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Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

OMAHA – A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward. The prosecutor handling the case said it’s the first time he has …

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Voters in conservative Kansas resoundingly affirm support for access to abortion | CBC News

Voters in conservative Kansas resoundingly affirm support for access to abortion | CBC News

Kansas voters on Tuesday sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights, rejecting a ballot measure in a conservative state with deep ties to the anti-abortion movement that would have allowed the Republican-controlled legislature to tighten restrictions or ban the procedure outright. It was the first test of voter sentiment after the …

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‘We could feel it’: Kansans celebrate upset abortion rights victory

In a conference room at the Sheraton in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, people screamed, whooped, cheered and cried as a vote to protect abortion rights in Kansas’s state constitution came down late on Tuesday night. And it wasn’t just Democrats. James Quigley, 72, a retired doctor and a Republican from Johnson county, …

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Prosecutors in Michigan county can enforce abortion ban under new court ruling | CBC News

Prosecutors in Michigan county can enforce abortion ban under new court ruling | CBC News

Abortion could become illegal in parts of Michigan after a state Court of Appeals panel said in a decision released Monday that a judge’s injunction blocking the enforcement of a pre-Roe v. Wade ban doesn’t apply to county prosecutors. The 91-year-old abortion ban, which had been blocked in May from taking immediate effect, makes it …

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At least 43 abortion clinics shut in month after Supreme Court overturned Roe, research says, with more likely to close

At least 43 abortion clinics shut in month after Supreme Court overturned Roe, research says, with more likely to close

The research was published Thursday by the Guttmacher Institute, a research and policy organization focused on sexual and reproductive health that supports abortion rights. The closures are concentrated in the South and Midwest, regions that have banned or significantly restricted access to abortion. Guttmacher predicts that the state of abortion access, already “dire,” will get …

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