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Cuomo Sees Women's Rights Victory After Abortion Bill Battle

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed several pieces of legislation intended to strengthen laws on sexual harassment, domestic violence, sex trafficking and gender discrimination when it comes to pay and pregnancy. 173 more words


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


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


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


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


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