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Kentucky's new abortion law comes under attack

Kentucky's new abortion law comes under attack

WSAZ-TV - March 23, 2017

(AP) -- Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion has come under attack by opponents seeking a court order ...


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Socialist Party's top concern for women, children? Abortion
Beckley Register-Herald, West Virginia - December 19, 2015

Democrat-Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks proudly about his children and grandchildren. Knowing what he knows now about those people in his family, would he still be in favor of abortion right up to the point of birth? The platform doesnât ...


Controversial Abortion Bill Passes Senate Judiciary; Moves Onto Senate Floor
WDTV, West Virginia - February 23, 2015

House Bill 2568, also known as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, has been passed by the Senate Judiciary and will move onto its first reading on the Senate floor Monday.Essentially, the bill would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, which ...


W.Va. House panel passes 20-week abortion ban
Charleston Gazette, West Virginia - February 6, 2015

The West Virginia House of Delegates began moving a bill Thursday to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill is very similar to one that was passed last year, only to be vetoed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.The bill is one of 11 introduced so far this legislative ...


Capito, Manchin confound labels on abortion
Charleston Gazette, West Virginia - November 23, 2014

On Nov. 5, the day after the recent midterm elections, West Virginians for Life, an anti-abortion group, put out a news release celebrating “pro-life WV Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito’s projected election to the U.S. Senate.” This is hardly unusual. The


WV FREE: majority opposed AG's abortion clinic probe
Charleston Gazette, West Virginia - August 19, 2014

An analysis of public comments made during Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's review of West Virginia abortion clinics has found that most in-state respondents opposed the AG's probe, according to WV FREE, the state's largest reproductive rights advocacy group.West ...


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