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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Former Rep. Marilyn Musgrave on abortion, personhood and Colorado's U.S. Senate race

Former U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave has plenty to say about abortion and pro-choice candidates, but little to say about the personhood stance of Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican who now holds her seat in Congress.

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Related Topix: Marilyn Musgrave, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Betsy Markey

5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Number Of Texas Women Living 200 Miles From An Abortion Clinic Has Jumped By 2,800 Percent

A year ago this month, Texas approved a package of harsh restrictions that impose new requirements on abortion clinics, restrict the use of the abortion pill, and ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Texas Abortion Rate Drops Post-HB 2, New Data Shows

Newly released data, collected directly from Texas abortion providers, shows what many reproductive health leaders and advocates have anticipated in the post House Bill 2 landscape- a drop in the number of abortions.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health

10 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

Mass. House To Debate Abortion Clinic Safety Bill

Protesters hand out literature outside a Boston Planned Parenthood a day after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 35-foot buffer zone around Massachusetts abortion clinics violates free speech.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

14 hrs ago | National Review Online

Would More Generous Welfare Benefits Reduce the Abortion Rate?

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig has an interesting article in last week's American Conservative .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Review Online

Marco Rubio to Take on Abortion and Gay Marriage in Catholic U Speech

Senator Marco Rubio plans to take on social and cultural issues in the latest installment of his policy speeches outlining a new conservative agenda.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Mark Begich, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Washington Post, Publishing

World Magazine

ACLU: No need to protect baby girls from abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on July 14 seeking an injunction against an Arizona law that prohibits sex and race-selective abortions, claiming the law intended to protect women is a form of racial discrimination.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Prison, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Nashua Telegraph

NH argues abortion clinic buffer zone is legal

New Hampshire says its law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones is different from a Massachusetts law struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Ms. Magazine

Pro-Choice Activists Stand Up for Abortion Providers Under Attack in New Orleans

Abortion providers in Louisiana are getting hit from all sides this summer. First, Louisiana state lawmakers passed restrictive legislation that, if allowed to go into effect, may force the closures of most clinics in the state.

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Uptown Messenger

Mayor's office issues certificate recognizing abortion protest...

An image of the official proclamation welcoming Operation Save America to New Orleans was circulated among the group's members online.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jackson Square Group, Startups, Facebook, Boutte, LA

The Daily Caller

Planned Parenthood Has Abortion Quotas, Says Former Clinic Director

Former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson says she has proof that a Texas Planned Parenthood clinic had abortion quotas - target numbers of abortions it needed to perform in order to meet its budget.

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Related Topix: Bryan, TX, Conservative Political News, US News

Free Republic

James Garner’s mother died of a botched abortion, like too many other women

The death of actor James Garner saddened fans across the country. Born James Scott Bumgarner, the 86-year-old Rockford Files star overcame mental and physical abuse from his stepmother who would regularly beat him with whatever was handy and force him to wear dresses as a form of emasculation to become one of the most beloved stars of his day.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, James Garner, Missouri

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Marietta Times

Kasich administrator returns to Ohio Right to Life

An administrator from the staff of Republican Gov. John Kasich has been re-hired by Ohio Right to Life as its executive director.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

Lee's Summit Tribune

Candidate Rebecca Roeber Calls On Bob Johnson To Denounce Pro-Abortion Endorsement

July 21, 2014 With less than three weeks until the Republican Primary for the 34th District, conservative State Representative candidate Rebecca Roeber has called on her liberal Republican primary opponent, longtime Jackson County politician Bob Johnson, to denounce his recent endorsement from the pro-abortion group, Planned Parenthood.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

The Raw Story

American anti-abortion activist tactics threaten to infiltrate Europe

US clinics now provide escorts for patients attending women's centres to protect them from militant protesters, whose tactics now threaten to infiltrate the UK It's not yet 7 o'clock on a Saturday morning in New York and I'm confronted by a group of people standing in front of a nondescript doorway, waving four-foot high placards and shouting: ... (more)

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Daily Kos

'Religious discrimination': Nurse sues after being denied job she said she wouldn't do anyway

Thank you, Hobby Lobby. The latest in not-the-Onion-Christian-Right lawsuits, nurse Sara Hellwege is suing the Tampa Family Health Centers because she believes she was discriminated against due to her religion.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ACLU

Alabama Live

Neighbor of shuttered Huntsville abortion clinic that was magnet for protests 'glad this soap opera has come to an end'

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - There are no people with homemade signs or priest's collars or bullhorns or pictures of bloody fetuses outside Blount Hospitality House on Madison Street today.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee in quandary amid tighter abortion regulations

Tennessee in quandary amid tighter abortion regulations More women are coming to Tennessee for abortions as clinics close in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN, Huntsville, TN

River Front Times

Anti-Abortion Protester Beats Charge for Trespassing at Planned Parenthood

The question continues to fester at the front gates of Planned Parenthood clinics across the county.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Missouri, Alternative, Bloomfield, MO

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