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1 hr ago | WGBH

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

A federal judge in Austin struck down part of a Texas law that would have required all abortion clinics in the state to meet the same standards as outpatient surgical centers.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

5 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Women's Health, Health, US Supreme Court

5 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Southern Utah University, Rick Perry

5 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

Report: Key parts of Texas abortion law struck down

New Texas abortion restrictions that would have affected more than a dozen clinics were thrown out by a federal judge on Friday, The Associated Press reported.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

9 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

NYT Op-Ed Goes After Richard Dawkins' Down Syndrome Abortion Advocacy

Apparently, Richard Dawkins' aggressive advocacy for aborting babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the potential damage it could inflict on the pro-abortion movement was too much for even the New York Times to handle.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Alzheimer's, Health, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Anti-abortion extremists rally in Arkansas as political jab

Anti-abortion Republicans gathered in Little Rock today to press for a federal law to prohibit abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy, well before fetal viability and thus unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mike Ross, Arkansas

9 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Call for politicians to tackle abortion issue

Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell has said politicians have postponed the issue of abortion for far too long by using what she called the "safety valve" of the Right to Travel legislation.

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Related Topix: Fine Gael (Ireland)

13 hrs ago | Switched

Texas Abortion Clinics Await Their Fate

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Grapevine, TX

20 hrs ago | Slugger O'Toole

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'.

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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.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Opinion

Scoop

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.

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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.

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Time

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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