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  1. US House votes to ban 20-week abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Telegraph

    Washington, May 14: The House yesterday voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, approving a revised version of a bill that Republican leaders had abruptly pulled in January amid objections from some of their own members. The measure passed in a 242-to-184 vote, with one member voting present.


  2. Extremists Control Abortion DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | News Max

    "When does life begin?" Philosophers have been asking that question for centuries, along with poets, ethicists and physicians. So do today's politicians - and loudly.


  3. House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban With Exciting New Hassles for Rape VictimsRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Common Dreams

    Rep. Trent Franks, picture here in 2011, introduced the 20-week abortion ban in January. Back in January, a handful of Republican women in Congress stopped a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.


  4. Overnight Healthcare: House passes 20-week abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Hill

    The House easily approved a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on Wednesday, just months after an intraparty dispute derailed the legislation. The legislation - which also requires a 48-hour waiting period, informed consent forms and mandatory counseling for victims of rape and sexual assault before abortions - passed 242-184.


  5. House approves 20-week abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Hill

    The legislation, which also requires a 48-hour waiting period, informed consent forms and mandatory counseling for victims of rape and sexual assault before abortions, passed 242-184, with 4 Republicans in opposition. The bill was initially scheduled for a vote in January, but had been abruptly cancelled after some Republicans voiced concerns about a requirement that rape victims have to report to the police before they have the procedure.


  6. Baby at twenty weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 |

    The bill would make abortions after 20 weeks a crime punishable by prison time, but it has almost no chance of becoming law. A woman who has carried a baby for twenty weeks is well aware of its presence.


  7. House passes abortion ban after dropping rape language criticized by Ellmers, other GOP womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | McClatchy

    Ellmers voted for the ban on Wednesday, saying that the new version took care of her concerns. It dropped a requirement in the previous version that rape victims could only get an exception to the ban if they had reported the crime to police.


  8. House votes to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Washington Times

    The House voted Wednesday to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy as Republicans delivered a key piece of the pro-life agenda and overcame an embarrassing false start earlier this year. Dubbed the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," the legislation cleared on a 242-184 vote that largely broke along party lines, with just four pro-life Democrats joining in support and four Republicans voting against it.


  9. GOP ramps up abortion fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Hill

    Republicans are ramping up their attack on Roe v. Wade with a House vote Wednesday on a bill banning late-term abortions.


  10. American Idol's Top 10 Contributions to Pop CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | LA Weekly

    Yesterday came the surprising news that, after 15 seasons, Fox's mega-hit American Idol would be coming to an end. Premiering in 2002, Idol not only re-popularized the televised talent contest format, but introduced us to such cultural touchstones as curmudgeonly judge Simon Cowell, unforgettable names like Sanjaya and Bo Bice, and the hippest way to leave a room .


  11. Pro-Life Movement Sick of Getting 'No Respect'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 |

    When Republicans took the majority in Congress, pro-life supporters thought it would lead almost immediately to legislation limiting abortions. So far, though, there's been no action, at least until the announcement there will be a House vote on a 20-week abortion ban sometime in mid-May. Twice pro-life leaders from around the country have gathered to protest at U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's office, frustrated that he and other Republican leaders haven't been bringing up pro-life bills for votes.


  12. Late-term abortion ban keeps controversial incest ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Hill

    Newly unveiled language in the House's late-term abortion bill shows that GOP leaders did not meet all of the demands from members of the party who had opposed an earlier version, keeping in limits on incest-related abortion. House Republicans, led by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy , eliminated a controversial rule that would require rape victims to report their crimes to the police before undergoing the procedure.


  13. House Republicans Set To Sacrifice Limited Government On The Altar Of Abortion PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Outside the Beltway

    Earlier this year, Republicans in the House dropped at the last minute what would have been a vote on a bill that would ban virtually all abortions nationwide after the 20th week of pregnancy, something which Republicans had promised to do since before the 2014 elections. Ostensibly, the bill was dropped because of disputes inside the House GOP Caucus raised mostly by Republican women who were concerned that the restrictive language of the bill went too far and would harm the party's image with young and female voters.


  14. House Plans Abortion Vote to Mark Two-Year Anniversary of Gosnell ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 |

    House Republicans this week will call up legislation to impose a nationwide ban on abortion after 20 weeks, a vote they will use to mark the two-year anniversary of Dr. Kermit Gosnell's first-degree murder conviction. Gosnell was the surgeon who was found guilty of killing live babies after their delivery, and who routinely performed abortions after Pennsylvania's 24-week limit.


  15. GOP leaders ready late-term abortion bill for vote next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 |

    Republican leaders are planning a House vote next week on a bill banning nearly all late-term abortions after dropping a requirement for reporting rapes that sparked a January rebellion among GOP women and moderates. After working behind the scenes with anti-abortion groups and female Republican lawmakers, party leaders have readied legislation allowing rape victims to have late-term abortions if they receive counseling or medical treatment at least 48 hours before the procedure.


  16. Republicans to note Gosnell anniversary with abortion voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Washington Examiner

    House Republicans will note the two-year-anniversary of the conviction of infamous abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell by voting to ban abortion midway through pregnancy. Next week the House will vote on a measure prohibiting most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told the Weekly Standard.


  17. House to Vote on 20-Week Abortion Limit Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Weekly Standard

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  18. Pro-Life Activists Rebuffed at House Speaker Boehner's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Cybercast News Service

    Holding small, plastic models of tiny babies and sporting a wide array of T-shirt slogans, a group of about 20 pro-life activists met in front of the office of House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday to protest House Republicans' failure to vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act , which would impose a national ban on abortions after 20 weeks. The planned demonstration was led by Rev.


  19. Pro-life Activists to Hold Protest at Speaker Boehner's Office...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Christian Newswire

    ... in the United States after 20 weeks." -- Walter Hoye, Director of Issues 4 Life Foundation "Representative Renee Ellmers and Speaker Boehner both need to know pro-life citizens are not going to sit silent at such irresponsible attempts to derail ...


  20. Mainstream media blacks out arrest of activists protesting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 |

    By now, most of us are used to the extent mainstream media cherry picks what to present and what to ignore. It's usually ignoring what may upset the established status-quo and presenting what's acceptable to Big Pharma, mainstream medicine, GMOs, Obamaphiles, the "war on terror" and so forth.