Abortion

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Texas lawmakers are back, and so is abortion fight

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Legislature has recessed for the week, less than an hour after convening its second special session. That was just long enough to refer abortion legislation to committees for public […]

07/01/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Perry, filibuster star clash over Texas abortions

DALLAS (AP) — A battle over proposed abortion restrictions in Texas became a personal grudge match Thursday between conservative Republican Gov. Rick Perry and a Democratic state senator whose lengthy, one-woman filibuster catapulted her to […]

06/27/2013

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Hundreds protest Texas abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – More than 600 women’s rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats begin a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of […]

06/23/2013

Fewer abortions with hospital consolidations

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — By joining with a much bigger Catholic health system, a prominent Orange County hospital hopes to enhance patients’ access to a host of services — except one. Hoag Memorial Hospital […]

06/21/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Wife says she’s sorry for trusting abortion doctor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of a Philadelphia abortion doctor, a cosmetologist who admitted helping him perform very late-term abortions at his corrupt, grimy clinic, said Wednesday that she was sorry for trusting her husband […]

05/29/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Abortion clinic deaths jury split on 2 counts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors in the murder trial of a longtime Philadelphia abortion provider said Monday that they were divided on two of the more than 200 counts in the case, but the judge asked […]

05/13/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

PA abortion clinic worker: I saw 10 babies breathe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former abortion clinic worker capped the five-week murder trial of her former boss with powerful testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed.

04/18/2013

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor signs ‘fetal pain’ measure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the premise that at that point a fetus can feel pain.

04/16/2013

Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Governor. (AP Photo)

North Dakota governor approves 6-week abortion ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

03/26/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Expert: Clinic’s anesthesia policy ‘reprehensible’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An anesthesiology professor calls it “reprehensible” that a Philadelphia abortion provider allegedly medicated women according to their ability to pay.

03/21/2013

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