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GOP-heavy panel backs abortion-reversal bill, saying intent is 'informed consent'
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GOP-heavy panel backs abortion-reversal bill, saying intent is 'informed consent'

Deseret News - March 1, 2017

Keven Stratton, R-Orem, insists that his bill requiring doctors to tell their patients that drug-induced abortion can be reversed midway through the process ...

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Richard Davis: Choice or life: Abortion arguments are outdated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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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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How Zika is changing people's views about abortion
Deseret News, Utah - August 11, 2016

Polls conducted in July by STAT News and Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that people asked about late-term abortion were largely opposed to it until the question was framed to include babies who may have microcephaly caus

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National Organization for Women president shocks radio host with response to abortion question
Deseret News, Utah - August 4, 2016

A Seattle-based radio host recently asked the head of the National Organization for Women a series of controversial questions about women's health and abortion. Among the many points of discussion, there was one response that seemed to shock him.

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