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George Will: In blocking abortion legislation, Democrats will display their cultural extremism
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George Will: In blocking abortion legislation, Democrats will display their cultural extremism

Deseret News - October 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — What would America's abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number — say, seven ...

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Commentary: Comedian Louis CK — America's unlikely conscience on abortion?
Salt Lake Tribune, Utah - July 19, 2017

Many comedians imagine themselves as edgy boundary-pushers ­— cultural critics who can hold up a mirror to society in ways that make us laugh even as they convict us.But Louis C.K. takes this approach to a whole other level.As one critic put it, C.K. ignor

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Richard Davis: Choice or life: Abortion arguments are outdated
Deseret News, Utah - February 15, 2017

File - Planned Parenthood supporters walk to a women's rights rally held in early April on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Not only does abortion involve two people, but one of those persons is highly vulnerable because she or he has no voice in the

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Northern Idaho group pushes petition to outlaw abortion
Salt Lake Tribune, Utah - December 31, 2016

The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that Abolish Abortion Idaho, a grassroots citizen group, wants to change Idaho law to make people who perform or have an abortion face a penalty of first-degree murder. The petition would ban any exceptions for cases of ...

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Lawmakers consider 'abortion reversal' bill
Deseret News, Utah - November 27, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY â Two lawmakers who made Utah the first state in the U.S. to require women seeking abortions to undergo anesthesia after 20 weeks of gestation are tackling abortion again. Rep. Keven Stratton, R-Orem, and Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, ...

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Utah abortion rate up slightly, still lower than prior years
Salt Lake Tribune, Utah - November 25, 2016

Utah's abortion rate rose slightly in 2015 to end a four-year downward trend that left the number near historic lows that reflect a nationwide decline, a new state report shows.There were 4.6 abortions performed last year for every 1,000 women ages 15 to 44, according ...

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