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Tumult and tears

Life | From an abortion revolt in Argentina to grieving at Willow Creek Community Church in Illinois, here’s a weekend Whirled news roundup
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/10/18, 04:22 pm

Southern exposure

Abortion activists in Argentina reacted violently to news that the country’s Senate voted to continue protections for unborn children in the Latin American nation.

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University of New Mexico ends baby body parts program

Abortion | The school’s tissue procurement operation comes to an end
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/06/18, 04:01 pm

Researchers at the University of New Mexico will no longer procure, sell, or dissect aborted baby body parts, the university announced recently.

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Easing a grief ‘as real as the life itself’

Parenting | Nebraska offers birth certificates to parents of miscarried babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/30/18, 03:52 pm

Nebraska is the first state to offer birth certificates to mothers who experienced miscarriages during any point in their pregnancies.

The commemorative certificates, available this month, will include the sex and name of the baby, or simply “Baby Girl” or “Baby Boy” if the parents did not provide a name. They will also state, “This certificate is not proof of a live birth.”

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