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1 hr ago | Charleston Daily Mail

Editorial: ACLU joins an anti-abortion group to fight for free speech

When he voted for passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, little did freshman Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio, realize he would be the center of a First Amendment battle now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Steve Chabot, Republican, Mike DeWine, US Senate, US Supreme Court, Opinion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Legislation to make killing fetuses a crime in Florida awaits Gov. Rick Scott's signature

Harming a fetus while committing a crime - no matter how small the embryo - would carry stiffer penalties under a proposed law now awaiting Florida Gov. Rick Scott's signature.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Rick Scott, Law, US Governors, Florida, Violent Crime

RedState

Taxpayers Paying Planned Parenthood to Promote Pro-Abortion ObamaCare

California's ObamaCare exchange is paying Certified Enrolment Counselors, including 38 Planned Parenthood affiliates, $58 per person for enrolling people on the state exchange.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Bryant signs controversial abortion ban bill

Gov. Phil Bryant on today signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.

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Hot Air

Rand Paul on abortion: "We're not changing any of the laws until...

Via MFP , an eyebrow-raiser from yesterday's chat with David Axelrod at the University of Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, University of Chicago

The Macon Telegraph

Miss. governor signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban

It will ban abortion starting at 20 weeks' gestational age. That's defined as 20 weeks since the start of the woman's last menstrual period.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

DFW Catholic

Italy records first death linked to abortion drug RU-486

Although there have been dozens of deaths related to the drug around the world, the Turin incident is a first

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mifepristone (generic), Mifeprex, RU-486, Italy, World News,

Free Republic

Man Apprehended Who Raped 13-Year-Old, Abortion Covered His Crime

UPDATE: The headline in this story has been updated to reflect that Latham did not take the girl for the abortion.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fort Wayne, IN

Salon

Oklahoma GOPers can't seem to stop themselves from trying to ban medication abortion

In a recent interview with Salon , Oklahoma state Rep. Doug Cox - a self-identified pro-life Republican with a strong voting record in support of reproductive rights - said that many of his colleagues can't seem to help themselves when it comes to passing abortion restrictions that ultimately get struck after being challenged in court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

ThinkProgress

Oklahoma Won't Stop Trying To Restrict Women's Access To The Abortion Pill

Oklahoma lawmakers aren't deterred when harsh abortion restrictions get overturned in court for violating the bounds of Roe v.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Berkshire Eagle

Letter: Abortion makes nation poorer

I support letter writer Bruce Peck's recent list of reasons why we are poorer because of abortion.

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DFW Catholic

Ariz. law to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics

Phoenix, Ariz., Apr 23, 2014 / 02:04 am .- Arizona governor Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that ended special health inspection rules for abortion clinics, an action proponents say will help prevent dangerous conditions at abortion facilities.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Charges Filed in 13-year old Abortion Case

A Fort Wayne man is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Ronte Latham, 21, is facing charges of child molestation.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Allen County, IN

The Advocate

Letter: Abortion issue centers on the ending of human life

Susan Estrich's commentary in the recent Advocate contains many phrases or terms that are worth debating, including the termination of a life as a "medical procedure."

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The Chronicle Herald

Weight of judgment still hangs over abortion

Jenna Knorr, Erica Knorr and Megan Aiken take part in a rally outside the New Brunswick legislature earlier this month.

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The Huffington Post

Mark Udall Ad Attacks Cory Gardner Over Abortions, Birth Control

Democratic Senator Mark Udall aired the first ad of his closely-watched re-election campaign on Tuesday, highlighting his challenger's opposition to abortion rights.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election

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Inside The Buffer Zone: A Look At The N.H. Bill To Keep Abortion Protesters Back

The House Judiciary committee considered a bill Tuesday that would create a 25 foot buffer zone to keep anti-abortion activists clear of abortion clinic entrances.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Manchester, NH, Londonderry, NH

ThinkProgress

Louisiana May Force Women To Read A Pamphlet About 'Abortion...

Louisiana lawmakers are currently advancing a measure that would require women to receive biased information about the mental health risks of abortion before being allowed to continue with the procedure.

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Related Topix: Louisiana Government, Louisiana, US News, Liberal Political News

ThinkProgress

John Boehner Quietly Obscures His Position On Abortion Rights

House Speaker John Boehner recently won an endorsement from a local chapter of the National Right to Life, the most prominent anti-abortion group in the country.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Liberal Political News

CBC News

Frank Coleman abortion controversy: Who has said what

Premier Tom Marshall and others are reacting to an unexpected political football in local politics: abortion.

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