Abortion controversy

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, leaves a hearing of the Senate Rules Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Leyva's bill SB320 would require all university campuses to offer medication abortion by Jan. 1, 2022. California public universities would be required to offer medication abortion on all 34 campuses under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, a vast expansion of a service that is rare on college campuses nationwide. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 29, 2018 - 8:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would be the first state to require public universities to offer medication abortion under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, a bill that if signed into law would mark a vast expansion of a service that's rare on college campuses. None of the 34...
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January 29, 2018 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday rejected legislation designed to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a vote that put vulnerable Democrats on the record on the issue during an election year. The vote was 51-46, short of the 60-vote threshold to advance the bill. Three Democratic-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, leaves a hearing of the Senate Rules Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Leyva's bill SB320 would require all university campuses to offer medication abortion by Jan. 1, 2022. California public universities would be required to offer medication abortion on all 34 campuses under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, a vast expansion of a service that is rare on college campuses nationwide. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 29, 2018 - 8:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would be the first state to require public universities to offer medication abortion under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, a bill that if signed into law would mark a vast expansion of a service that's rare on college campuses. None of the 34...
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January 29, 2018 - 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected legislation designed to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. But the bill succeeded at putting vulnerable Democrats on the record on that issue, which was one of the Republicans' goals. The GOP is defending its 51-49 majority in the midterm elections...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 26, 2016 file photo, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards waves after speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, said she is stepping down as its president. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 26, 2018 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout but found itself in constant conflict with social conservatives for its role as...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 26, 2016 file photo, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards waves after speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, said she is stepping down as its president. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, is stepping down as its president. Under her leadership, the organization gained in membership, donor support and political clout but found itself in constant conflict with social conservatives for its role as...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 8:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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Thousands gather during the Women's March in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The march is among dozens of rallies being held around the country. The activists are hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — People participating in marches in the United States and around the world walked in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on the anniversary of his inauguration. Tens of thousands of them...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:56 pm
In a story Jan. 19 about women's marches, The Associated Press misidentified the city of Portsmouth as New Hampshire's state capital, which is Concord. The story also said 1 million marched around the world in rallies protesting President Donald Trump's inauguration; global crowd estimates were in...
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