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Man who killed abortion doctor told no parole until 2043
Fox News, New York - November 1, 2017

The state's Commission on Offender Review set a March 9, 2043, release date for Michael Griffin, who was convicted of shooting Dr. David Gunn three times in the back on March 10, 1993, as Gunn arrived to work at an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Florida.

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With abortion, it's the wait that hurts.
Slate Magazine, New York - October 30, 2017

Jane Doe protest People protest outside the Department of Health and Human Services in support of Jane Doe's abortion rights. Michael S.

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Sessions 'disturbed' by case of immigrant who got abortion | TheHill
The Hill, New York - October 28, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says that a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant who obtained an abortion this week after a bitter court battle should not have ...

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Scott Lloyd Must Be Stopped
Slate Magazine, New York - October 27, 2017

Since his appointment in March as director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the Department of Health and Human Services, Lloyd has prohibited undocumented minors in federal custody from obtaining abortions. He has instructed subordinates to prev

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Guest Essay: George Will oversimplifies abortion issue
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, New York - October 27, 2017

For a renowned intellectual, George Willâs recent column on abortion is intellectually dishonest to a shocking degree, and does a great disservice by masking a complex issue with false simplicity.First, the Supreme Courtâs opinion in Roe v. Wade was deeply thoughtful ...

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Abortion stories: from backstreet to legalisation – video
The Guardian, New York - October 27, 2017

Women who had abortions either side of legalisation with the Abortion Act 1967 tell us their stories. From fears of dying in a stranger's kitchen to a safe medical procedure in the NHS, we hear how this change in the law has had a huge impact on women's healthcare ...

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The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the US's Refugee Office
The New Yorker, New York - October 26, 2017

During the past month, O.R.R., in defiance of state andfederal court orders, tried to keep a seventeen-year-old girl in itscustody from having an abortion. Identified only as âJane Doe,â she wasliving in an O.R.R.-funded shelter in Texas, where state law prohibitsabortions ...

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Why, 50 years after the Abortion Act, it's time to abolish the law altogether
The Guardian, New York - October 25, 2017

The 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act this week has left me reflecting on the 40th and 30th anniversaries. Ten years ago, abortion rights were under near constant attack, a pincer movement by a couple of Conservative MPs and the Daily Mail, advancing elaborate ...

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Undocumented Teenager Obtains Abortion After Court Victory
New York Times, New York - October 25, 2017

HOUSTON â A pregnant undocumented teenager in federal custody whose attempt to have an abortion set off a monthlong legal battle with the Trump administration terminated her pregnancy on Wednesday morning. She underwent the procedure a day ...

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A Vision of Our Post-Roe Future
Slate Magazine, New York - October 23, 2017

The Department of Justice argues that it is perfectly lawful for the government to prevent Doe from terminating her pregnancy; if she wants an abortion, the DOJ explains, she should self-deport. A federal judge ordered the administration to let Doe obtain the procedure ...

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Supreme court to hear challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law
The Guardian, New York - October 23, 2017

The supreme court will this week hear a case to overturn the restrictions on abortions in Northern Ireland on the grounds that the laws breach human rights.The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) failed at the court of appeal in June to conv

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ACLU asks court to reconsider block on undocumented teen's abortion
USA Today, New York - October 23, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider an order that delayed an abortion for an undocumented teenag

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Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules
New York Times, New York - October 22, 2017

An undocumented 17-year-old caught in a legal standoff with the federal government must further delay plans for an abortion after an appeals court ruled on Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services had 11 days to find a sponsor to take cust

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Abortion and Dreamers could unite pro-life, social-justice evangelicals
USA Today, New York - October 15, 2017

Some evangelicals consider themselves pro-life and others consider themselves pro-social justice. Unfortunately these two warring tribes have not often worked well together in recent years, as justice-minded evangelicals wonder why pro-lifers don't

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How Weinstein got away with it, Twitter plays abortion politics & other comments
New York Post, New York - October 11, 2017

Ann Althouse on her personal blog recalls that âthe 1990s began with a heightening of interest in sexual harassment as liberals tried to defeat the confirmation of Clarence Thomasâ to the Supreme Court. Indeed, âthe refrain in the fall of 1991 was âYou just ...

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