Abortion controversy

In this April 27, 2018 photo, Dr. Robert Rho walks toward the court room for his trial at Queens County Criminal Court in New York. A jury in the Queens borough of New York heard closing arguments Tuesday, May 1, in the manslaughter case against Rho, who presided over an abortion procedure that went horrifically wrong that resulted in his patient bleeding to death. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 05, 2018 - 10:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York doctor who says he's done 40,000 abortions is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of a woman who was six months pregnant and bled to death. The case in Queens Criminal Court marks one of the rare legal instances of...
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In this April 27, 2018 photo, Dr. Robert Rho walks toward the court room for his trial at Queens County Criminal Court in New York. A jury in the Queens borough of New York heard closing arguments Tuesday, May 1, in the manslaughter case against Rho, who presided over an abortion procedure that went horrifically wrong that resulted in his patient bleeding to death. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 05, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York doctor who says he's done 40,000 abortions has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of a woman who was six months pregnant and bled to death. The case in Queens Criminal Court marks one of the rare legal instances of criminal prosecution of a...
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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, center, signs a six-week abortion ban bill into law during a ceremony in her formal office, Friday, May 4, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. The bill gives Iowa the strictest abortion restrictions in the nation, setting the state up for a lengthy court challenge. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 04, 2018 - 5:10 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation — but setting the state up for a lengthy court fight. The Republican...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:54 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation — but setting the state up for a lengthy court fight. The Republican...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:53 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation — but setting the state up for a lengthy court fight. The Republican...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:52 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a law banning most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or at around six weeks of pregnancy, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation — but setting the state up for a lengthy court fight. The Republican...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:20 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a six-week abortion ban into law on Friday, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation but setting the state up for a lengthy court fight. The Republican governor signed the bill in her formal office at the state Capitol. She...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:12 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Iowa governor's decision to sign a six-week abortion ban (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a six-week abortion ban into law, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation. The Republican governor signed the bill on...
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May 04, 2018 - 2:38 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said she plans to sign a six-week abortion ban into law on Friday, setting the state up for a lengthy court challenge. The Republican governor announced in a news release that she would sign the legislation in her formal office at the state Capitol...
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Democratic Sen. Marlon Kimpson speaks inside the Senate Chambers in Columbia, S.C., Thursday, May 3, 2018 about the abortion ban proposal which would only allow abortions in cases of rape, incest or if the mother's life is at risk. (AP Photo/Christina L. Myers)
May 04, 2018 - 12:13 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Senate has effectively killed a ban on almost all abortions in the state, voting early Friday morning to return the bill to committee. Five Republicans joined Democrats in the 24-21 vote, which came after Democrats held the Senate floor for an hours-long...
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