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1 hr ago | The Pitch

Johnson County won't appoint public health official that anti-abortion group didn't like

Johnson County Commissioners on Thursday sunk the appointment of Kansas University Medical Center physician and professor Allen Greiner as its public health officer in a move influenced by anti-abortion interests.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, KS, Kansas, Nortonville, KS

4 hrs ago | Warsaw Voice

Anti-Abortion Doctor Fired

Prof. Bogdan Chazan, a gynecologist who recently became the central figure in a heated pro-life vs. pro-choice dispute, was dismissed as the director of the Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw June 21. Warsaw Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz fired Chazan after the media revealed that, citing a "conflict of conscience," Chazan had refused to perform an ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that put her at odds with women's rights groups.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts, Healthcare Law, Law

11 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Mississippi abortion ruling raises questions of women's health

Jackson, Miss., Aug 1, 2014 / 03:42 am .- A federal appeals court has drawn criticism for blocking a 2012 Mississippi law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Jackson, MS, Medicine, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Report Estimates 9,200 Fewer Abortions in Texas After Passage of Pro-Life LawCNS

A year after the passage of a controversial bill restricting abortion in Texas, there will be an estimated 9,200 fewer abortions performed in the state, according to a report published earlier this month by the "Compared to Period 1 [the six months prior to the bill's debate], there was a 13% decline in the state's abortion rate in Period 3 , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Healthcare Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Feministing

"It's hard for them to accept that I do abortions because I'm a Christian."

Esquire has a wonderful profile of Dr. Willie Parker , one of the two doctors who flies in from out-of-state to work at Mississippi's sole embattled abortion clinic .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, US News, Liberal Political News

KUT-FM Austin

Another Texas Abortion Clinic Closes, This Time in Austin

The clinic is run by Whole Woman's Health , whose president and CEO, Amy Hagstrom Miller, blames the closure on the state's new abortion law.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Free Republic

Refuting the Ridiculous Pro-Abortion Claim: The Pro-Life Movement is Anti-Sex

The pro-abortion claim that pro-lifers are anti-sex is nothing new. From Canadian abortion advocates' recent attempt to make some kind of point by dressing up as penises and vaginas, to Amanda Marcotte's bizarre assertion that pro-lifers' motive in protesting outside abortion facilities is 'to gawk and yell at women whose soon-to-be-terminated ... (more)

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

The Raw Story

Anti-abortion group targets MN Planned Parenthood facility that doesn't perform abortions

Anti-abortion activists in Minnesota are protesting outside of a new Planned Parenthood affiliate in Richfield despite the fact that the facility doesn't offer abortion procedures, Cosmopolitan reported .

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Human Sexuality

Washington Post

Mass. governor signs law limiting abortion clinic protests

Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Wednesday signed into law a measure allowing police to order anti-abortion protesters away from clinic entrances if their presence impedes public access.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Prison

DFW Catholic

Abortion's grim reality may explain 'pro-choice' label drop

Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 02:06 am .- Abortion advocates' recent shift away from the term "pro-choice" could be due to improving medicine and technology showing the harsh reality and effects of the procedure.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Federal Ruling: MS Abortion Clinic to Remain Open

Governor Phil Bryant will petition a federal decision to keep the state's only abortion clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization open.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHDH

Massachusetts governor signs abortion clinic bill

Police now have increased authority to break up crowds gathering around Massachusetts abortion clinic entrances under a bill the governor signed on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court

Daily Kos

Fifth Circuit tells Mississippi it cannot close its last abortion clinic over admitting privileges

In 1997, Mississippi had six health clinics that performed abortions. Now it has one.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Women's Health, Health

Free Republic

90% of Babies Diagnosed With Down Syndrome Are Aborted, One Abortion Activist Wants More

Earlier this week, Live Action News writer Sarah Terzo wrote an article detailing the abhorrent treatment that many new parents receive from the medical industry after they are told of a positive diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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RedState

Hollywood Cannot Save Their 'Abortion Barbie'

Poor ol' Wendy Davis. She wore her pink sneakers and filibustered pro-life legislation.

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Related Topix: Texas

WBNS

Ohio GOP slate endorsed by anti-abortion group

Ohio Right to Life PAC's backing of incumbent Gov. John Kasich and the rest of his party in the November election was expected.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich

Boston.com

Gov. Patrick Signs Mass. Abortion Buffer Zone Billmore 16 minutes ago

Governor Deval Patrick today signed a bill that tightens security regulations regarding protests and demonstrations at abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US News, US Supreme Court

Lowell Sun

Patrick to sign new abortion clinic bill

The measure will become law on Wednesday afternoon, a little more than one month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 2007 state law that established a protest-free 35-foot "buffer zone" around the entrances to abortion clinics.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Social Software

World Magazine

Latest pro-life efforts target abortion tourism

Pro-life abortion restrictions taking hold across the country are having unintended consequences in a few states with less regulation: women traveling across state lines to kill their babies.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN

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