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US Media Don't Need to Look Abroad to Find an Abortion Crisis
Common Dreams (press release)

US Media Don't Need to Look Abroad to Find an Abortion Crisis

Common Dreams (press release) - October 9, 2016

Tens of thousands demonstrated last week against the Polish government's plans to tighten the country's abortion law. (Photo: Reuters)US media saw a ...

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Groups warned Arkansas lawmakers abortion restrictions would face court challenge
Times Record, Maine - June 26, 2017

As the Republican-led Legislature advanced a series of measures earlier this year restricting abortions, opponents repeatedly warned that the moves would prompt the types of legal challenges that have halted or overturned other bans enacted in recent year

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Trump picks anti-abortion activist for key post
Press Herald, Maine - April 29, 2017

WASHINGTON â President Trump announced Friday that he will appoint Charmaine Yoest, one of the nation's most prominent anti-abortion activists, to a high-level post in the Health and Human Services department. Yoest, a former Reagan administration ...

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Vague abortion stance seemed to aid Trump
Press Herald, Maine - December 26, 2016

Two weeks ago, Planned Parenthood convened six small focus groups, each in a swing state, and asked voters who had cast ballots for Donald Trump what they thought of abortion rights. The first half of the conversations (which the group made available to reporters ...

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Abortion Should Not Be A Crime
Common Dreams (press release), Maine - November 8, 2016

Punitive abortion laws - like in South Korea - violate human rights. In recent weeks, the government has threatened to toughen penalties on medical providers who perform abortions illegally. Women's groups and experts are fighting to make the government back down ...

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Our View: ACA abortion limits reduce Mainers' access to reproductive care
Press Herald, Maine - November 4, 2016

But practical barriers to abortion access, like cost and distance, can be as difficult to overcome as legal restrictions. Now Community Health Options, the largest Affordable Care Act insurer in Maine, has put up another roadblock, announcing last week that it’s ...

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Trump Administration Rejects UN Human Rights Council's 'Safe ...

(CNSNews.com) – What a difference a year makes. Last summer, the Obama administration ...

Trump admin tells United Nations: Abortion is not 'family planning'

June 22, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The new U.S. delegation to the United Nations has rejected ...

Bevin Administration Files Emergency Abortion Regulations

State law requires abortion clinics to have agreements with hospitals and ambulance services ...