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Trump attends 47th March for Life

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/24/20, 01:54 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Friday became the first sitting president to address in person the annual gathering of pro-life advocates in the nation’s capital. He touted his administration’s pro-life policies such as withholding Title X family planning funding from abortion centers and protecting conscience rights for pro-life doctors and nurses. “Every child is a precious and sacred gift from God,” the president told the tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall before their march to the U.S. Supreme Court building.

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California admonished for abortion requirements

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/24/20, 01:20 pm

The Trump administration on Friday said California could lose access to federal healthcare funds because it requires insurance plans to cover abortions.

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Democrats wind down impeachment case

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/24/20, 11:51 am

Friday is the third and final day for Democrats to present their arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. After this, White House lawyers will have 24 hours over three days to respond.

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