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The Hendersonville Times-News
Panel advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortionsFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) � Abortion opponents increasingly on the offensive in Kentu
Panel advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortions
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 hours ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) � Abortion opponents increasingly on the offensive in Kentucky's statehouse advanced legislation Thursday that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant... Read more
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The Washington Times
CAL THOMAS: Doritos ad chips away at pro-abortion misinformationIn a day when the most innocuous thing can quickly become political, a Doritos
CAL THOMAS: Doritos ad chips away at pro-abortion misinformation
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
In a day when the most innocuous thing can quickly become political, a Doritos Super Bowl commercial has upset some people who want abortion to be an unrestricted right. For those taking a bathroom break or watching “Downton Abbey” instead of the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Free condoms for 13-year-old boys and girlsIf you discovered someone in your neighborhood was handing out condoms to 13 ye
Free condoms for 13-year-old boys and girls
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
If you discovered someone in your neighborhood was handing out condoms to 13 year-olds, what would you do? You might call the police. Unless, of course, you are in San Francisco where you might notify the public schools they have competition. San... Read more
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The Christian Post
When Does Life Begin? Ask a GeneticistTony Magliano is a columnist and Catholic who advocates for world peace. Due t
When Does Life Begin? Ask a Geneticist
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
Tony Magliano is a columnist and Catholic who advocates for world peace. Due to the blizzard that hit the mid-Atlantic, my bus never made it to the 43rd March for Life in Washington, D.C. But thousands of others were able to brave the snow and wind... Read more
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The Chronicle
A woman's right to chooseJanuary 22nd marked the 43rd anniversary of a landmark decision for women’s rig
A woman's right to choose
The Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
January 22nd marked the 43rd anniversary of a landmark decision for women’s rights. On this day over four decades ago, one of the most significant Supreme Court cases in American history, Roe v. Wade, came to a close. Citing as its basis a woman’s... Read more
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Raw Story
Texas’s aggressive cuts to Planned Parenthood hurt poor women the most: studyTexas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep dro
Texas’s aggressive cuts to Planned Parenthood hurt poor women the most: study
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
Texas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep drop-off in access to popular forms of contraceptives for poor women, and, for some women, a 27% increase in births, a new study published in the New England Journal of... Read more
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Namibia Economist
To breed, or not to breedTHE mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has spread to 22 countries and territories
To breed, or not to breed
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
THE mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has spread to 22 countries and territories in the Americas, is terrifying to pregnant women and their partners. The virus may cause birth defects in babies whose mothers were infected during pregnancy. In Brazil... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Aggressive Planned Parenthood cuts hurt poor women the most – studyTexas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep dro
Aggressive Planned Parenthood cuts hurt poor women the most – study
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
Texas’s aggressive campaign to defund Planned Parenthood has led to a steep drop-off in access to popular forms of contraceptions for poor women, and, for some women, a 27% increase in births, a new study published in the New England Journal of... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Kentucky lawmakers finish work on informed consent billFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) � Ending years of stalemate on the abortion issue, Kentucky
Kentucky lawmakers finish work on informed consent bill
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) � Ending years of stalemate on the abortion issue, Kentucky lawmakers on Monday gave final passage to legislation allowing real-time video consultations between doctors and women as an option to fulfill "informed consent"... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state is among a handful of states this year w
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus. Senate Bill 6612, sponsored by Republican Sen. Ann Rivers of La Center, has a public... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) � Washington state is among a handful of states this year w
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) � Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus, something abortion rights groups say is a veiled effort to expand restrictions to... Read more
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The Columbian
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsOLYMPIA — Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmake
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA — Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus, something abortion rights groups say is a veiled effort to expand restrictions to abortion in the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state is among a handful of states this year w
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus. Senate Bill 6612, sponsored by Republican Sen. Ann Rivers of La Center, has a public... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Happens If Zika Makes Women Postpone Pregnancy?What, in other words, are the social and economic consequences of a gap like th
What Happens If Zika Makes Women Postpone Pregnancy?
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
What, in other words, are the social and economic consequences of a gap like that in a country’s or region’s population? “It’s difficult to define what the effect could be because you don’t know how this epidemic will evolve,” said Jose Miguel... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Abortion: out of sight, out of mindDue to the blizzard that hit the mid-Atlantic, my bus never made it to the 43rd
Abortion: out of sight, out of mind
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
Due to the blizzard that hit the mid-Atlantic, my bus never made it to the 43rd March for Life in Washington, D.C. But thousands of others were able to brave the snow and wind to witness to the dignity of unborn human life, and to protest the gravely... Read more
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FOX News
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessnessMaria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertilit
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador's largest women's hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika. After her country took the extraordinary step of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessnessSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby,
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador’s largest women’s hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika. After her... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessnessSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) � Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby,
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) � Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador's largest women's hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika. After her... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessnessSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) � Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby,
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) � Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador's largest women's hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika. After her... Read more
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Japan Today
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness ‹ Japan TodaySAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador’s largest women’s hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika. After her country... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessnessAedes aegypti mosquitoes sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife
In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. A technician of the Fiocruz institue stores Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to be used in research, in Recife, Pernambuco... Read more
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FOX News
The truth about 5 common contraception mythsIn a world where most women are either actively trying to conceive— or desperat
The truth about 5 common contraception myths
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
In a world where most women are either actively trying to conceive— or desperately trying to avoid it— getting information about contraception on the Internet can be misleading and inaccurate. In fact, when it comes to preventing pregnancy, most... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Roe's End?After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected
Roe's End?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected pregnancy, she was finally able to focus on her own future; her own dreams; her career plans. Her son was now older, increasingly independent, and she too could finally... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sohn: Planned Parenthood video fakers must face musicIt is another vindication day for Planned Parenthood. But one with a delicious
Sohn: Planned Parenthood video fakers must face music
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
It is another vindication day for Planned Parenthood. But one with a deliciously righteous twist. In very-Republican Texas, a grand jury convened to investigate Planned Parenthood after videos purported to show the agency sold fetal tissue, instead... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court's worst decision everSome years ago, while ordering a sandwich at a deli on Staten Island, I mention
Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court's worst decision ever
Staten Island Advance / Posted 16 days ago
Some years ago, while ordering a sandwich at a deli on Staten Island, I mentioned to the young woman behind the counter that the place seemed especially busy. It was, she replied, but she'd be leaving in a few minutes. "I got to get rid of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The women's right GOP wants to endThe Republican leadership in Congress, along with every one of their presidenti
The women's right GOP wants to end
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 20 days ago
The Republican leadership in Congress, along with every one of their presidential candidates, opposes women's right to safe, legal abortion. Yet, the majority of Americans, regardless of political affiliation, support access to safe, legal abortion.... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Comedy tour teaches sex ed“The Wonderful World of Boning” is a comedy tour aimed at boldly exploring sens
Comedy tour teaches sex ed
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 21 days ago
“The Wonderful World of Boning” is a comedy tour aimed at boldly exploring sensitive subjects such as sex education and reproductive health by making people laugh. The show will start at 9 p.m. at Local 506 tonight. The tour began as Alptraum’s idea... Read more
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The Christian Post
The New Way to Be Pro-Choice(Photo: Twitter/Cecile Richards)Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards us
The New Way to Be Pro-Choice
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
(Photo: Twitter/Cecile Richards)Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards uses Twitter to promote its services, including abortions, under the hashtag #WhatWomenNeed for Valentine's Day on Feb. 10, 2014. Richards is the daughter of former... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Planned Parenthood shooting leaves southern Colorado without abortion services — for nowIn 1967, six years prior to the Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision making abor
Planned Parenthood shooting leaves southern Colorado without abortion services — for now
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 22 days ago
In 1967, six years prior to the Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision making abortion legal in the United States, Colorado became the first state to legalize the procedure in the case of rape, incest or danger to the mother. Nearly half-a-century... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Determining A Health Plan's Abortion Coverage Remains A ChallengeAs the third open enrollment period winds down on the health insurance marketpl
Determining A Health Plan's Abortion Coverage Remains A Challenge
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
As the third open enrollment period winds down on the health insurance marketplaces, one thing hasn't changed much since the online exchanges opened: It's still often hard to find out whether a plan covers abortion services. The health law requires... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Editor wrong on gun controlDear editor,The editors narrative when talking about those who want to close lo
Editor wrong on gun control
The Morning Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Dear editor,The editors narrative when talking about those who want to close loopholes allowing purchases of guns at gun shows without background checks, including the president, could be found in an NRA handbook. He says, no loopholes exist. Mark... Read more
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Women's eNews
High Court 2016 Lookout: 2 Cases on Reproductive Rights(WOMENSENEWS)-- Two major High Court rulings on reproductive health rights and
High Court 2016 Lookout: 2 Cases on Reproductive Rights
Women's eNews / Posted 24 days ago
(WOMENSENEWS)-- Two major High Court rulings on reproductive health rights and access will be closely watched for in June. In one case, women's rights advocates fear that if petitioners prevail, a slew of closely held corporations will be encouraged... Read more
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TribLIVE
40-plus years after Roe v. Wade, opponents press for limitationsThe Supreme Court had just declared abortion to be a fundamental right — a land
40-plus years after Roe v. Wade, opponents press for limitations
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
The Supreme Court had just declared abortion to be a fundamental right — a landmark ruling that emboldened a then-41-year-old housewife to take action. “I was a mom and had young children at the time, and I just couldn't imagine that our country had... Read more
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The Christian Post
Newsweek: Nice Cover But Misleading Story on AbortionCover of Newsweek, December, 2015. Late last month Newsweek ran a cover story
Newsweek: Nice Cover But Misleading Story on Abortion
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
Cover of Newsweek, December, 2015. Late last month Newsweek ran a cover story on "America's Abortion Wars." Newsweek deserves some credit for highlighting the issue and for their great choice of a cover photo. Indeed, the graphic color photo of an... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned ParenthoodKansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Med
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday in a State of the State address that encouraged state legislators to enshrine such a policy into law. The Republican... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned ParenthoodTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any f
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday in a State of the State address that encouraged state legislators to enshrine such a policy into... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned ParenthoodTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any f
Kansas cutting off Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 29 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) � Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday evening in a State of the State address that encouraged state legislators to enshrine such a policy... Read more
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ABC News
Kansas Cutting off Medicaid Funds for Planned ParenthoodThe Republican governor also spent part of his speech before a joint session of
Kansas Cutting off Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
The Republican governor also spent part of his speech before a joint session of the GOP-dominated Legislature criticizing President Barack Obama, a Democrat, on national security issues. Brownback said the state is prepared "to thwart every action"... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Ohio State Dean Dead Wrong For Hiding Facts About Black Genocide and AbortionBy Rev. Dr. Clenard H. Childress, Jr. Alan C. Michaels, dean of The Ohio State
Ohio State Dean Dead Wrong For Hiding Facts About Black Genocide and Abortion
BlackNews.com / Posted a month ago
By Rev. Dr. Clenard H. Childress, Jr. Alan C. Michaels, dean of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Nationwide — In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, “Our primary reason for bringing an end to racial discrimination in America must... Read more
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Reuters
Same battles rage on 100 years after first U.S. birth control clinicAlexander Sanger, Chair of the International Planned Parenthood Council poses f
Same battles rage on 100 years after first U.S. birth control clinic
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
Alexander Sanger, Chair of the International Planned Parenthood Council poses for a photo outside of where his Grandmother Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic 100 years ago, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, December 12,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Same battles rage on 100 years after first US birth control clinicNEW YORK: Outside the crumbling Brooklyn building where the first U.S. birth co
Same battles rage on 100 years after first US birth control clinic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK: Outside the crumbling Brooklyn building where the first U.S. birth control clinic opened 100 years ago, Alexander Sanger reflected on the move that landed his grandmother in jail and fueled a controversy over women's reproductive rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New PM Threatens to Sack Doctors for Illegal AbortionsDar es Salaam — Tanzania's newly appointed prime minister has warned doctors wh
New PM Threatens to Sack Doctors for Illegal Abortions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania's newly appointed prime minister has warned doctors who perform illegal abortions that they will face the sack and possible imprisonment in a crackdown on such operations which are believed to be happening widely across the... Read more

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