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Abortion becomes issue in race for governor

Abortion becomes issue in race for governor

BurlingtonFreePress.com - October 31, 2016

MONTPELIER - Republican Phil Scott said Monday he generally supports abortion rights, but if he's elected governor he could imagine signing bills barring ...


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Abortion opponents rally in Montpelier
Rutland Herald, Vermont - January 19, 2015

Johnson was the keynote speaker at Saturdays annual Rally for Life, one of many such events held across the country as participants called anew for stricter anti-abortion measures and for the repeal of the U.S. Supreme Courts landmark 1973 Roe v. W


Leahy aims to remove abortion provider law from the books
Bennington Banner, Vermont - February 11, 2014

Abortion has been legal in Vermont for four decades, but the state has a law on the books that makes it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion and is subject to jail sentence of 10 years.The criminal penalties remain in Vermont statute even though the Vermont ...


Feminists for Life chief rallies Vt. abortion foes
Brattleboro Reformer, Vermont - January 19, 2014

MONTPELIER -- The president of the national group Feminists for Life called Saturday for Vermont abortion opponents to "free women from abortion."Serrin Foster spoke before about 300 people attending a Statehouse rally against legalized abortions, arg


Abortion coverage for Congress allowed under new health law?
Bennington Banner, Vermont - August 17, 2013

An attempt to fix a problem with the national health care law has created a situation in which members of Congress and their staffers could gain access to abortion coverage. That’s a benefit currently denied to them and to all federal employees who get health ...


Distance, definitions at issue in Burlington abortion protest buffer zone case
BurlingtonFreePress.com, Vermont - January 30, 2013

Plaintiffs Agnes Clift (inside, from left), Amy Cochran, Rita Mantone and Jean Osborne stand in the lobby of U.S. District Court in Burlington during break Tuesday in a hearing on arguments in a lawsuit against the city by six members of an anti


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