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Judge says abortion law violates free speech

Judge says abortion law violates free speech

Tallahassee.com - October 2, 2017

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle centered on part of the 2016 law dealing with people or organizations that provide advice to women considering ...


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Women don The Handmaid's Tale robes to protest Texas abortion bills
A.V. Club, Rhode Island - March 21, 2017

The election of Pence and Donald Trump has emboldened pro-life conservatives to propose a number of new bills restricting abortion across the U.S.; Vice News counted 46 in Januaryâa week before Trumpâs inaugurationâwith more introduced in the months sinc


Abortion continues to kill babies
Grand Island Independent, Rhode Island - February 5, 2017

When I was in South Carolina last fall (1992) visiting my daughter Janet, who still lives there, my oldest grandson, Gabriel, said he wondered how many students would have been in his class at Clemson University if abortions hadn't been so easy to get.


Bill formulated by Sarasota lawmakers would restrict abortion in Florida
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Rhode Island - January 9, 2017

Florida would follow 15 other states in outlawing abortions after 20 weeks under legislation being formulated by two Sarasota lawmakers.The controversial proposal is considered a direct challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that abortions can be prohibited ...


Fargo Diocese joins suit against federal health care rules on abortion, gender transition surgery
Bismarck Tribune, Rhode Island - December 29, 2016

They asked the court to issue a temporary restraining order declaring that the rule will not prohibit them from offering health care plans that exclude gender transition surgery and abortion. If not, they said they feared they would suffer âimmediate irreparable ...


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A.V. Club, Rhode Island - December 22, 2016

Lena Dunham responded to the outcry over her recent comment about abortion by further smudging the lines between her actual human self and Hannah Horvath, the character she plays on her television show. The latest round of controversy generated by the


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