Abortion

Women in support of decriminalizing abortion protest in the rain outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The Senate is debating a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
August 08, 2018 - 11:40 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated all day Wednesday over a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed...
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In this photo released by Argentina's Senate press office, protesters demonstrate in support of loosening the abortion law, left, and against abortion, right, in this photo taken from Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Following months of increasingly tense debate, lawmakers are meeting ahead of a vote on a bill that would decriminalize abortions up to the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. (Delfina Linares/Argentine Senate via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed the measure,...
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Protesters in support of legalizing abortion, right, and those who are against abortion, left, rally outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Argentina’s Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
August 08, 2018 - 8:48 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Senate debated a bill Wednesday that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. Argentina's lower house of Congress already passed the measure,...
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Protesters in support of legalizing abortion, right, and those who are against abortion, left, rally outside Congress where lawmakers are debating the issue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Argentina’s Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
August 08, 2018 - 7:04 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Senate on Wednesday began debating a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the homeland of Pope Francis, setting up a vote that could reverberate around the region. The lower house of Congress has already passed...
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July 30, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is promising to sue the federal government if the Trump administration follows through on a plan to block funding for health providers who refer patients for abortions. The Democrat laid out the legal threat in a letter to federal health officials on...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:01 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho in federal court over new abortion reporting requirements that critics say are unconstitutional and intended to stigmatize women seeking medical care. Planned Parenthood filed the...
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Photo: NY Governor's Office
July 11, 2018 - 5:57 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts has endorsed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for re-election, saying they're championing and protecting New Yorkers' rights. The independent, political arm of Planned Parenthood in New York state cites Cuomo's accomplishments,...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:02 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The speaker of the New York Assembly says now is the time to codify abortion rights in state law. Bronx Democrat Carl Heastie said Tuesday that Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling legalizing abortion nationwide is in "grave danger" and that it's up to lawmakers to ensure...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
July 10, 2018 - 8:50 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in New York state law. Cuomo says Monday that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the measure in light of a vacancy on the U.S...
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South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announces he is vetoing $16 million from the state budget because part of the money goes to Planned Parenthood at a news conference Friday, July 6, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. McMaster made a campaign promise no taxpayer money would go to any group that performs abortions. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
July 06, 2018 - 6:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster removed $16 million for health care from the state budget, saying Friday he wanted to make sure no taxpayer money goes to abortion providers. The Republican governor said he was keeping a promise he made repeatedly as he campaigns for a full...
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