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Virginia is wrong to target a woman after an abortion
Washington Post

Virginia is wrong to target a woman after an abortion

Washington Post - April 28, 2017

In Virginia, a woman is facing a felony charge of producing an abortion or miscarriage in the third trimester of her pregnancy. This is another example ...


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If abortions become illegal, here's how the government will prosecute women who have them
Washington Post, District of Columbia - April 28, 2017

As a Vermont prosecutor in 1968, three years before the court struck down state abortion bans, cops woke Leahy up in the middle of the night, because âa young co-ed nearly died from bleeding from a botched abortion.â The senatorâs drift was clear: If confirmed ...


Abortion regulation bill heads to Senate for hearing
Columbia Missourian, District of Columbia - April 25, 2017

The bill would also establish annual unannounced inspections of abortion facilities and would require all tissue removed during an abortion to be submitted to a pathologist who would draft a detailed report. Currently, only a sample of the tissue is required to ...


This is why HB40 is a big deal
Crain's Chicago Business, District of Columbia - April 20, 2017

Meanwhile, the Republican chief has vowed to veto Illinois House Bill 40, which aims to protect abortion rights in the state, should the U.S. Supreme Court strike down or change Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that made abortion legal in the U


5 things to know about Illinois abortion bill HB40
Crain's Chicago Business, District of Columbia - April 18, 2017

The measure would ensure that abortion in Illinois would remain legal even if the U.S. Supreme Court rolls back Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal in the U.S., according to the American Civil Liberties Union. The legislation


'Abortion' on list of latest dorm-room essentials
WND.com, District of Columbia - April 18, 2017

Bob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered everything from legislative battles and sports to tornadoes and homicidal survivalists. He is also a phot


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