Abortion

The sexist racism of Mississippi's governor calling abortion ‘Black genocide'

The sexist racism of Mississippi's governor calling abortion ‘Black genocide'

3 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant recently defended Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for joking about “public hanging” - in a state with one of the highest numbers of public lynchings - by...
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Talk: Dr. Leana Wen Dislikes the Politicization of Health Care

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The new president of Planned Parenthood on patient advocacy, conspiracy theories and why it's insulting when anti-choicers call themselves “pro-life.”
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Mississippi Governor Defends Hyde-Smith 'Public Hanging' Comment by Calling African-American Abortion 'Black Genocide'

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

“Absolutely we have been sensitive to race relations in this state,” Bryant, who has been criticized for declaring April “Confederate Heritage Month,” said during a press...
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Trump's refugee director planning anti-abortion book

1 day ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration's controversial refugee office director is writing a book about his anti-abortion beliefs, two individuals with knowledge confirmed to POLITICO. Scott...
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Kentucky abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

Attorneys for Kentucky's socially conservative governor and the state's only abortion clinic prepared to open their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit...
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Trial of Salvadoran rape survivor held under abortion law delayed

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Judge postpones trial of Imelda Cortez, accused of aggravated attempted homicide, after prosecutor fails to show up.
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More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

3 days ago   |   National Post

KIGALI, Rwanda - More women and girls in poor countries are using modern contraception, signifying progress in efforts to involve women in family planning, according to a...
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Indigenous women coerced into abortions and sterilizations across Canada: senator

3 days ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - When she was 17 years old, Liz was coerced by a Children's Aid worker into having an abortion and being sterilized at a northwestern Ontario hospital, she says - an...
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Clinics That Provide Abortions On Edge After An Uptick In Threats Of Violence

Clinics That Provide Abortions On Edge After An Uptick In Threats Of Violence

4 days ago   |   NPR

The release of Rachelle "Shelley" Shannon, who was imprisoned for shooting and injuring an abortion provider in 1993, has clinics on edge amid increased harassment of clinics...
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Changes In Abortion Rights Following The Midterm Elections

5 days ago   |   NPR

Voters in two states approved changing their state constitutions to no longer protect abortion rights. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with activist Robin Marty about abortion rights...
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Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

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Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia calls for death penalty in Khashoggi killing

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Stapleton wins at CMA Awards, honors California bar shooting victims

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Thiem beats Nishikori to keep semifinal hopes alive

Thiem beats Nishikori to keep semifinal hopes alive

LONDON - Dominic Thiem kept alive his chances of reaching the last four at the ATP Finals - and helped out Roger Federer - with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kei Nishikori on Thursday. Read more ...

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Luke Walton salutes 'unselfish' LeBron James after he surpasses Wilt Chamberlain

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Lawyer Michael Avenatti accused of domestic violence

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Report of student with gun prompts lockdown at Wekiva High School

Report of student with gun prompts lockdown at Wekiva High School

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Stormy Daniels says she'll dump Michael Avenatti as her lawyer if the abuse...

Stormy Daniels says she'll dump Michael Avenatti as her lawyer if the abuse allegations against him are true

Adult film star Stormy Daniels said she'll fire her attorney Michael Avenatti if the domestic abuse allegations against him prove true. Avenatti was arrested on suspicion of... Read more ...

Kyle Busch aims for 2nd NASCAR championship

Kyle Busch aims for 2nd NASCAR championship

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