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Scott Walker signs controversial abortion bill

Wisconsin Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker on Monday signed a controversial bill into law that bans an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother’s life is in danger. 383 more words

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Challenge comes quick to Florida's new abortion requirements

As fast as the 24-hour waiting period they were challenging, freedom of choice advocates rapidly filed their opposition to Florida’s new abortion waiting-period the day after  104 more words

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Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen. Graham offers abortion bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator seeking his party’s 2016 presidential nomination introduced a bill Thursday, June 11, banning most late-term abortions and is predicting the Senate will vote on the highly polarizing issue this year. 670 more words

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Scott Approves Abortion 24-Hour Waiting Period Bill

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Under a new Florida law, starting July, it will be mandatory for women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. 92 more words

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Court Upholds Key Parts Of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

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NEW ORLEANS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld key parts of Texas’ strict anti-abortion law, likely closing most of the abortion clinics in the nation’s second largest state. 181 more words

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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Headed To Scott's Desk

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The state’s Senate has given final approval to a bill which would require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. 173 more words

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Senate Poised To Approve Abortion Waiting Period Bill

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – After rejecting a series of Democratic amendments, the Republican-dominated Senate prepared Thursday to give final approval to a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions. 91 more words

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