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On abortion: Why it should be a woman's decision

'Throughout the whole Greco-Roman civilisation abortion was permitted by law. It was Christianity which revolutionised moral ideas in this matter by endowing the embryo with a soul; for then abortion became a crime against the foetus itself'.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Anti-abortion groups criticize a After Tillera documentary

Anti-abortion groups are upset about a documentary airing Monday at 9 p.m. on KPTS, Channel 8, and on other public broadcasting stations.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Opinion


Abortion violates the Human Rights of Fathers

Fathers1Right to Life is concerned at the glaring imbalance that exists in law, in regard to the rights of men to defend the lives of the children they have fathered.


DFW Catholic

Abortion Bucket Challenge

While the #TacoBeerChallenge started as an ironic Twitter joke, the straightforward message resonated and pictures of carne asada wrapped in a corn tortilla are proliferating on the web-though members of the pro-life movement have tried to hijack the hashtag to harness the attention for their cause.



Planned Parenthood Appeals Ban on Telehealth Medication Abortions

Planned Parenthood is appealing a ban from the Iowa Board of Medicine over their telehealth medication abortion system for rural women On Thursday, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed an appeal with the Iowa Supreme Court over a ban that outlaws a video-conferencing system Planned Parenthood provides for medication abortions.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors

Cybercast News Service

Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

A federal judge on Thursday asked lawyers battling over Louisiana's new, restrictive abortion law for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open - at least for a while - after the law takes effect Sept.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

National Public Radio

Texas Law Could Lead To Closure Of Clinics That Offer Abortions

A federal judge in Austin, Texas, will issue a decision in the next few days about whether clinics that perform abortion in the state must become outpatient surgery centers.


Related Topix: Texas

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Request to block new La. abortion law goes before judge

Baton Rouge television celebrity Scott Rogers was shot to death Wednesday, just as a federal grand jury was hearing a case that, in Rogers' eyes, had the potential to destroy him, his attorney said.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, St. Gabriel, LA, Leblanc, LA

Crooks and Liars

Antichoice Group Demands PBS Cancel Documentary That 'Humanizes' Abortion Doctors And Patients

Rachel Maddow reports that the DOJ is going to step up its investigation of Dr. Tiller's murder and make sure that anyone who played a role in the cri Last month, we had The Catholic League's Bill Donohue going after Hilary Rosen in an extremely ugly attack because she dared to commit the sin, in Donohue's mind, of being a lesbian with adopted ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The News-Star

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge

Louisiana anti-abortion law faces legal challenge The law requires doctors to have the privileges to admit patients to a nearby hospital.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Medicine, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA

Nashville Scene

Can little-known Democrat Lenda Sherrell succeed where Jim Tracy failed against Scott DesJarlais?

Scott DesJarlais was not supposed to win the Republican nod to keep one of the 435 seats in the U.S. Congress he's held for four years.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Rutherford County, TN

The American Prospect

Jindal's Assault on Abortion Rights the Latest Round in the War on Women

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal delivers the keynote address during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington, Saturday, June 21, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Women's Health, Health, Medicine

American Thinker

Finally, Abstinence Triumphs

The latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates continued dramatic declines in teen births, but the "news" regarding the CDC report is the general acknowledgement that abstinence efforts are contributing to the decline in teen births.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Human Sexuality

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Anti-abortion activists protest at Kay Hagan's Charlotte office

About 60 abortion protesters rallied outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's Charlotte office Wednesday, hoping to influence not only North Carolina's Senate election but control of the entire Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Washington Times

PBS documentary on slain abortion doctor George Tiller faces protest

A pro-life leader is calling on PBS to cancel an upcoming airing of the documentary that she says offers a sympathetic portrayal of four late-term abortion providers who are carrying on the work of slain abortion doctor George Tiller .


Related Topix: POV, Entertainment, Television, Wichita, KS


Tolman apologizes for 'unbecoming' remark in AG debate with Healey

Democratic attorney-general candidate Warren Tolman apologized Wednesday if anyone was offended by his use of the word "unbecoming" to describe his opponent Maura Healey's criticism of his private-sector record, as female Healey supporters blasted the comment as "sexist."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

'Shame on PBS!': The Late-Term Abortion Documentary That Has One Group Fuming

The American Life League , a Catholic organization, is calling the film a work of propaganda, asking PBS to rethink its decision to air it on Labor Day.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, US Politics, US News

Dallas Observer

Texas Abortion Clinics Await a Decision that Will Decide Whether They Stay Open Sept. 1

On September 1 the most stringent portion of House Bill 2, the anti-abortion legislation passed by the Texas Legislature last year, is scheduled to go into effect.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX


PBS To Air Documentary Sympathetic to Abortionists

On Monday, PBS will be airing the documentary "After Tiller," which paints late-term abortionists in a sympathetic light.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS

New Statesman

"You'll ruin my life": one woman's experience of abortion and the Catholic church

"Only God can forgive you," two nuns repeated, forcing leaflets into my hand as I pressed the buzzer on the abortion clinic door.