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Alabama abortion law should have exceptions

CLOSE Tough, new abortion laws in Alabama and several other states face legal battles in court… and that’s the point. We explain how they take aim at Roe v. Wade. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYRepublican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is the latest Republican to say that Alabama’s new abortion law — one of the […]

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Missouri Legislature passes abortion law at 8 weeks

Associated Press Published 7:44 a.m. ET May 17, 2019 | Updated 1:26 p.m. ET May 17, 2019CLOSE Tough, new abortion laws in Alabama and several other states face legal battles in court… and that’s the point. We explain how they take aim at Roe v. Wade. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s […]

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Warren, Gillibrand want federal law to to thwart states on abortion

CLOSE Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a near-total abortion ban into law. USA TODAYWhite House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on Congress to pass federal legislation that would pre-empt conservative state legislatures from passing laws that limit women’s access to abortions.The push by Warren, of Massachusetts, and Gillibrand, of New York, […]

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Missouri House expected to pass abortion law at 8 weeks

Associated Press Published 7:44 a.m. ET May 17, 2019 CLOSE In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (May 15) AP, APJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s […]

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CODEPINK activists arrested in Venezuelan embassy by law enforcement

CLOSE As turmoil engulfs Venezuela, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration is “watching and waiting” on the situation in Venezuela and standing with opposition leader Juan Guaidó. (April 30) AP, APWASHINGTON — Tensions have been mounting at the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., where liberal activists from the group CODEPINK have occupied […]

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Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.

Court appeals by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood to strike down an Alabama law that bans abortion in the state could take months or years.A precise timeline can’t be calculated, but lawsuits are certain. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed Alabama’s House Bill 314, the Human Life Protection Act, into law on Wednesday.Indiana and Ohio have enacted laws […]

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Pat Robertson says Alabama abortion law ‘has gone too far’

CLOSE Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a near-total abortion ban into law. USA TODAYLongtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama’s near-total abortion ban that on Wednesday became the nation’s most restrictive and one expected to face legal challenge.”I think Alabama has gone too far,” Robertson said Wednesday on “The 700 Club” before the bill was signed into law […]

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2020 Democratic candidates denounce Alabama abortion law

CLOSE In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (May 15) AP, AP”Unconstitutional.” “A utter disgrace.” “It’s time to fight like hell.”2020 Democratic presidential candidates are hitting […]