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Abortion (INACTIVE)

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  • Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it

    Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it
    WASHINGTON -- Wendy Davis, who garnered national headlines in June for filibustering a controversial bill restricting abortion access, confirmed Monday that she was considering a bid for governor of Texas next year. Speaking at a packed lunch at the...
  • U.S. more polarized on abortion; opposition grows in South

    U.S. more polarized on abortion; opposition grows in South
    WASHINGTON - Nationwide public opinion on abortion has remained largely unchanged for the last two decades, but that overall steadiness masks a widened gap between conservative and liberal parts of the country, new polling data indicate. Opposition to...
  • Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law

    Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court told the high court of Oklahoma on Thursday to clarify a new state law restricting the use of the RU-486 abortion pill, setting the stage for a possible future ruling on how far states can go in regulating the practice...
  • Ireland OKs abortion in some cases in blow to Catholic Church

    Ireland OKs abortion in some cases in blow to Catholic Church
    LONDON -- Ireland’s first law authorizing abortion under certain conditions was signed into law Tuesday after a bruising debate in the predominantly Roman Catholic country over whether it risked opening the doors to abortion on demand. President...
  • Federal judge keeps blocking part of Wisconsin abortion law

    Federal judge keeps blocking part of Wisconsin abortion law
    A federal judge has extended a preliminary injunction blocking part of a new Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The order, issued Friday by U.S. District Judge William Conley, stems from a...
  • Are women stupid? New Texas abortion bill treats them that way

    Are women stupid? New Texas abortion bill treats them that way
    Did you know that if you get pregnant, you can give the baby up for adoption? Oh, you did? Because in Texas, there’s a new proposal on the table, Senate Bill 42, that would require pregnant women to take an adoption education course before...
  • The vaccination loophole

    The vaccination loophole
    Why did Gov. Jerry Brown bother signing a law to encourage childhood vaccinations if his immediate intent was to undermine it? With rising numbers of parents succumbing to discredited fears that childhood inoculations cause autism, AB 2109 was...
  • Was Trayvon Martin a 'child' or a 'youth'?

    Was Trayvon Martin a 'child' or a 'youth'?
    In rebutting the defense’s closing argument at the George Zimmerman trial, prosecutor John Guy said of Trayvon Martin: "Was that child not in fear when he was running from that defendant? Isn't that every child's worst nightmare, to be followed on...
  • Letters: More abortions won't help women

    Re "Law aims to boost access to abortions," Oct. 10 If there is such a big demand for abortions in California, then maybe training non-doctors such as nurse practitioners to perform first-trimester procedures might not be the adequate response....
  • Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions

    Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions
    Santa Clara University, a Catholic institution in the Silicon Valley area, is dropping coverage for elective abortions under health insurance for its faculty and staff members, officials said. The move is part of what seems to be a trend among...
  • New California abortion law: More dangerous than skydiving?

    At a time when so many states are chipping away at reproductive rights, making it nearly impossible for women to exercise their constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy, how refreshing to see California standing up for women's rights. On...