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New Restrictions On Abortion Could Pass In State Legislature

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – The Florida Legislature is considering several measures, all new, which would restrict abortions.

One measure, House Bill 0633, would require a woman make one trip to the clinic for legally required counseling before coming back 24 hours later for the procedure. 665 more words


Should abortion rights be a top priority for this new GOP-led Congress?

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner recently appeared on CBS’ 60 Minutes to express his frustration with President Barack Obama’s failure to reach across the aisle to Republicans after the president sought support for policies such as paid medical leave and raising the minimum wage. 425 more words


On the 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade… They say, "F*ck women."

January 22, 2015: The U.S. House of Representatives voted (242-179) to pass a bill that will greatly limit access to abortion services. In addition to preventing Medicaid coverage, this bill also limits access to insurance plans that cover abortion, and eradicates tax credits for small businesses that offer abortion care in their health insurance plans. 391 more words


Proposed abortion bill would require father's written consent

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. – The requirements one Missouri lawmaker wants to implement before a woman is allowed to get an abortion are causing a bit of controversy. 348 more words


Wendy Davis Reveals Abortion In Memoir

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality. 679 more words


Bill limiting protests at abortion clinics?

A bill to limit demonstrations around Massachusetts abortion clinics passed the state’s House of Representatives on Wednesday and headed to Governor Deval Patrick.

Patrick, a Democrat, called for new measures after the U.S. 288 more words


Fla. Legislature Sends Abortion Bill To Governor

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) —  An abortion bill is headed to the Governor’s office.

On Friday, the Florida Legislature approved a bill that requires a physician to determine the viability of a fetus to live outside the womb with standard medical care before performing an abortion. 137 more words