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Abortion controversy

Poles protest on anniversary of ruling restricting abortion

Protests are being held in Warsaw and other Polish cities to mark the one-year anniversary of a constitutional court ruling that severely restricted abortion rights in the countryByThe Associated PressOctober 22, 2021, 7:07 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWARSAW, Poland -- Protests were held in Warsaw and other…
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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

Texas is urging the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and telling the justices there’s no reason to rush into the caseByThe Associated PressOctober 21, 2021, 4:14 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON -- Texas on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to leave in place its law…
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Rights watchdog faults Malta for abortion, journalist safety

A European human rights watchdog is recommending that Malta legalize abortion, improve gender equality and implement reforms to protect journalistsBy KEVIN SCHEMBRI ORLAND Associated PressOctober 18, 2021, 4:04 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleVALLETTA, Malta -- A European human rights watchdog recommended on Monday…
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Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

A federal appeals court is once again allowing Texas to continue banning most abortionsBy PAUL J. WEBER Associated PressOctober 15, 2021, 3:48 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAUSTIN, Texas -- Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to…
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Abortion supporters ask Oklahoma court to put 3 laws on hold

Reproductive rights supporters are asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to put three anti-abortion laws on hold, including restrictions on medication-induced abortionsByThe Associated PressOctober 14, 2021, 9:41 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleOKLAHOMA CITY -- Reproductive rights supporters have filed an appeal asking…
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Other GOP states urge court to let Texas abortion law stand

A Texas ban on most abortion is getting a show of support from 18 statesBy PAUL J. WEBER Associated PressOctober 14, 2021, 8:26 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAUSTIN, Texas -- Eighteen states threw new support behind Texas' ban on most abortions as the Biden administration waited Thursday for a ruling to determine…
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Appellate court sets hearing in South Carolina abortion case

An appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar measure in MississippiBy MEG KINNARD Associated PressOctober 11, 2021, 4:42 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAn appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging…
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