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1 hr 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.

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

5 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.

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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.

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

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer

SFGate

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 mwaller@gosanangelo.com, or follow him on Twitter @waller_matthew.

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

GhanaWeb

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Activism, Gay/Lesbian, Canada,

ThinkProgress

Louisiana Lawmakers Claim Planned Parenthood Is Using Sex Ed As A Scheme To Sell More Abortions

So far this year, Louisiana lawmakers have launched several attacks on reproductive health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Human Sexuality, Women's Health, Health, US Governors, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Journal-Pioneer

Closure of abortion clinic dismays P.E.I. women's advocacy group

P.E.I. women will face greater difficulty receiving safe and timely abortions after the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton closes, says a local women's advocacy group.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

The Raw Story

Nevada GOP strips opposition to same-sex marriage, abortion from official platform

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Nevada Republican Party stripped language condemning same-sex marriage and abortion from its platform over the cries of its most conservative members.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

The Daily Beast

America's Abortion-Free Zone GrowsBy Robin Marty

Montana was the only hope for women living 600 miles in any direction to obtain an abortion.

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Related Topix: Montana, Kalispell, MT

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Popes Clearly Say Who Can and Can’T Receive Communion

Reading the comments to John's excellent post about Bishop Paprocki, I sense a kind of amnesia.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

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