Abortion Information

District of Columbia Articles Archive


Another state bans taxpayer funding of abortion
WND.com, District of Columbia - August 16, 2017

LifeSiteNews.com reported that Abby Johnson, a former Texas Planned Parenthood director who is now a pro-life advocate, said that “just because abortion is legal does not mean that people who have significant moral concerns with the taking of innocent life â ...

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Oregon approves sweeping bill expanding abortion access
Washington Post, District of Columbia - August 16, 2017

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law what advocates called the nationâs most progressive reproductive health policy, expanding access to abortion and birth control at a time when the Trump administration and other states are trying to res

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Abortion after-care costs driven up by scarcity of nearby clinics
KFGO, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

The risks associated with abortion may be low, Upadhyay told Reuters Health by phone, but the need by some women to seek care after the procedure reflects "wanting to have someone to talk to about their symptoms and not being sure if it was successful.

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Lessons from before Abortion Was Legal
Scientific American, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

Before 1973, abortion in the U.S. was severely restricted. More than 40 years later Roe v. Wade is under attack, and access increasingly depends on a woman's income or zip code. By Rachel Benson Gold, Megan K. Donovan. When she went before the u.s. ...

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Cecile Richards to Democrats: Stand Firm on Abortion
Politico, District of Columbia - August 15, 2017

Abortion rights activists erupted, and Cecile Richards, the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, couldnât be clearer on how wrong she thinks Luján is. âItâs a shocking sort of misunderstanding of actually

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Megadonor Steyer vows to only back candidates that support abortion rights
Politico, District of Columbia - August 12, 2017

ATLANTA â Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer said on Saturday that he and his NextGen America group do not intend to work on behalf of anti-abortion politicians, jumping into the Democratic Party's ongoing debate on the topic. âWe're pro-choice,â the ...

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Trump's lawyer goes to Supreme Court over blockade of undercover abortion videos
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - August 7, 2017

A nonprofit led by a lawyer for President Trump, Jay Sekulow, is asking the Supreme Court to review a federal court's blocking of the publication of surreptitiously recorded videos involving abortion providers.The American Center for Law and Justice peti

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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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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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What would abortion law now look like if Hillary Clinton had won?
Washington Examiner, District of Columbia - July 31, 2017

The new law, which Democratic Governor Kate Brown has gleefully pledged to implement, forces nearly all insurance plans in the state to include no-cost coverage for any and all abortions. Only houses of worship would be exempt from this abortion mandate â a provision ...

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How New Technology Could Threaten a Woman's Right to Abortion
Gizmodo, District of Columbia - July 28, 2017

âThe Supreme Court has pegged the constitutional treatment of abortion to the viability of a fetus,â I. Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law School bioethicist, told Gizmodo. âThis has the potential to really disrupt things, first by asking the question of

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Abortion, social issues among hot topics in 50th race
Columbia Daily Tribune, District of Columbia - July 23, 2017

The state Senate will be in session Monday for members to debate a bill imposing new regulations on abortion clinics, expanding the power of the attorney general to enforce abortion laws and limiting the scope of local anti-discrimination laws.The final vote, when ...

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Texas Made It More Difficult to Get an Abortion, and Teen Motherhood Increased
The Nation., District of Columbia - July 21, 2017

Mainstream pro-choice politicians often say that their goal for abortion policy is for it to be âsafe, legal, and rare.â As if that standard were not low enough, one stateâs crusade to virtually outlaw abortion has made abortion less safe, and teen childbearing ...

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Billionaire Florida donor rails against Trump
Politico, District of Columbia - July 20, 2017

He called Trump an âabortion of a human being,â and hammered the New York developer in the harshest terms possible. âIf I was the doctor and knew what that baby would do, I'd have made sure it never would have seen the light of day,â he said of the ...

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Trump's Judicial Pick John Bush Lies to the Senate About ...
Daily Beast, District of Columbia - July 19, 2017

Unreported testimony shows a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals nominee transparently lied to the Senate about his extremist views.

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