017

The D.C. Circuit's blockbuster ruling that allowed an undocumented immigrant to leave federal custody to have an abortion marked the court's rare foray into hot-button social issues. It's an open question just how far-reaching the ruling will be either to the underlying ...

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Abortion is medical treatment, and the government has no right to deny one to a woman
Los Angeles Times, California - October 22, 2017

To the editor: The agency overseeing refugee affairs wonât allow Jane Doe, a pregnant 17-year-old Central American refugee, to undergo an abortion pending a court hearing on her immigration status. Why? The agency disingenuously claims that it opposes the

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Young, pregnant migrant's case becomes a test of Trump policies on ...
Los Angeles Times, California - October 19, 2017

The Trump administration is in federal court fighting to prevent a young woman in immigration detention from obtaining an abortion. The case sheds light on a ...

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The GOP is craven and the Democrats are extremist on an abortion restriction most Americans favor
Los Angeles Times, California - October 9, 2017

Large majorities of Americans believe first-trimester abortions should be legal. But once pregnancy moves into the second trimester â that is, at 12 to 24 weeks â only 27% of Americans have a pro-choice position. These Gallup poll results mirror policy in most ...

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