Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus
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Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to save it. Critics of the bill said it could be among the most extreme anti-abortion … Continue reading

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ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue Indiana over new abortion law
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ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue Indiana over new abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky are suing the state of Indiana over its recently signed law that bans abortions sought because of genetic abnormalities, calling the law unconstitutional. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday, April 7, also challenges a provision that mandates an aborted fetus be … Continue reading

Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic
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Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic left a decades-long trail of broken marriages, scant social connections and a reputation for religious zealotry that didn’t match his yen for gambling and extramarital affairs. New court documents and interviews reveal Robert Lewis Dear as an occasionally … Continue reading

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GOP bill would gut health law, halt Planned Parenthood money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage on Friday that would erase key components of President Barack Obama’s health care law, block federal payments to Planned Parenthood and face certain veto from President Barack Obama — should it ever reach him. The bill aims squarely at two favorite targets of conservatives. And though … Continue reading

Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy
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Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will cover the costs itself rather than accepting any reimbursement. Anti-abortion activists who recently released a series of covertly filmed videos have contended that … Continue reading

House chairman subpoenas uncut Planned Parenthood videos
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House chairman subpoenas uncut Planned Parenthood videos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman issued a subpoena Tuesday for an anti-abortion group’s unedited videos about Planned Parenthood’s provision of fetal tissue for research. The subpoena by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who heads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was the GOP’s latest move in its escalating battle against Planned Parenthood. The … Continue reading

Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists
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Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing “out-of-date” policies. “Now extreme views about women? We expect that from some of the terrorist groups. … Continue reading

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Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists

  CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing “out of date” policies. “Now extreme views about women? We expect that from some of … Continue reading