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'Travesty' vs. 'Wonderful development:' Opinions differ on closing of Bossier abortion clinic
Shreveport Times

'Travesty' vs. 'Wonderful development:' Opinions differ on closing of Bossier abortion clinic

Shreveport Times - April 12, 2017

Bossier City Medical Suite, one of four remaining abortion providers in Louisiana, has closed, according to the executive director of the Louisiana Right ...

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Letter to the editor: Evictionism is the third viewpoint on abortion
Maroon, Louisiana - March 28, 2017

Both the anti-abortion argument and the argument for abortion rights in last week’s issue of the Maroon get something wrong — they don’t look at the property rights involved in abortion.Although correct conclusions can sometimes be gotten from shoddy fou

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John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry come to compromise on abortion lawsuits, Medicaid fraud funding
NOLA.com, Louisiana - October 3, 2016

Louisiana Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry says they have reached an agreement on how to fund the defense of the state's abortion restrictions as well efforts to combat Medicaid fraud.

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Language added to abortion restriction bill moots its aim
KATC Lafayette News, Louisiana - June 6, 2016

The governor has signed a ban on the second-trimester abortion procedure called dilation and evacuation, a bill that will force women to wait 72 hours before getting an abortion and a measure that will toughen the criteria for doctors who perform abortions. The ...

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Abortion bills prompt debate over lawsuits, Constitution
NOLA.com, Louisiana - June 2, 2016

Opponents and supporters of abortion rights engaged in heated debate Thursday (June 2) that stretched from the Capitol to the Governor's Mansion over the constitutionality of abortion regulations offered in the legislative session.Supporters of Planned Parenthood ...

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Gov. Edwards signs into law ban on second-trimester abortion procedure
WDSU New Orleans, Louisiana - June 1, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. âGov. John Bel Edwards has signed a ban on the second-trimester abortion procedure called dilation and evacuation, making Louisiana the sixth state to prohibit the commonly used method. Related. Sources reveal former Saints player.

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