Abortion

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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

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

Worker admits cutting 10 babies at abortion clinic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A medical assistant told a jury that she snipped the spines of at least 10 babies during unorthodox abortions at a West Philly clinic, at the direction of the clinic’s owner. And she said others did the same to terminate pregnancies.

03/19/2013

(Photo: March for Life Rally)

March for Life in Washington on Roe v. Wade anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of abortion opponents are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest a landmark decision that legalized abortion.

01/25/2013

Abortion opponents (AP Photo)

40 years after Roe v. Wade

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision Tuesday with workshops, prayers and calls for more limits on the rights established by the Supreme Court in the landmark ruling.

01/22/2013

Hobby Lobby store

Attorney: Hobby Lobby won’t offer morning-after pill

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores says the arts and crafts chain won’t provide the morning-after and week-after pills in its employee insurance plan when the health care mandate takes effect Jan. 1.

12/27/2012

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