abortion

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Oklahoma Senate Panel OKs 72-Hour Abortion Wait Time

Oklahoma would become the fourth state in the country to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abortion under a bill overwhelmingly approved Monday by a state Senate committee.

04/06/2015

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Democrats, Advocates Begin Multi-Year Abortion Rights Effort

Democratic lawmakers and top advocacy groups are launching a policy campaign to restore “access to a full range of reproductive health care” two years after unprecedented abortion protests rocked the Texas Capitol.

02/12/2015

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Bill To Ban Some Abortions In Oklahoma Clears Panel

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS HOUSTON/AP) — Doctors who perform certain types of abortions in Oklahoma would face up to two years in prison under a bill that has cleared a House committee. The House Public Health […]

02/11/2015

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Planned Parenthood Files Appeal, Seeking To Offer Abortions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it is appealing a state health department rejection of its application seeking to perform abortion services in New Orleans. The organization filed a notice of appeal […]

02/11/2015

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Texas Abortion Clinics Back To Scheduling Patients

Abortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.

10/15/2014

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Court Refuses To Reconsider Texas Abortion Ruling

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a previous ruling that left intact parts of new abortion restrictions in Texas that have forced most abortion clinics across the state to close.

10/09/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Allows Texas To Enforce Abortion Limits

Women seeking legal abortions in Texas starting Friday will drive hours if they live near the Mexico border and have fewer options in big cities after a federal appeals court allowed the state to enforce tough Republican-backed clinic laws.

10/03/2014

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Oklahoma Abortion Provider Sues Over New Law

An Oklahoma doctor who performs nearly half the state’s abortions filed a lawsuit Thursday to block a law that would require clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when an abortion is performed.

10/02/2014

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Wendy Davis Reveals Abortion In Memoir

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s.

09/05/2014

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Judge Finds Texas Abortion Rules Unconstitutional

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.

08/30/2014

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