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17 min ago | Reuters

Federal judge strikes down North Dakota 'heartbeat' abortion law

A federal judge on Wednesday permanently blocked North Dakota from enforcing the country's most restrictive abortion law, a ban on ending a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception.


Related Topix: Hovland, MN, US News, US Supreme Court

1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

The Harshest Abortion Ban In The Country Has Been Overturned

A federal judge permanently struck down North Dakota's six-week abortion ban on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

2 hrs ago | BlogHer

Is Nevada GOP Courting Women by Dropping Opposition to Abortion, Gay Marriage?

Could the Nevada Republican platform be a bellwether of the GOP making its big tent more welcoming to women and gays? Nevada Republican Party conventioneers on Saturday adopted a platform without opposition to abortion and gay marriage - a landmark victory for party moderates who view the party as needing a more populist position to remain ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Supreme Court

3 hrs ago | ABC News

US Judge Overturns North Dakota Abortion Law

A federal judge has overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jack Dalrymple

3 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Jan Brewer Signs Bill Allowing Warrantless Searches of Abortion Clinics

Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill that allows the state health department to search abortion clinics without an administrative warrant.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Healthcare Law, Law, Arizona, Gay/Lesbian, US News

7 hrs ago | Deseret News

Drew Clark: Meaning of 'thou shalt not kill' not as clear as that of murder

Few things are as controversial as the injunction than Thou shalt not kill. While there may be little disagreement about what constitutes murder, we are likely to long remain divided over what it means.


Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Life, Self Defense

11 hrs ago | Free Republic

New Democratic midterm strategy: Attack the GOP over “personhood” bills

Some righties are laughing about this on Twitter , and granted, it's a transparently desperate shiny-object attempt to change the subject from O-Care and the economy.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Denver Post

Mike Coffman adjusts abortion stance in cases of rape and incest

As the issue of abortion rights becomes a factor this election season, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has shifted his views on a woman's right to choose and on a controversial personhood initiative.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government


Bill allowing snap inspections of Arizona abortion clinics signed

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into a law a bill allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant, handing another victory to abortion foes.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer


Governor signs surprise inspections abortion bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Science / Technology

Daily Kos

Porno Pete arrested in Canada, charged with mischief

LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott, a Canadian anti-abortion activist, were taken into custody and charged with mischief, reports the CBC.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Canada, US News, Liberal Political News

Denver Post

Proposal aimed at abortion rights draws scorn of Archdiocese of Denver

Hundreds of demonstrators turned out at the Colorado Capitol Building to protest a proposed abortion rights bill, Tuesday, APril 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Lakewood, CO, Jefferson County, CO

Greenwich Citizen

Oklahoma Senate Oks limits on abortion drug

The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

World Magazine

The debate on Christian campuses about bloody abortion photos

As another school year comes to an end, debates over displaying graphic abortion photos on Christian college campuses continue.


Related Topix: Liberty University, Westmont College, Biola University, Santa Barbara, CA

Prince George Citizen

Morgentaler Clinic says abortion lawsuit against New Brunswick being dropped

A 12-year-old lawsuit aimed at forcing the New Brunswick government to pay for abortions at clinics is being dropped, the manager of the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton said Tuesday.


World Magazine

Vital Signs: Abortion appeals climb steps in court system

Court action. Abortion providers filed a petition April 10 requesting the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its March 27 decision to uphold new abortion laws in Texas.


Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas, Food and Drug Administration, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, Mike Pence

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Abortion law fight focuses on access

Matthew Waller covers state news for Scripps Newspapers and works in Austin. Contact him at, or follow him on Twitter @waller_matthew.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas


Abortion should not be promoted as family planning method

The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development at the United Nations Headquarters, New York has ended with the adoption of a consensus resolution that abortion should not be promoted as a method of family planning or in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Nevada Republican Party Strips Pro-Life Language on Abortion From its Platform

The Nevada Republican Party is no longer in line with the Republican National Committee on the issue of abortion.


Related Topix: US News, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

The Georgia Straight

U.S anti-gay and Canadian anti-abortion activists arrested in Regina

I've been with my boyfriend since high school. We are in our early 30's. He's the only one I've been with.


Related Topix: Activism, Gay/Lesbian, Canada,