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945 Articles Matching "abortion"

Planned Parenthood Chief’s Ouster Raises Question: In This Landscape, Can Group Really Steer Away From Abortion Wars?

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Interviews with staffers suggest there were managerial problems beneath Dr. Leana Wen's tenure. But the former chief's departure also highlights an organization at a philosophical crossroads. Where Wen wanted to treat abortion less as a war and more as a health care issue, other leaders in the organization see an aggressive leader as necessary in this time of crisis. Meanwhile, cracks are appearing in the anti-abortion movement, as well, even as members rack up victories....
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Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule'

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring federally subsidized family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, vowing the state would step in to fund most of those clinics itself....
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Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
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WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer....
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Perspectives: Laws To Force Unwanted, Dangerous Pregnancies Are Immoral; Talking About Miscarriage Helps Break Shame

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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Calling Them 'Heartbeat' Laws Is Misleading And Cruel

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
The human fetus is a long way from having a heartbeat just six weeks into pregnancy, but experts say the abortion-tied term can be harmful right...
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Law Requiring Doctors To Tell Patients Abortions Can Be Reversed Compels AMA To Step In

Jul 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
When asked about the decision to sue to block the Nebraska law, AMA President Patrice A. Harris told The Washington Post that “we will oppose any law or regulation that restricts our ability to talk to our patients honestly about their health, health care, or treatment alternatives." News on abortion and Planned Parenthood comes from New Hampshire, Missouri and Maine, as well....
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U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions

Jul 03, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
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US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop...
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Advocates Swarm Mass. Statehouse Over Bill That Would Allow For Later Abortions In Cases Of Fatal Fetal Anomalies

Jun 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The legislation would also get rid of parental consent requirements for teenagers. The fiery hearing drew advocates on both sides of the issue, and it's unclear if lawmakers have enough support to overturn a potential gubernatorial veto if the bill gets that far. Abortion news comes out of Missouri as well....
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Federal Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Ban On Undocumented Teens In U.S. Custody Seeking Abortions

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The policy effectively served as a blanket ban on abortion that was inconsistent with Supreme Court precedents saying the government can’t unduly burden a woman’s right to choose to terminate a pregnancy, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit wrote in a 2-1 ruling on Friday. The court upheld the block on the policy....
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How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm

Jun 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The University of Alabama returned a $21 million gift to the donor, who claims the move is retaliation for his pro-choice advocacy. The exchange is a cautionary tale of a lag in messaging. Even communicators at nonprofits have to get in front of controversies, lest they lose control of the narrative. The University of Alabama […] The post How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Where Politics Trumps Science: Ban On Federal Funding Of Research Using Fetal Tissue

Jun 13, 2019 , Forbes
Advocates of the ban on federal funding of fetal tissue research oppose abortion. But surely numbers of abortions won't be impacted by the ban. What will be directly impacted will are legitimate avenues of clinical research. When politics trumps science, public health becomes the collateral...
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Different Takes: Lessons On Illegal Abortions; Why Are We Still Debating Rape And Incest When it Comes To Abortion?

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on abortion...
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Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
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Different Takes: Roe Was Crippled A While Back, But It’s Standing Firm For Now; Trump Has Figured Out Who Can Reelect Him By Making His Stance On Abortion

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on abortion...
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In NYT ad, 187 CEOs decry new abortion laws, citing workers’ rights

Jun 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The open letter, which links to a website, takes aim at stringent new laws in states including Georgia and Ohio, citing a threat to people’s ‘health, independence and economic stability.’ In a new level of corporate positioning on social issues, scores of CEOs have written an open letter framing the abortion/choice debate as a matter […] The post In NYT ad, 187 CEOs decry new abortion laws, citing workers’ rights appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Different Takes: Voters Will Remember Biden’s Unfortunate Flip-Flop On Abortion; There’s No Such Place Anymore As Being In the Middle Of The Road On Abortion

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on abortion...
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Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued

Jun 11, 2019 , Reuters
The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an "official" decision on the facility's license before it can be reviewed, a court document showed....
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Under pressure, Biden drifts leftward on abortion, climate change

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
The Joe Biden Express to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination went a bit off track this week....
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