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Utah abortion providers puzzled by how to obey law fixing an imaginary problem

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st July 2017

New rule entails physicians must prescribe unnecessary therapy based on idea fetuses can feel pain at 20 weeks which medical authorities do not endorse How do you fulfill a law when the law requires you to solve an imaginary problem? That is the quandary abortion providers say they find themselves in now that the governor […]

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UN recurs criticism of Ireland’s ‘cruel and inhumane’ abortion statutes

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th July 2017

Human rights committee finds in favour of Siobhn Whelan, who was denied abortion despite fatal foetal syndrome diagnosis The United Nations has again ruled that Irelands abortion statutes have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment. It is the second time in 12 months that the UNs human rights committee has denounced the […]

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Trump signs bill to erode Planned Parenthood funding

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th July 2017

President erases Obama-era action to bar countries from blocking federal family-planning fund to healthcare organizations that perform abortions Further chipping away at his predecessors legacy, Donald Trump has signed legislation that lets states deny federal family planning fund to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Trumps action erases the standard rules, finalized shortly before Barack […]

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Why would you trust a teen to create a kid, but not to have an abortion? | Jessica Valenti

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th July 2017

Laws that restrict teenagers access to abortion services construct no logical sense. Its time to repeal them all Dealing with an unplanned and unwanted pregnancy is a complex experience for anyone. But for teens, who have to juggle increasing, and increasingly complicated, fiscal and legal barriers to abortion access, difficult becomes nearly impossible. And it […]

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Nine Pregnant U.S. Women Confirmed To Have Been Infected With Zika

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention( CDC) has released details of nine corroborated cases of Zika infections in pregnant women in the U.S. Of these, two suffered miscarriages, two opted to have an abortion, while three devoted birth and two remain pregnant. Of the three births, two babies are reported to be healthy while […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Revive Arkansas Abortion Law

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

WASHINGTON, Jan 19( Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme court, which is due to hear arguments in March in an important abortion suit from Texas, on Tuesday rejected a bid by Arkansas to revive a state statute blocked by a lower court that had banned abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The justices left in place […]

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Spain apprehends man known as ‘The Nurse’ for forced abortions on Colombia rebels

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th July 2017

A former fighter with the Farc guerrilla group is accused of carrying out more than 500 forced abortions on female members of the group Spanish police have arrested a man accused of performing more than 500 forced abortions on women fighters belonging to Colombias rebel guerrillas. The human, known as The Nurse and described by […]

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9 Older Women Share Their Harrowing Back Alley Abortion Stories

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st July 2017

1. Mary, 76 -years-old I am 76 years old and had 4 illegal abortions in my twenties. I was and am intelligent and a fast learner. However, I was ignorant of how to protect myself from pregnancy, was convinced that a man had every right to call the shots in a sex encounter( Who was […]

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Donald Trump: Females should face ‘punishment’ for abortions

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th June 2017

Donald Trumpon Wednesday said there has to be some form of penalty for women who have abortions. The statement came in response to a question from MSNBC host Chris Matthews during a town hall event hosted by the cable news channel. Do you believe in punishment for abortionyes or noas a principal? Matthews asked. The […]

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Another Male Lawmaker Claims Rape, Incest Victims Rarely Get Pregnant

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th June 2017

Idaho state Rep. Pete Nielsen( R) claimed women who are victims of rape or incest are less likely to get pregnant than if they had consensual sexuality, echoing infamous remarks by 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin( R-Mo .). Nielsen attained the assertion, which contradicts scientific evidence, during a nation House committee hearing on a […]

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