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Deal Signs Bill Restricting Some Abortion Coverage

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law restricting abortion coverage in plans for state employees and those sold on the insurance exchange as part of the federal health care law.

04/24/2014

File photo of a woman undergoing an ultrasound. (Photo by GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Abortion In Cases Of Rape: New Rifts In Old Debate

Poll after poll over many years have shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as demonstrated by two current rifts — one involving U.S. aid policy overseas, the other highlighting strategy differences within the U.S. anti-abortion movement.

04/12/2014

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La. Bill Requires Women Seeking Abortions To Get Mental Health Info Before Procedure

Anti-abortion lawmakers want women seeking the procedure in Louisiana to get pamphlets describing possible psychological effects, the illegality of coerced abortions and services available to human trafficking victims.

04/09/2014

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Judge Won’t Block Ariz. Law Which Bans Women From Taking Abortion-Inducing Drug

The most stringent restrictions in the nation on the use of abortion drugs were allowed to take effect Tuesday by a federal judge’s ruling in the latest in a series of court fights over Arizona abortion laws.

04/01/2014

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Judge To Hold Trial On Abortion Law

A federal judge considering the constitutionality of a new Alabama abortion law said Monday he will hold a trial on whether the law creates a substantial obstacle to abortion by requiring abortion clinic doctors to have approval to admit patients to nearby hospitals.

03/31/2014

File photo of a pregnant woman at a check-up. (Photo by CLAUDIO SANTANA/AFP/GettyImages)

Dem Rep: ’99 Percent’ Of White Colleagues Would Make Their Daughters Get Abortions If They Got Pregnant By A Black Man

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved several abortion restrictions, including one that bans them once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. One lawmaker brought race into the discussion during a debate on the ban.

03/05/2014

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University Of Alabama Removes Pro-Life Display Because It Was Deemed ‘Offensive’

A University of Alabama student group is upset after a school official removed a pro-life hallway display deeming it “offensive.”

02/12/2014

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Couple Refuses To Abort Two-Faced Child Despite Doctors Warning ‘It Would Be Looked Upon As A Freak’

An Australian couple is refusing to abort their unborn child who has two faces and two brains despite doctors’ advice to do so.

02/11/2014

Nearly all women seeking an abortion– including those who viewed ultrasound images before the procedure – followed through in the health care termination. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly All Women Who View Ultrasound Images Still Continue With Abortion

Nearly all women seeking an abortion– including those who viewed ultrasound images before the procedure – followed through in the health care termination.

01/12/2014

The U.S. pregnancy rate in 2009 was the lowest in 12 years and the second lowest in 30 years. (Getty Images)

U.S Pregnancy Rate Falls To 12-Year Low

There are steep declines in pregnancy rates for teens and overall declines for women in all age and race groups.

12/07/2013

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