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New Texas Law Restricts Insurance Coverage for Abortion
The New American, New York - August 21, 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed state legislation that will severely limit the insurance coverage of abortion in the state. The new law ensures that Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) plans, state employee plans, or private health insurance plans do not include ...

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Dem infighting over abortion 'litmus test' poses new headache
Fox News, New York - August 18, 2017

Washington Democrats' split over the abortion issue first ignited in April when new Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez told The Huffington Post: âEvery Democrat, like every American, should support a woman's right to make her own choices ...

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Indian Girl, 10, Who Was Raped and Denied an Abortion Gives Birth
New York Times, New York - August 17, 2017

NEW DELHI â A 10-year-old Indian girl who was raped by an uncle, and then lost her legal battle to have an abortion, gave birth on Thursday to a girl. The girl, who was under general anesthesia while the baby was delivered by cesarean section, had not ...

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Thrust Into Chile's Abortion Fight, Woman Who Urged Change May ...
New York Times, New York - August 17, 2017

After Karen Espíndola had a wrenching pregnancy she was told she couldn't end, she became an activist. Now, Chile's constitutional court is set to rule on a law ...

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Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants
Fox News, New York - August 17, 2017

The $10.2 million bill takes effect immediately, allocating $500,000 for abortions for the estimated 22,873 women eligible under the Oregon health plan, the Washington Times reported. This will include abortions for immigrants who are otherwise ineligible under ...

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A Changed Landscape for Abortion Rights in Texas
New York Times (blog), New York - August 16, 2017

Along the route, a huge wooden sign in Hondo greets passers-by: “Welcome: This is God’s Country. Please don’t drive through it like hell.” By the time Kristen passed the sign on her way to get an abortion, she had been riding a Greyhound bus for four hours. ...

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Patricia Heaton blasts CBS over report about Iceland's Down syndrome abortion rates
Fox News, New York - August 15, 2017

The network tweeted on Sunday, "Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion. #CBSNOA learns more, tonight at 10pm ET/PT." The 59-year-old actress took to Twitter with a heated reply, taking aim at the wording of the CBS

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The Democratic Party's Abortion Dilemma - The Atlantic
The Atlantic, New York - August 10, 2017

Its current platform upholds âsafe and legalâ abortion, but some activists want its leaders to draw a line at supporting those who would legislate based on their ...

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A leading abortion activist looks to telemedicine to expand access
Crain's New York Business, New York - August 8, 2017

Since helping to start one of the nation's first legal abortion clinics in Flushing in 1971—two years before Roe v. Wade—Merle Hoffman has stood her ground against hostile landlords, protesters and politicians. Little has changed: Patients still travel to Choices ...

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Chile's Congress Approves Abortion in Limited Cases
New York Times, New York - August 3, 2017

The legislation, approved late Wednesday night, will go into effect if Chileâs Constitutional Tribunal gives it the green light in coming days.The vote followed a contentious, yearslong debate in one of the few countries where abortion remains illegal in all cases. ...

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Abortion 'reversal': the latest sham from anti-choice activists trying to end women's rights
The Guardian, New York - August 2, 2017

For years, the anti-abortion movement has popularized the myth that patients regret their abortion, or are somehow coerced into having the procedure before they are ready. This falsehood forms the foundation for many restrictive laws that states have enacted in ...

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Of Course Abortion Should Be a Litmus Test for Democrats
New York Times, New York - August 2, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, expressed a similar sentiment in April, after he was criticized for supporting the anti-abortion Democrat Heath Mello in a local Nebraska race: âWe have got to appreciate where people come from and do our best to

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Italy's Emma Bonino, pro-abortion rights, speaks at church despite protests
Fox News, New York - July 30, 2017

Italy's former Foreign Minister Emma Bonino spoke at a Catholic church about immigration on Wednesday despite protests from pro-life supporters. (Reuters)

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India's High Court Denies Abortion for 10-Year-Old Girl
New York Times, New York - July 28, 2017

NEW DELHI â The Supreme Court of India refused on Friday to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl who is at least 28 weeks' pregnant. Indian law generally forbids abortions after the 20th week, though the courts may approve exceptions. The girl

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Chile close to legalizing abortion, as Latin America moves in pro-choice direction
Fox News, New York - July 21, 2017

Chile, one of a handful of nations with an absolute prohibition against abortion, is moving closer to lifting its ban in cases of rape, when the mother’s life is in peril and when an unborn child is not “viable.” Other Latin American nations are moving in ...

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