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Democrats block confirmations to Iowa Board of Medicine over tele-abortion votes
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Democrats block confirmations to Iowa Board of Medicine over tele-abortion votes

DesMoinesRegister.com - April 20, 2017

Two of Gov. Terry Branstad's appointees to the Iowa Board of Medicine failed to win reconfirmation Wednesday from the Iowa Senate because of their past ...

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Senate passes abortion restrictions
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa - April 19, 2017

DES MOINES â The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature approved a bill Tuesday that would ban most abortions in the state at 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape, incest or fatal fetal conditions. The Senate voted 30-20 Tuesday for ...

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Iowa abortion bill comes with add-ons
Quad City Times, Iowa - April 16, 2017

The Senate this week once again is expected to debate Senate File 471, a bill that would ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but this time, the legislation also will include an amendment that would enact a 72-hour waiting period before any abortion ...

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Iowa House debates 20-week abortion ban, delays vote
DesMoinesRegister.com, Iowa - April 5, 2017

The bill says a woman would not be able to obtain an abortion after 20 weeks into her pregnancy unless her life or health were in jeopardy. The bill does not include exemptions for cases of rape, incest or genetic anomaly. Democrats argued the bill is ...

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Thousands of baby shoes fill Iowa Capitol at anti-abortion rally
DesMoinesRegister.com, Iowa - March 30, 2017

Thousands of baby shoes symbolizing unborn children were placed in a crib at an Iowa Capitol rally on Thursday aimed at spurring passage of anti-abortion legislation.Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, along with a host of other R

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Iowa House committee passes ban on abortion after 20 weeks, dropping 'heartbeat' measure
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Iowa - March 30, 2017

DES MOINES â A day after proposing what opponents labeled the most extreme abortion restrictions in the nation, Iowa House Republicans dropped a proposal Wednesday to ban the procedure once a heartbeat is detected. Dropping that in favor of ...

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