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Judge allows self-abortion case against woman to proceed
Seattle Times, District of Columbia - October 28, 2017

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) â A Virginia judge has cleared the way for the prosecution of a woman charged with self-aborting her late-term fetus. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday that a Chesterfield Circuit Court judge has denied a motion to ...

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GOP bill would prohibit tax-free 'abortion bonds'
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - October 26, 2017

Dozens of House Republicans have introduced legislation that would prohibit the use of tax-exempt bonds to finance the building of abortion clinics.Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., introduced the No Abortion Bonds Act on Wednesday. The legislation would proh

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Canada swiftly passes bill to protect abortion seekers, eager to set itself apart from the US
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - October 26, 2017

A province in Canada voted Wednesday to create abortion clinic “safe zones”, protecting individuals seeking abortions from potential harassment by anti-choice protesters.The legislation would create 50-meter bubbles outside abortion clinics and prohibit protesters ...

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The Trump administration is holding a teenager hostage over abortion
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 24, 2017

She is also pregnant â 15 weeks and counting â and wants an abortion. In fact, she's been seeking one for nearly a month. J.D., short for Jane Doe, isn't asking the federal government to pay for an abortion; she just wants the government not to stand

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The Trump administration just made its most Orwellian attack on abortion
ThinkProgress, District of Columbia - October 20, 2017

The United States government is holding a woman prisoner to keep her from obtaining an abortion.Let that fact sink in for a moment. The core issue at the heart of Garza v. Hargan is whether the coercive power of the state can be used to hold someone pr

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U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in four ...
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 19, 2017

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure continues to be common: One in  four women will have an abortion

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Democrats are the real abortion extremists - The Washington Post
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 18, 2017

They call themselves the âParty of Science,â so they should want an answer to the pain question.

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Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline ...
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 18, 2017

The document, whose authenticity was confirmed to The Washington Post, was prepared by Peter Navarro, the influential director of the White House Office of ...

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An undocumented teen is pregnant and in custody. Can the US stop her from getting an abortion?
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 17, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Trump administration of illegally blocking a 17-year-old Central American immigrant from having an abortion and will urge a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday to clear the way for her and other youn

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Pro-abortion group uses Tim Murphy scandal in campaign targeting pro-life Values Voter Summit
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - October 13, 2017

Ten days after it was revealed that Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy once asked his mistress to get an abortion, a pro-choice advocacy group made his conduct the subject of their protest campaign at the Family Research Council's annual Values Vote

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Immigrant teen's advocates: US pushing anti-abortion agenda
Seattle Times, District of Columbia - October 13, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) â Shortly after taking over the U.S. government office that oversees facilities for unaccompanied immigrant children, Scott Lloyd told a subordinate what to do with a teenager who wanted an abortion. Facilities under HHS âshould not be ...

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Anne Robinson discusses having an abortion as 'very unhappy' newlywed
Telegraph.co.uk, District of Columbia - October 10, 2017

Anne Robinson will talk about having an abortion as part of a new BBC documentary marking  50 years since the practice was partially decriminalised.The 73-year-old Weakest Link presenter said it was âout of the questionâ not to discuss her own experience and ...

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The abortion lobby is delighted with Twitter's censorship of Marsha Blackburn
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - October 10, 2017

According to the abortion lobby, the right to choose and the right to free speech are mutually exclusive. The National Abortion and Reproductive Rights League made that clear Tuesday when they cheered Twitter's censorship of Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-T

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Missouri abortion lawsuit heading to state Supreme Court
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 9, 2017

ST. LOUIS â One of the nation's longest waiting periods for an abortion will face the scrutiny of the Missouri Supreme Court after a state appeals court ruled in favor of an adherent of the Satanic Temple who challenged the law on religious grounds.

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Is the United States one of seven countries that 'allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy?'
Washington Post, District of Columbia - October 9, 2017

This debate is about late-term abortions after 20 weeks, which is the midpoint of a womanâs pregnancy, and before the fetus typically is considered viable to live outside the womb. Currently, states can decide to ban abortions after a certain point in the pregnancy ...

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