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1 hr ago | National Review Online
A recent Knights of Columbus/Marist poll confirmed this, with 58 percent opposing it and only 37 percent supporting . This lack of popularity led long ago to a federal guarantee, known as the Hyde Amendment, that federal taxes will not pay for abortions.
2 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly
If you've only casually followed the law and politics of the abortion issue in recent years, you may wonder why there's so much activity and controversy when the basic constitutional law of reproductive rights hasn't really changed. But as Jeffrey Toobin explains in a wonderfully succinct column at The New Yorker , it has changed in subtle ways, mainly because its most recent formulation - Sandra Day O'Connor's prohibition of abortion restrictions that pose an "undue burden" on the right to choose prior to fetal viability - is capable of being turned inside out.
4 hrs ago | Feministing
GoFundMe, the crowd-funding site that fundraised for Mike Brown's murderer, has updated its guidelines to prohibit abortion-related campaigns, filed under GoFundMe's headline "Termination of Life." This latest move seems to be in response to the widely-publicized efforts of an Illinois woman identified as "Bailey" to raise money for her abortion.
4 hrs ago | Point of View
Dear PBS, This is quite the bold move. As a third rate, tax subsidized broadcasting outfit with a viewership in the single digits, I'd expect you'd try your best to fly under the radar.
8 hrs ago | The Hill
Anti-abortion activists plan to use new evidence that Obama-Care has paid for abortions to boost GOP turnout in battleground Senate races this fall. Conservative groups will deploy new attacks against taxpayer-funded abortions in their effort to unseat vulnerable Democrats who have supported the Affordable Care Act in such states as Louisiana, North Carolina and Arkansas.
9 hrs ago | Mother Jones
States have approved more anti-abortion measures during the past three years than during the entire preceding decade . And this fall, voters themselves will also have the chance to decide whether to approve or block extreme anti-abortion ballot initiatives in three states .
11 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent
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Gov. Mike Pence and a group of other possible Republican presidential contenders have thrown their support behind a federal ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and other possible Republican contenders wrote to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, in support of his proposed ban, which is based on the disputed premise that a fetus can feel pain at that stage.
The Iowa Supreme Court on Tuesday halted a ban on the use of a video-conferencing system that allows doctors to distribute abortion-inducing pills to women in rural areas of the state. The stay means Planned Parenthood of the Heartland can continue using the system until the high court makes a final ruling on whether the Iowa Board of Medicine had the authority to adopt the ban last year.
Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2014 / 02:02 pm .- Pro-life groups have responded forcefully to a new report finding that despite promises from President Barack Obama, more than 1,000 health care plans under the Affordable Care Act cover abortion. "[T]he President issued an executive order on March 24, 2010 that said: 'the Act maintains current Hyde Amendment restrictions governing abortion policy and extends those restrictions to newly created health insurance exchanges'," Rep. Chris Smith stated on Tuesday.
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The day Marcelo and Rocio learned they were expecting a baby, they said it was as if their souls had returned to their bodies. The married couple, both in their early 30s, had been trying to conceive for three years.
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Those words-"undue burden"-represent Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's most important triumph during her long and consequential tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court. Almost single-handedly, O'Connor rewrote abortion law.
It's interesting how fictitious movies can reflect the currents of reality. I often find myself viewing films, music videos, and visual arts from the sensory perspective of how reality can actually be stranger than fiction.
Newsweek magazine 's columnist Anna Quindlen serves as a perfect example of half-thought, which means that a person does not include both cause and effect but merely one or the other. Anna Quindlen points out that " Roe v.
In the hours before Missouri Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto and passed one of the harshest abortion bills in the country , a handful of Republican women - party activists, a local officeholder, and operatives who support abortion rights - drove to Jefferson City and begged lawmakers to reconsider. When cornered, some GOP lawmakers made a confession.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:17 pm
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