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Supreme Court rules Arkansas can enforce abortion law

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/29/18, 05:40 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled Arkansas can enforce a law protecting babies from medical abortion. The measure requires abortion pill prescribers to contract with a physician who has admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and can assist with complications. The Planned Parenthood affiliate in Arkansas said it couldn’t find any doctors to work with, so it would have to stop administering the abortion-inducing drugs mifepristone and misoprostol. The organization doesn’t perform surgical abortions in the state, but another facility in Little Rock does.

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‘The constitution has changed, but the facts have not’

Abortion | Pro-life groups in Ireland vow to continue fighting to protect unborn babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/28/18, 11:50 am

Pro-life advocates in Ireland watched in dismay Saturday as their country paved the way for legalized abortion through 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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Ireland votes to end protections for unborn babies

by Leigh Jones
Posted 5/26/18, 08:51 am

A leading Irish pro-life group admitted defeat Saturday in its effort to keep the country’s protections for unborn children. Two exit polls taken Friday indicate about 70 percent of voters opted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the country’s constitution, which granted unborn babies the same legal rights as their mothers. The law effectively prevented all abortions except when the mother’s life was in danger.

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