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The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats condemned as yet another example of the GOP war on women.
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The white male-dominated Republican party is still living in the stone age on social issues.
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In a preview of the many pronouncements to come on the floor of Congress as the House debates a legislative ban on all abortions after 20 weeks , allow us to introduce you to Rep. Michael Burgess , who believes that abortion should be banned earlier than the Supreme Court says it should because, in part, he knows fetuses feel pain.
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New airborne laser scanning data has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating an entire bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex.
After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
Yet again, Julia Gillard has played the gender card to distract voters from Labor's policy challenges and the continuing speculation about her leadership, and to set up a phony dichotomy with Tony Abbott.
The Senate's Independent Democratic Conference introduced its own women's agenda Sunday, minus the abortion provision but including additional measures to boost women in the workplace.
The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research.
Cases that get to the Supreme Court often involve complex issues over which the justices can reasonably disagree: Obamacare, "partial birth abortion" and the disputed Bush-Gore election, just to name a few.
A miscarrying woman who died in an Irish hospital should have had her blood poisoning detected much sooner and been offered an abortion to improve her odds of survival, an experts' report concluded Thursday in a case that is forcing Ireland to modernize its abortion laws.
During his radio show on Friday, Rush Limbaugh told his listeners, "I think abortion is at the root of so much that has and is going wrong in this country."
The protesters called out "Keep your promise" repeatedly throughout the speech - despite appeals from two speakers and Mr Kenny himself to refrain from shouting at a ceremony to honour those who died in the War of Independence.
Anti-gay marriage protesters try to persuade same-sex marriage supporters to get out of the way of their march in front of the Supreme Court.
Fidelma Healy Eames has become the first Fine Gael Senator and female government representative to confirm she will vote against the Government's proposals to legislate on abortion unless the suicide clause is removed.
Numerous messages are urging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to sign legislation that would require doctors be in the room for the initial dose of a drug used in medical abortions.
Nancy Pelosi may think that the abattoir of a late-term-abortion clinic is "sacred ground ," but polls show that most Americans oppose late term abortion.