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CDC: Number Of Reported Abortions On The Decline Nationwide

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that the number of abortions is on the decline nationwide.

12/05/2013

Abortion rights activists shout slogans on day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), in Charlotte, N.C. on Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Abortion Returns To Forefront For 2014 Elections

With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increasingly pushing legislation to restrict the procedure, and Democrats say they’ll make the GOP pay in coming elections.

07/14/2013

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Abortion: Potential GOP Divider In Ga. Senate Race

The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion.

07/05/2013

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State Laws Varied On Gun, Abortion Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns.

06/09/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Found Guilty

Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is now facing the death penalty for illegal abortions. Today we discussed abortion and its impact on our communities and nation.  A fascinating conversation for all is available below.  Enjoy!  

WAOK-AM–05/14/2013

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Judge Blocks Miss. From Revoking License Of State’s Only Abortion Clinic

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state’s only abortion clinic.

04/16/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Ala. Lawmakers Approve Measure Placing Stricter Regulations On Abortion Clinics

Alabama lawmakers late Tuesday gave final passage to a measure placing stricter regulations on clinics that provide abortions.

04/03/2013

Anti-abortion activists march in Washington. (credit: Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Rivals Prepare For Legal Battle Over Abortion Bans

Rival legal teams, well-financed and highly motivated, are girding for court battles over the coming months on laws enacted in Arkansas and North Dakota that would impose the nation’s toughest bans on abortion.

03/31/2013

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Ala. House Approves Bill That Requires Clinics To Have Doctor Available When Abortion Is Performed

The Alabama House on Thursday passed legislation that would stiffen the requirements for abortion clinics in the state that opponents say would force most to close.

02/20/2013

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New Laws Address Gays, Children, Immigration

Measures on gay rights and child safety are among the top state laws taking effect at the start of 2013, along with attempts to prevent identity theft and perennial efforts to restrict abortion and illegal immigration.

12/27/2012

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