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Iowa board votes to bar abortion pill system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Board of Medicine voted Friday to end a unique system in which doctors use the Internet to distribute abortion-inducing pills remotely to patients at clinics across the state. […]

08/30/2013

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

US abortions fall 5 pct, biggest drop in a decade

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. abortions fell 5 percent during the Great Recession in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, according to government figures released Wednesday. The reason for the decline wasn’t […]

11/21/2012

Dozens of states make it hard to get abortions

CHICAGO (AP) – It’s legal to get an abortion in America, but in many places it’s hard and getting harder. Just this year, 17 states set new limits on abortion, and 24 did last year, […]

10/20/2012

Teen birth control

CHICAGO (AP) – Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants  – long-lasting and more effective birth control that you don’t […]

09/20/2012

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