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Bergman supports proposed late-term abortion ban
Petoskey News-Review, Michigan - October 15, 2017

The measure, H.R. 36, also is known as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. If it becomes law, performing or attempting an abortion in violation of it could result in five yearsâ imprisonment. Mothers who receive a late-term abortion could not be prosecuted ...

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Appeals court keeps Arkansas abortion pill limits on hold
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - October 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â A federal appeals court on Friday prevented Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while Planned Parenthood asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the law. A three

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Immigrant teen's advocates: US pushing anti-abortion agenda
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - October 13, 2017

HOUSTON â Shortly after taking over the U.S. government office that oversees facilities for unaccompanied immigrant children, Scott Lloyd told a subordinate what to do with a teenager who wanted an abortion. Facilities under HHS "should not be

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Appeals court keeps Arkansas abortion pill limits on hold
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - October 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â A federal appeals court on Friday prevented Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while Planned Parenthood asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the law. A three

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Anti-abortion demonstration outside high school raises free speech, safety questions
MLive.com, Michigan - October 11, 2017

YPSILANTI, MI - Some parents and staff members at Ypsilanti Community Schools were upset to see images of aborted fetuses during an anti-abortion demonstration outside the high school Tuesday, Oct. 10.The protesters say they had a right to be there.

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Abortion bills in Michigan would keep politics out of exam room | Guest column
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - October 9, 2017

There is a lot of talk in this country around healthcare. Part of that conversation includes the need for our elected officials to leave politics out of the decision-making process for doctors who work in abortion and reproductive healthcare. As one of those ...

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Appeals court won't reconsider Arkansas abortion pill ruling
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - September 27, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â A federal appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for Arkansas to impose new restrictions on the way the abortion pill is administered in the state, saying it won't reconsider a panel's decision in favor of the 2015 law. The 8th U

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Kentucky's last abortion clinic to face off against governor
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - September 4, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. â Its survival on the line, Kentucky's last abortion clinic is bracing for a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state's anti-abortion governor that could determine whether Kentucky becomes the first state in the

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Arkansas appeals judge's order blocking new abortion laws
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - August 25, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â Arkansas is appealing a federal judge's order that blocks the state from enforcing four new abortion restrictions, including a ban on a common second-trimester procedure. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday filed a notice

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Kansas board revokes doctor's license again in abortion case
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 17, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. â Kansas' medical board for the third time has revoked the license of a doctor whose second opinions allowed the late Dr. George Tiller to perform late-term abortions more than a decade ago. The State Board of Healing Arts acted against Dr.

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UW warns anti-abortion bill could worsen OB-GYN shortage
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 16, 2017

MADISON, Wis. â A Republican bill that would block University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty from training resident physicians in abortions would worsen a shortage of obstetrics/gynecological providers in the state, school officials say. UW-Madison must ...

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Indiana appeals ruling blocking part of abortion law
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS â Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he'll appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks parts of a new state law that would make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge. Hill said Friday

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Confusion over how anti-abortion bill could affect St. Louis
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 14, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. â Missouri lawmakers are at a standstill on broad anti-abortion legislation more than a month after Republican Gov. Eric Greitens called them into a special session to deal with abortion issues. The legislation calls for several

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Judge hears arguments in challenge to Arkansas abortion laws
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. â Abortion rights supporters said Thursday four new Arkansas laws they're trying to block would create unnecessary delays for women seeking the procedure and could effectively require a partner's consent beforehand, while the state ...

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Missouri Gov. Greitens expands call for abortion legislation
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - July 7, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. â Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has broadened his call for new abortion restrictions in the state and wants to ensure they would survive any potential court challenge, his spokesman said Thursday. The Republican quietly issued a ...

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