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Jeff Katz
May 16, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed a pro-life bill into law Wednesday, banning nearly all abortions in the state and igniting what will likely be a long legal fight that conservatives hope will take the issue all the way to the Supreme Court. Ivey acknowledged that the law (in a state that...
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May 16, 2019 - 3:52 am
By KIM CHANDLER and BLAKE PATERSON Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. "To the bill's many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:48 pm
By MARK SHERMAN and DAVID CRARY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama's virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. But...
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Jeff Katz
May 15, 2019 - 1:11 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation's most stringent abortion law to the state's Republican governor. The GOP-dominated Senate voted 25-6 to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable...
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Jeff Katz
May 15, 2019 - 12:42 pm
A female student at the University of North Carolina is seen in this video stealing the sign of a male student who was peacefully protesting abortion on the campus. She takes the sign and walks away with it...right into a campus police officer, who proceeds to detain her for stealing the sign. And...
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May 15, 2019 - 8:19 am
By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation's most stringent abortion law to the state's Republican governor. The GOP-dominated Senate voted 25-6 to make performing an abortion at any stage...
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Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Near the end of Monday's MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle , the show's host brought on Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen to discuss pending legislation in Alabama and to attack pro-life politicians for being out of touch. To hear Wen's comments, click here .
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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2019 - 11:54 am
Actress and political activist Alyssa Milano has called for women to abstain from sex with men in a “sex strike,” claiming, “Our reproductive rights are being erased.” Our reproductive rights are being erased. Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy. JOIN ME...
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Gregg Henson
May 08, 2019 - 10:09 am
A debate on CNN over the truthfulness of a statement from the president on abortion got so heated that a Democrat guest stunned many with her bizarre defense of the controversial operation. Former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn launched into a yelling match with Rick Santorum, former...
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May 07, 2019 - 10:53 am
By BEN NADLER Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation on Tuesday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. That can be as early as six weeks, before many women know they're pregnant. Kemp said he was signing the bill "to ensure that...
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