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Pregnant at 18. Hailed by Abortion Foes. Punished by Christian ...
New York Times, New York - May 21, 2017

The Christian school that Maddi Runkles attends in Maryland barred her from participating in graduation ceremonies and removed her from her student council ...

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Who Should You Listen to on Abortion? People Who've Had Them
New York Times, New York - May 20, 2017

She asked for an abortion doula because she wanted unconditional support, no matter what she decided. She wanted me, a total stranger, to reinforce her trust in herself. After she went to the procedure room, her boyfriend and I went outside, me to make ...

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Texas House Approves New Limits on Abortion
New York Times, New York - May 20, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas â Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature has advanced tough new limits on abortion, hitting back at a United States Supreme Court decision last summer that struck down most of the sweeping restrictions on the procedure that the state ...

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A Woman's Decision to Give Birth or Abort
New York Times, New York - May 19, 2017

Re âAbortion Is About More Than Money,â by Lori Szala (Op-Ed, May 9): As a women's health and rights advocate, I am happy that Ms. Szala was able to make the decision that was best for her when faced with an unplanned pregnancy. I'm puzzled, though, ...

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Abortion poses hurdle for Senate healthcare bill
The Hill, New York - May 19, 2017

Abortion has emerged as a potential stumbling block for Senate Republicans as they seek to craft an ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill that can garner 51 votes.Senators are fretting that a provision in the House healthcare bill that bars financial assistance from ...

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Undue Burden: Trying to Get an Abortion in Louisiana
New York Times, New York - May 16, 2017

When I set out to make this film in late 2015, the battle over restricting access to abortions in Texas was a national news story. Coverage featured graphs charting the hours women had to drive to find an abortion clinic in the state and maps tracing ...

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India Allows Abortion for 10-Year-Old Rape Victim
New York Times, New York - May 16, 2017

Indian law severely restricts access to abortion after 20 weeks, except when the life or health of the mother is endangered. A medical board in the northern Indian state of Haryana determined that the girl's pregnancy was nearing the 21-week mark and ...

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Trump to Expand Funding Ban Tied to Abortion Overseas
New York Times, New York - May 16, 2017

WASHINGTON â The Trump administration said on Monday it would vastly expand the so-called global gag rule that withholds American aid from health organizations worldwide that provide or even discuss abortion in family planning. The new policy could ...

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Democratic bid for post-Trump win in Omaha ensnared in abortion debate
Fox News, New York - May 10, 2017

However, his anti-abortion stance exposed the cultural divides within the Democratic Party over the decades-old issue.Newly-installed Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez planned to take the party’s multi-state unity tour last month to Omaha to rally ...

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Oklahoma House declares abortion murder
The Hill, New York - May 9, 2017

A woman seeking an abortion must undergo counseling and wait 72 hours before getting an abortion. Health insurance plans offered under the Affordable Care Act may only cover abortions performed if the motherâs life is in danger. Parents of minors seeking abortions ...

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The Problem With Linking Abortion and Economics - The New York ...
New York Times, New York - May 9, 2017

It's dehumanizing, and inaccurate, to say that women are otherwise doomed to poverty.

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Abortion and Income
New York Times, New York - May 8, 2017

Many of the links between abortion rights and economic issues are delineated precisely by Ms. Covert. One might ask, then, why Bernie Sanders sees the issues as divorced from each other. Perhaps it is because only women can bear children, and this ...

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Meet Dr. Willie Parker, a Southern Christian Abortion Provider
New York Times, New York - May 6, 2017

Since childhood, Parker had been taught that abortion was wrong, and for the first half of his career as an OB-GYN, he refused to perform abortions. But then he had what he calls his âcome to Jesus moment,â an epiphany that his calling was to help ...

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Iowa high court halts state's new abortion constraints
USA Today, New York - May 5, 2017

DES MOINES â The Iowa Supreme Court issued an emergency order Friday stopping enforcement of a new state law that imposes a 72-hour wait on abortions at any stage of pregnancy. Gov. Terry Branstad signed Senate File 471 at 8:30 a.m. CT Friday, ...

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Tennessee passes strict new 20-week abortion ban
The Hill, New York - May 4, 2017

Tennessee legislators have given final approval to a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and create additional barriers even if the life of the mother were at stake.The legislation, passed on a party-line vote in the Repub

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