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Planned Parenthood Building Alabama Clinic, Defying Abortion Law
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
The new facility could be complete around November, which is the same time the new state law will take effect unless blocked by courts.
Biden Would Have Been The First Democratic Nominee To Support The Hyde Amendment Since Carter
Now, he’s just discarding his position in exactly the same way Al Gore did.
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Women Aren't The Only People Who Get Abortions
Transgender men and other gender-nonconforming folks get abortions, too. But no one's discussing how the recent abortion bans will affect them.
Missouri Abortion Clinic Allowed To Remain Open For Now, Judge Rules
It's a temporary win for Planned Parenthood, which was at risk of losing its operating license unless it met certain demands from the state health department.
George Tiller Died Defending Abortion Rights, Now His Life's Work Is Under Siege
K. Sophie Will
Julie Burkhart, who worked with the Kansas doctor, opens up about the state of reproductive rights and her biggest fears.
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Activists In Argentina Renew Fight To Legalize Abortion
By Luis Andres Henao, AP
Legislation to legalize abortion in the South American country was introduced on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health on Tuesday.
Missouri Set To Become First State Since Roe v. Wade With No Abortion Clinic
As states sign strict anti-abortion measures into law, women in more and more states could lose access.
Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon
By Alan Fram, AP
Alabama’s abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it.
Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
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The Awful, Perfect Timing Of The Abortion Battle
The fight over reproductive rights comes at a moment when Democratic women are really feeling their power.
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Laverne Cox Wants To Stop The Erasure Of Trans Men In Abortion Conversations
Cox urged people to include trans men in abortion debates in the wake of Alabama passing the strictest anti-abortion measure in the country.
Celebs Take On Alabama And Georgia Abortion Laws
Celebrities like Jameela Jamil, Rihanna and Chris Evans are fighting against the latest restrictions on abortion rights.
Pete Buttigieg: 'I Trust Women To Draw The Line' On Their Own Abortions
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor running for president did not take the bait Sunday at his Fox News town hall when asked about his opinion on abortion rights.
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Kirsten Gillibrand Claims Anti-Abortion Laws Are Not Christian
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, who identifies as Catholic, said that free will is a core tenet of Christianity.
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House GOP Leader: Alabama Abortion Law Goes Too Far
Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy said he believes in “exceptions for rape, incest and life of the mother.”
Women Of 'Late Night' Surrender Their Bodies In Scathing Abortion Law Bit
“This is where our country is headed, so we figured we may as well get some practice," said Amber Ruffin.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Signs Nation’s Strictest Abortion Bill
The bill makes it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion in nearly all cases.
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'Heartbeat' Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South
By Russ Bynum, AP
Like Mississippi and Georgia, Louisiana may soon pass a law that will ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Washington UPS Gets 667 Packages Of Cards For Senator Who Said Nurses 'Play Cards' At Work
The packages arrived after Washington state Sen. Maureen Walsh came under fire for saying some nurses "play cards for a considerable amount of the days."
Washington GOP Senator Blasted For Saying Some Nurses 'Play Cards' During Work
State Sen. Maureen Walsh said she regrets making the comment, adding that she was "tired" at the time.
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South Korea Overturns Abortion Ban After Nearly 70 Years
The country's top court ordered lawmakers to lift the ban, which punishes women who receive abortions and doctors who perform the procedure, by next year.
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Texas Lawmakers Are Considering The Death Penalty For Women Who Get Abortions
House Bill 896 aims to criminalize all abortions and defines the procedure as homicide, which is punishable by death in Texas.
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Baby Boom At Maine Hospital Means 9 Labor Unit Nurses Are Pregnant
The nine nurses say they plan to be there for each other's deliveries.
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Doctors Can Dismiss Women's Health Concerns. Here's How To Take Back Some Control.
Evidence shows women are often deemed “overly dramatic” and dismissed by medical professionals, which has deadly consequences.
Biden In 1974: Women Don't Have Sole Right To Say What Should Happen To Their Bodies
If the former vice president decides to run in 2020, he'll need to answer for his past policies on abortion.
Democrats Filibuster GOP Bill On Infants Surviving Abortions
By Alan Fram, AP
The measure seemed doomed from the start but offered the GOP a chance to appeal to conservative voters.
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