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Woman discusses grief, loss, and finding common ground after abortion at 21 weeks
Michigan Radio, Michigan - May 18, 2017

âI don't regret my choice,â said Redmond, âbut I am filled with every emotion.â One of those emotions is an intense need to tell her story. Right after she had her abortion, then-candidate Trump discussed late-term abortion, in graphic and misleading

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Feedback: Abortion cartoon distorts truth, insults readers
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - May 7, 2017

Mike Thompson's so-called political cartoon depicting pro-life advocates disregarding young children's pleas for help is doubly insulting. It insults those who try to save unborn children, and it insults your readers' intelligence. Did I miss a news

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Lobbying, abortion, genital mutilation and frogs among new bills
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 30, 2017

LANSING â Weighty issues, including bans on lobbying for lawmakers, equal pay for women, expanding the existing ban on partial-birth abortions, making genital mutilation a crime and repealing the law that regulates explosives in the state were

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Anti-abortion license plate gets Senate approval
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 27, 2017

LANSING â Michigan drivers could get a âChoose Lifeâ license plate that would benefit anti-abortion groups under a bill passed largely along party lines today in the Senate. Republicans supported the bill as a benefit to women and fetuses. âI remember ...

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Minnesota House backs ban on state dollars for abortion
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 25, 2017

The Minnesota House on Monday voted to ban state dollars from covering the cost of abortions for low-income women on public medical programs, looking to make gains at a time when abortion opponents nationwide are feeling emboldened.

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State suspends West Michigan's only independent abortion doctor
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - April 14, 2017

n's only independent abortion doctor The only independent abortion doctor practicing in West Michigan is bein

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Some GOP lawmakers push against Oklahoma anti-abortion bills
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 11, 2017

The bill sailed easily through the state House on a 67-16 vote last month, but some Republican lawmakers acknowledge they are growing weary of efforts by some of their GOP colleagues to continue to push some of the most far-reaching anti-abortion meas

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Anti-abortion group renews effort to ban state dollars for abortion
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 7, 2017

Leila Navidi, Star Tribune Sherry Green of St. Paul Park participated in the annual Minnesota Concerned Citizens for Life march at the State Capitol in 2015. MCCL has renewed efforts to end abortion coverage for low-income women on medical assistance.

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Agreement means Kentucky abortion clinic won't close for now
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - April 7, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. â Lawyers for Kentucky's governor have halted efforts to shut down the state's last abortion clinic pending the outcome of a lawsuit aimed at preventing the closure. The latest development came as lawyers for Gov. Matt Bevin and the ...

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Kentucky's new abortion law faces first legal test
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - March 23, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. â Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion faces its first legal challenge Thursday in a federal courtroom. A judge will hear arguments on whether to order a temporary halt to the law passed

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Abortion bills reappear in Michigan Legislature
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - February 19, 2017

LANSING â It took six weeks into the new year, but abortion opponents in the state Legislature introduced several bills last week to advance their cause. Identical bills introduced in the House and Senate would prohibit the state from contracting with

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March for Life: Hope for abortion policy change energizes Michiganders
Detroit Free Press, Michigan - January 25, 2017

Advocates who oppose a right to abortion say they're seeing a renewed interest in this year's March for Life, set for Friday on the National Mall. They predict it will see a surge of participants not only because it's happening on the heels of the Women's ...

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1 of 6 Michigan pregnancies end in abortion, and 9 other facts
MLive.com, Michigan - January 23, 2017

One of six Michigan pregnancies ended in abortion in 2015, according to the latest data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.The state numbers show a total of 164,439 pregnancies in 2015, and 113,204 -- almost 69 percent --

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Republican gains bring fresh hope as abortion foes rally
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - January 23, 2017

Leaders of an annual march against abortion said Sunday that sweeping victories for Republican candidates in the last election had brought them something new and important: optimism.

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Planned Parenthood defunding threat fires up Minnesota abortion debate
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Michigan - January 8, 2017

A new push to defund Planned Parenthood is galvanizing both sides of the abortion debate across Minnesota.

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