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New York Articles Archive


Religious employers object to state abortion 'mandate'
Niagara Gazette, New York - June 24, 2017

ALBANY â Led by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, several religious organizations and secular employers are waging a legal challenge to what they call a "back door" effort by the Cuomo administration to force them to pay for the state's "abortion ...

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Catholic groups protest NY abortion policy
Oneonta Daily Star, New York - June 23, 2017

ALBANY â Led by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, several religious organizations and secular employers are waging a legal challenge to what they call a "back door" effort by the Cuomo administration to force them to pay for the state's "abortion ...

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Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill
New York Times, New York - June 22, 2017

WASHINGTON â Abortion flared up Wednesday as the latest hot-button issue to complicate passage of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which Senate Republican leaders hope to unveil on Thursday and pass next week. The repeal bill ...

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What Explains The Decline In Abortion?
Fox News, New York - June 19, 2017

In January, the CDC reported that the number of abortions continues to decline in the United States. In fact, it is lower than it has been in decades. According to US News & World Report, "The latest annual report by the Centers for Disease Control and

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Sanya Richards-Ross details journey to faith, decision to have abortion
Fox News, New York - June 13, 2017

NEW YORK â Sanya Richards-Ross knew she wanted to be an open book when she sat down to write her memoir "Chasing Grace." Even if that meant revealing her most challenging moment: her decision to have an abortion before the 2008 Beijing Olympics ...

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Delaware moves to codify abortion rights in face of Trump threat
The Hill, New York - June 9, 2017

Delaware Gov. John Carney (D) will sign legislation in coming days to enshrine abortion rights as state law, a move supporters say is necessary in the face of President Trumpâs pledge to appoint judges who will rule against abortion rights.The state legi

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Texas passes a law requiring abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal tissue
Business Insider, New York - June 7, 2017

The Texas governor has signed into law new abortion restrictionsthat include requiring abortion providers to dispose of abortedfetal tissue through burial or cremation, despite a block on theregulation already imposed by a U.S. court.Republican Governor Greg Abbott ...

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Abortion debate front and centre in UK elections
BioEdge, New York - May 28, 2017

While the last UK parliament was preoccupied with euthanasia and gene-editing, abortion is the main bioethical issue on the agenda for Britain’s June 8 general election. Party leaders have been criticised for being both too strict and too lax in their policies.Earlier ...

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Abortion activists feel the pressure amid state and federal moves to defund clinics
Fox News, New York - May 26, 2017

Planned Parenthood recently announced the shuttering of four of its 12 Iowa’s clinics in Iowa after the Hawkeye state’s Republican-led legislature voted earlier this year to cut funding to clinics that performed abortions. Also last week, the health care nonprofit ...

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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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