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Street preacher's volume the issue, not anti-abortion speech
MLive.com, Michigan - November 1, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Street preacher Stephen Nylen's anti-abortion speech isn't the problem - it's his amplification system, the city says.Grand Rapids asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit Nylen filed against the city and a police sergeant over enforcement of its ...

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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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