abortion

Ralph Northam
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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam outlined the priorities for Virginia Democrats in the upcoming General Assembly session. Northam presented an 11-point plan that he and other Demcoratic leaders have called the "Virginia 2020 Plan." Among the topics included pushing what Northam calls "common sense" gun laws,...
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Tom Wolf
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Jeff Katz
December 16, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) made clear on Twitter that he would veto any pro-life legislation passed by the commonwealth's Republican-led legislature. Wolf stated that he would do "everything I can" to uphold Roe v. Wade and that he would veto any "anti-choice bill" sent to him. Not today. Not...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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December 09, 2019 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law. The American Civil Liberties Union...
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Elizabeth Warren
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Jeff Katz
November 21, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren claimed that abortions are "human rights" at Wednesday's Democrtic debate in Atlanta, Georgia. Warren was answering a question from moderator Rachel Maddow what the candidates would do if Roe v. Wade was overturned and how they would bring access to abortions. Warren's...
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Jeff Katz
November 15, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CBS News tweeted out a story lauding Iceland for nearly eliminating Down syndrome within the country ... through abortions. CBS' On Assignment did a story on Monday on Down syndrome "disappearing" from Iceland. And while there was a spotlight on abortion, the report praised the country for "...
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AP News
November 06, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in New York...
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October 29, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama's near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part wave of new abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson...
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Jeff Katz
October 14, 2019 - 2:42 pm
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed into law a bill that requires public colleges and universities to distribute abortion drugs, according to Breitbart News. Newsom signed SB 24 , pushed by State Sen. Connie Leyva (D), on Friday. Not surprisingly, Planned Parenthood was ecstatic: BREAKING: @...
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Jeff Katz
October 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
A pro-life group was demonstrating peacefully on the campus of George Washington University last month when suddenly pro-choicers descended on the students and lost their minds. One woman approached the students from TFP Student Action and began arguing with one of the members, saying "it's still a...
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights as well as protections for young immigrants and LGBT people top an election-year agenda for the Supreme Court. Its conservative majority will have ample opportunity to flex its muscle, testing Chief Justice John Roberts' attempts to...
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