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State noise ordinance can be used against abortion protesters, court rules
Bangor Daily News

State noise ordinance can be used against abortion protesters, court rules

Bangor Daily News - August 8, 2017

Everyone, including the Christian Civic League of Maine [which opposes abortion] agreed this would be a reasonable restriction outside clinics.”The law ...

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ACLU argues MaineCare should pay for abortion coverage
Press Herald, Maine - September 28, 2017

The state is interfering with a woman’s right to decide whether to have an abortion by refusing to pay for the procedure in its Medicaid program, the ACLU of Maine argued in court Thursday.But state lawyers told Cumberland County Superior Court Judge An

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Ohio bill would bar abortion when prenatal test is positive for Down syndrome
Press Herald, Maine - September 24, 2017

at’s why Kuhns is fighting for an Ohio bill that would ban abortions in cases where a pregnant woman has had a positive test result or prenatal diagnosis indicating Down syndrome. Physicians convicted of performing an abortion under such circumstances could be ...

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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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