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Assisted suicide bill passes in Maine

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/05/19, 10:46 am

The Maine Senate narrowly passed a bill Tuesday to legalize assisted suicide, just a day after the state House of Representatives passed the measure by a one-vote margin. The bill now goes to Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat who has not taken a public position on the issue. If Mills signs the Maine Death with Dignity Act into law, her state will join seven others and the District of Columbia in legalizing the practice.

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Children ‘are not garbage’

Abortion | U.S. Supreme Court upholds post-abortion burial rules but does not defend the right to life
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/03/19, 04:49 pm

In a partial win for unborn babies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week in favor of an Indiana law requiring abortion facilities to bury or cremate aborted babies’ bodies. But the justices let stand a lower court ruling that a Indiana law protecting babies from abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability was unconstitutional.

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Last Missouri Planned Parenthood to stay open

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/31/19, 03:22 pm

A Missouri judge on Friday ordered that the state’s last remaining abortion center can continue operating just hours before the Planned Parenthood facility’s license was set to expire. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services had not renewed Planned Parenthood’s license due to concerns about failed abortions, compromised patient safety, and legal violations at the facility.

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