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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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Pass abortion bill — science and basic human decency say these babies are worth saving
The Hill, New York - October 11, 2017

One of the sweetest privileges granted to anyone, especially those who work in the pro-life movement, is to look into the faces of children who have beaten enormous odds to be alive, and not only are living, but thriving.Even sweeter is to realize that through ...

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Anti-abortion groups target red-state Democrats over 20-week abortion ban
USA Today, New York - October 10, 2017

WASHINGTON â Anti-abortion advocates are lobbying the Senate to bring up legislation that would criminalize performing abortions after five months even though it isn't likely to pass. Their goal, according to the advocacy organization Susan B. Anthony

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Pro-Life Congressman Who Asked Mistress To Abort Will Resign
The Onion (satire), New York - October 9, 2017

Pro-Life Congressman Who Asked Mistress To Abort Will ResignRep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), an outspoken abortion critic, announced his resignation after revelations that he asked a woman he was having an affair with

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Easy abortion is a winner for sleazy men
New York Post, New York - October 7, 2017

While the pro-abortion crowd celebrates the fall this week of Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, the rest of us got a useful reminder: Sleazy men make out pretty darn well, thanks to easy abortions.Murphyâs political career came to an abrupt halt after the Pit

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ACLU suing FDA to make abortion pill available in all US ...
Fox News, New York - October 6, 2017

The American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit this week that could ultimately allow pharmacies to sell the controversial abortion pill, RU-486, to women a

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Front line America's war over abortion states one clinic | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail, New York - October 4, 2017

On Monday, a court in Missouri ruled that it would be allowed to move forward with opening three abortion clinics. For the other six states with only one clinic, the ...

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Abortion divide: Can you oppose abortion and be a feminist?
USA Today, New York - October 2, 2017

DETROIT â They say they feel left out, excluded, like the shunned child in the school cafeteria, cast off to sit alone in the corner of the lunchroom. They call themselves "pro-life feminists," and they say they are feminists in every way, supporting

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The Price of Senegal's Strict Anti-Abortion Laws
The New Yorker, New York - October 1, 2017

Supporters of abortion rights blame Senegal's near total ban on abortion for the newborn deaths. "We tell ourselves that if someone had the possibility to get rid of the pregnancy, they would not turn to infanticide," Amy Sakho, a lawyer with the Association of ...

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Thousands Rally in Dublin Against Ireland's Abortion Ban
New York Times, New York - September 30, 2017

Thousands of people marched in Dublin on Saturday to demand an end to the countryâs constitutional ban on abortion, one of the strictest such laws in the Western world.The March for Choice is an annual protest against the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Cons

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Congress should oppose the 20 week abortion ban
The Hill, New York - September 30, 2017

This Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives is voting on a bill that would impose a federal ban on abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization (equivalent to 22 weeks gestation). The Senate is expected to take up the same legislation in the near future. ...

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